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29/04/2020

AFL Executive Darren Birch opens up about Burnout, Depression & Recovery An unbearable pressure COVID-19 is forcing some of us to slow down, face extreme financial pressure with job losses or re-evaluate our connection with friends, family and an uncertain future. Yet others find themselves under even greater pressure to perform in their corporate roles […]

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02/03/2020

When you or someone you love has a problem with drinking, it can affect not only that person but everyone around them. Those who have an alcohol dependency often prioritise drinking above spending time with the people they care about the most. If this sounds all too familiar, read on to discover how to get […]

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23/02/2020

In Australia, heavy drinking is often considered normal, so spotting the signs of a drinking problem isn’t easy. Drinking alcohol is deeply ingrained into our culture from a young age. In fact, in some social circles, refraining from drinking alcohol may be considered out of the norm. This and the fact that we all respond […]

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16/02/2020

In today’s world, it’s surprising just how easy it is to hide an alcohol addiction. For some people, developing alcohol addiction may become obvious very quickly, whereas for others it may be easily disguised, especially if they spend a lot of time alone, or mask their alcohol dependence amongst social events. The definition of alcoholism […]

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08/02/2020

A tequila-fuelled night of partying every once in a while may seem like a good idea at the time, but even one night of binge drinking can have harmful effects on your body. Drinking too much alcohol in one session, or in a short space of time like over a long weekend can cause acute […]

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01/02/2020

A  recipe for the Body, Mind and Soul Makes 10-12 balls   Download as PDF INGREDIENTS Almond Paste 100gm ground almonds 3 tbsp maple syrup or honey 1 tbsp vanilla essence Chocolate Sauce 3 tbsp cacao butter 1 tbsp coconut oil 2 tbsp cacao powder 3 tbsp maple syrup 1tsp vanilla DIRECTIONS STEP 1 Combine […]

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28/10/2019

If you’ve been reading our depression series, you’ll know that there is no one way people experience depression. Accordingly, there is no one way to treat depression. Rather, a combination of different treatments may be necessary. Treatment for depression can be much like a journey; it may take time and multiple courses of action before […]

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21/10/2019

Depression is different for everyone. It can often vary according to a person’s age, gender, personality traits, and cultural background, and people will often experience a range of different symptoms of depression. What we do know, however, is that depression is generally classified as when a person has been feeling down and sad for more […]

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15/10/2019

Have you ever wondered what causes depression? Now that we understand what depression is, it can be beneficial to become familiar with the causes of depression, as this may help us understand the illness and find ways to treat it. While psychologists, scientists, and other mental health professionals are yet to understand exactly what causes depression, […]

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