Reliable Beauty Advice From Someone Who Doesn’t Own a Comb

There are many powerful reasons to learn how to manage your stress. Doing so can make you less likely to experience mental health conditions, suffer serious diseases or drop dead from a heart attack. It...

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St John Ambulance Northern Territory Launches Mindarma

St John Ambulance Northern Territory is taking a proactive role in protecting the mental health of its staff and volunteers, with today’s rollout of e-learning program Mindarma. The new evidence-based program was developed based on...

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Mindarma featured on Channel 10 News

Mindarma was featured on Channel 10 News over the weekend. See how our evidence-based program is boosting the resilience of first responders at Fire and Rescue NSW and teaching firies how to manage the stress...

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Control Freak Delete – reset how you deal with difficult emotions

I have never flown a plane. I haven’t a clue what any of those thousands of switches in the cockpit actually do. Despite this, there is a little control freak part of me that would...

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Crying Shame – doing the one thing every tough guy is terrified of

My little sister had just hit me in the head with a golf club. It hurt, but I distinctly remember feeling pretty impressed with myself, because despite having a 7-iron accidentally smacked into my noggin,...

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Are you taking joy seriously enough?

Throughout evolution humans have become highly attuned to danger and threats. For millennia it was survival of the most cautious. Optimists, who weren’t so worried about that rustle in the bushes, would get eaten by...

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Fire and Rescue NSW launches Mindarma

Fire and Rescue NSW is taking a leading role in protecting the mental health of its workforce, with today’s rollout of the e-learning program Mindarma. The new evidence-based program was developed following a successful trial,...

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Steal Back Your Life

Practising mindfulness sounds frightfully boring. That’s why I prefer to think of it as a fun game that I call stealing back my life. You can play it too. Start by rating your busyness on...

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What to do when you’ve been doing all the right things

Most of us are good people who are trying to do all the right things. So, why is all that effort not being rewarded with fabulous feelings of achievement, contentment and satisfaction? Why instead, do...

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It’s all gone horribly pear-shaped

There are times when things will go pear-shaped… and then there are the times when that pear will be all squished, mouldy and have a big fat worm in it. Sadly, horrible pears happen. So,...

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World-first study delivers practical approach to building resilience at work

There is no doubt our first responders deserve the very best protection. Now world-first research will see emergency services workers become better equipped to take on the many mental health challenges of their demanding roles....

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Stillness should not be scary. Boredom is not the bogeyman.

Pac-Gal was a game very similar to Pac-Man (the main differences being that Pac-Gal wore a bow on her digital yellow dome and in a sign of the pay gap, was significantly less expensive). When...

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