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Talking to your teenagers: Teenager sitting with her back to us looking moody
Talking to your teenagers

As teenagers go through developmental changes, they often feel like no one understands them, especially their parents. If you aren’t already actively engaged with your teenager, there’s still time to get to know them better with these tips from MensLine Australia.

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Reducing financial pressure during Christmas

Is Christmas the most expensive time of the year? As December rolls around, it may start to feel that way. Between buying gifts, going out to parties, and entertaining, the financial pressure starts to add up! To help you out this season, we’ve put together some tips to help reduce the burden on your wallet.

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Tips for adults talking to their parents

Life is busy. In an ideal world, your parents would be a regular part of the mix, visiting them once a week or having lunch on a regular basis. But in reality, this is rarely the case. To help you maintain a lasting relationship with your parents (or at least be polite), we’ve compiled some tips.

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Grow a mo, save a bro

Started in Australia in 2003, the Movember foundation has grown to fund more than 1,200 men’s health initiatives across 21 countries. Movember has a simple goal – to stop men dying young.

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Being a young father

Win and Steve are both passionate skateboarders, but they’re even more passionate about being dads. Reflecting on their lives growing up as young fathers, Win and Steve understand the pressures of being a young and single father and want to raise awareness about the mental health issues of single dads.

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Work-life balance

Traditional gender roles within the home used to be men worked while most women stayed at home to raise the children. But as more women have entered the workforce, balancing family and work has become a significant challenge for both men and women.

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Workplace happiness

A 75 year Harvard study has found that there is one thing that surpasses everything else when it comes to being happy: good relationships. We can foster good relationships at home with our family, friends and partners. But what about work?

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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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Active listening

Listening is an important part of effective communication. We have conversations throughout the day, but sometimes we’re not listening as well as we could.

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RU OK? Day

RU OK? Day is a chance to start a conversation with a mate who is struggling to cope.

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