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2017
Top topics of 2017

Suicide is a sensitive topic: there continues to be some stigma when it comes to discussing suicidal thoughts, suicide misconceptions, and bereavement following a suicide. These most visited topics of 2017 demonstrate the support people need.

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Entertaining unexpected guests at Christmas

You’re getting ready for your quiet Christmas, and then you find out that unexpected guests will be arriving! With all of the stress you are already feeling over the season, the last thing you may want, is to be entertaining extra people, but if you don’t have a choice, keep calm and try these tips

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Time pressure at Christmas

Many of us over commit on what we can achieve at Christmas, which can lead to a feeling of being stressed and overwhelmed. To help you get back on track, we’ve compiled some tips to take some of the time pressure off this festive season.

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Taking care of yourself at work

Most people work a 36-40 hour week, but there are also a lot of people who work more or less than that. Regardless of how much you work, it can still take a toll on your mental health.

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It’s been a bit of a year, really. We’ve taken a snapshot at the topics most important to our community over the year. Check it out!
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If panic attacks are taking over your life, it may be time to consider a change and how to take care of your mental health. Call and speak to one of our counsellors anytime 1300 651 251.
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If you're worried about facing the festive season alone, especially if you've recently had a relationship end, here are some crowd-sourced perks for flying solo that may help you face forward confidently.
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Friendships bring us joy and companionship. But what happens when a friendship turns toxic? @Headspace have got some info to help.
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New research suggests that exercise may change the way our brain is structured.
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