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Author: Minds4Health

Summer is nearly here. And with that comes days at the beach and the pool, lots of sun and heat and, of course, sticky treats, like ice cream and paddle pops. While a lot of kids (and parents) embrace those things, other children, especially those...

We’ve been rocked by terribly sad news of suicide lately. First came the news of the two devastating teen suicides only weeks apart at Iona College in Brisbane. Only a couple of weeks later we were overwhelmed by the horrific live stream of the suicide...

All children have tantrums, and all children disobey their parents sometimes. In fact, all children are just plain defiant once in a while. But when defiance gets out of control, it can turn into an exhausting battle of wills between the parent and the child....

If you ask someone about assertiveness, they are likely to say it means standing up for yourself and that it’s a good way to be. But putting this idea into practice is something many of us find challenging. Let’s explore some common reasons why people...

Being a parent brings inexpressible joy. But being a parent is also a lot of work. A study in the US shows that mothers work an average of 98 hours per week. In Australia, the Australian Institute of Family Studies’ research puts that number at about...

They’re being called ‘Generation Covid’. They’re the young Australians who have seen their plans, hopes and dreams shattered because of the global pandemic. And, they’re struggling to cope with the rising anxiety. For the past three months, researchers at Swinburne University have been surveying people across Australia,...

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