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Tips to help you make that change

Making a New Year’s resolution this year? Make sure it is realistic, set short-term goals, be accountable for your actions and understand that failure is part of the process. It is never too late to change!

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Why is change so hard?

A new year, a new you… how many times has that been said over the years? Each year, many of us set new goals to change yet fail to make any headway in accomplishing them.

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Avoiding New Year’s Eve FOMO

It feels like everyone is celebrating this party season, but you’re feeling stressed worrying about where to go and who with… maybe you are experiencing FOMO! ‘Fear Of Missing Out’, whilst not a new concept, is a recently coined acronym, largely influenced by social media sharing behaviour… seeing what our friends are up to without us! See how you can avoid FOMO this New Year’s Eve.

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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 than that. Regardless of how much you work, it can take a toll on your mental health. It’s important to take care of yourself at work to reduce work stress.

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Supporting your work colleague

During Mental Health Week and beyond, take the time to notice whether you have a work colleague who is struggling. You may see that they are becoming withdrawn or not coping with their workload.

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Mental Health Week

This Sunday is World Mental Health Day and the start of Mental Health Week in Australia. The theme this year is Do You See What I See? It’s a campaign that challenges some of the stereotypes and perceptions of mental illness.

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RU OK? Day

Today is RU OK? Day, a chance to start a conversation with a friend who is struggling to cope. If you’ve noticed your friend is less chatty than usual or avoiding social activities, trust your gut instinct and ask them how they are going.

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