Christopher John

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4 Reasons Why Being Comfortable Isn’t a Good Thing | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>We should all be comfortable, shouldn’t we?</i><p>Well the answer may be obvious to most; yes of course everyone should have the right to a comfortable …

Motivation

Mental health failing costs business $11b

''Many business leaders don't know how to help those who are struggling with a mental-health condition,'' Ms Harman said. ''These people continue to …

Partners in Mining: Mental Health and Our Family

Conference presentation delivered by Katie McGill as part of the NSW Mining Health and Safety Conference in May 2014. The presentation outlines why family mental health is important to mining and other workplaces and details of a new pilot program called Partners in Mining.

Charities reconsider Sterling's donations

50 Happiness Quotes to Change the Way You Think

<i>“People are just as happy as they make up their minds to be.”<br>―Abraham Lincoln</i><p>It usually isn’t what you have, where you are, or what you’ve been …

Conversations Matter

A range of practical resources relevant for individuals, families, community groups, workplaces and educational settings are available.<p>Resources for …

10 Traits of Emotionally Resilient People

Brad Waters, <i>Guest Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Ten years ago this month, Hara Estroff Marano, Editor-at-Large for <i>Psychology Today,</i> wrote in her article “The Art …

What Makes Life Worth Living: Create Tiny Epic Moments

<b>“One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it’s worth watching.” ~Unknown</b><p>What do you think you’ll see as you lie dying?<p>Upon first …

7 Questions to End Your Week With

Many of us go through our entire lives as total strangers to ourselves, simply because we never pause long enough for moments of self-inquiry. We are …

Social media gives the homeless in S.F. a helping hand

Until recently, Alana was one of hundreds of disabled and elderly people living on the streets of San Francisco. When her wheelchair was stolen, Alana couldn’t move from her sleeping spot. A community advocate helped Alana secure a spot in a shelter and reached out to a San Francisco-based …

Burglars Return Stolen Computers To Nonprofit With Heartfelt Apology Note (PHOTO)

When burglars in San Bernardino County, Calif., realized the computers they'd stolen were from a nonprofit that helps victims of sexual violence, they returned them -- along with an apology note that may restore your faith in humanity.<p><b>(Story Continues Below)</b><p>The thieves broke into the San Bernardino …

Young vs. old: Who performs more consistently?

Older adults tend to exhibit less variability on cognitive tasks due to higher motivation, a balanced routine, and mood stability, according to new …

The forgotten election issue: hopeless state of mental health care

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has called for a “productivity pact” to address the decline in Australia’s productivity as a key challenge for the nation, …

The voices in my head | Eleanor Longden

Tidy desk or messy desk? Each has its benefits

Working at a clean and prim desk may promote healthy eating, generosity, and conventionality, according to new research. But, the research also shows …

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Applications Open for Anti-Poverty Awards | PBA

Applications are open for the 2013 Anti-Poverty Awards which aim to recognise and highlight the individuals and schools across Australia who are …

Self image in girls | APS

Teach girls to value themselves for who they are, rather than how they look. If you have boys, teach them to value girls as friends, sisters and …

Language problems clue to later illness

Children with impairments that make speaking and understanding others difficult are two times more likely to develop mental illnesses later in life, …

A Question That Can Change Your Life

For years I’ve exercised every day — doing weights, cardio, yoga — but despite my continuous effort, I haven’t seen much change.<p>Until a few months ago.<p>Recently, my body has changed. My muscles are stronger, more defined, and I’ve lost five pounds along with a visible layer of fat. So what did I do …

Work for us

Private Practitioners<p>(Clinical Psychologist/ Psychologist, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists)<p>headspace is Australia’s National Youth Mental …

Nocookies

You have cookies turned off<p>To use this website, cookies must be enabled in your browser. To enable cookies, follow the instructions for your browser …

Gympie to welcome more First Year Constables

Member for Gympie, David Gibson MP is urging the community to make welcome 3 additional police officers who will be starting in the Gympie region in …

Education & training

Understanding children who live with trauma: a public conversation

In partnership with The Benevolent Society, <i>Life Matters</i> presents the latest in a series of public talks on contemporary social issues, the values we …

Libraries

RT @ruokday: @SuperFriendMHF & Australian Mental Health Minister Jacinta Collins ask Victoria: How far will you go? #QMark2 http://t.co/6AJ20i9ghy