The Future is Good

Growing up I was highly dubious about being good. I desperately wanted Sylvester to devour Tweety. I wanted to see the Coyote finally eat that stupid beeping Roadrunner for breakfast. It was the 1980’s and...

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“I just don’t think we are right for each other.”

10 Ways to Break Up With Busyness Ask people how they have been and almost everyone will have the same answer – busy. It’s extremely socially acceptable to be busy. Detail how much you have...

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There’s a US$1.15 trillion a year hole in my bucket, dear Liza

Some numbers are so staggeringly large it is hard to get your head around them. According to research from the World Health Organisation (WHO) US$925 billion per year is the amount depression and anxiety disorders...

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How can I remain calm when there’s so much annoying, stupid crap to be angry...

Anger is a fairly useless emotion. According to anger researcher Dr Stephen Laurent, its only possible benefit may be in unskilled fighting. So, what is one to do when met with endless news stories detailing...

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The Joy of Joy

As a young child I was a joy-seeking missile. I lived for it. It was pretty much all I cared about. There was playing with puppy dogs joy. There was running under the sprinkler joy....

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Mindarma Awarded for Supporting NSW Ambulance Workers

Mindarma has won the 2018 Mental Health Matters Award for its work in helping support the mental health of more than 5000 employees at NSW Ambulance. The evidence-based e-learning program was rolled out across NSW...

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Mindarma Pilot Study Published in JMIR

A study conducted by Mindarma co-founder, Sadhbh Joyce and the UNSW Workplace Mental Health Research team has today been published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. The pilot study examines whether a mindfulness-based resilience-training...

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What’s the cost of winning at all costs?

Lance Armstrong was once the world’s greatest success story. Remarkably, he had managed to pull himself up off his deathbed, get on a bike and win the Tour de France seven times. Through sheer single-mindedness,...

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I thought I was escaping… but I ended up glued to a terrible Nicholas Cage...

“I really like that couch… except for all the blood on it.” Recently, I binge watched a lot of Nordic noir. These dark, disturbing dramas bring together serial killers, searing violence and sophisticated interior design....

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Resilience wasn’t built in a day… and other valuable research findings

Research completed by Mindarma co-founder Sadhbh Joyce has now been published in BMJ Open. The research paper provides a systematic review and meta-analysis of resilience training programs and interventions. The aim of the research was...

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The 7 Habits of Highly Resilient People

In the late 80’s Stephen Covey published The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Power-suited men and shoulder-padded women everywhere rushed out to purchase this new business/self-help bible. Almost 30 years on, many of the...

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Sh*t! What should I do? There’s an elephant in the room and it’s crying…

Mental health is still the elephant in the room. In fact, it’s the elephant in the office, in the factory and down the mine. It’s that great big giant thing which everyone, in workplaces everywhere...

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