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The power of a good support network

Having a good support network is a vital tool in maintaining your mental health and wellbeing. As social creatures, our relationships and connections are a basic and core need, behind only physical and safety needs in importance.

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What are the symptoms of a panic attack?

A panic attack is an occurrence of strong anxiety and fear (and accompanying physical reactions) that seems to happen without an obvious cause.  Panic attacks are a result of our ‘fight or flight’ instinct engaging, without the threat of immediate physical danger being present.

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Understanding & getting help for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
What is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)?

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a trauma or stressor-related disorder that can develop in people who have experienced a traumatic, life-threatening or catastrophic event. Learn more.

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Signs and symptoms of high functioning anxiety

You may have seen or heard the phrase ‘high functioning anxiety’ more and more lately, but what does it mean? High-functioning anxiety describes those who experience many of the signs and symptoms of anxiety but contrary to the stereotype, seem to cope well with life and are often very successful. Learn more.

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Seeking help for men – overcome the barriers!

MensLine Australia recently sat down with Leon, a social worker with almost 30 years’ experience, to get his perspective of the challenges of seeking help for men.

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Be a good dad – help your kids overcome bullying

No parent ever wants to hear that their child is a victim of a bully.  Here are some tips on how to be a good dad and help your kids through this difficult time by recognising bullying and helping put a stop to it (without getting all Clint Eastwood about it). #BullyingNoWay

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Work stress management techniques
Work stress management techniques

Dealing with workplace stress? Learn more about the causes of this common affliction and some techniques for stress management at work.

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Nature healing for anxiety, depression & stress
Nature healing for anxiety, depression & stress

Many of us instinctively know that time spent in nature is great for both the body and mind, but now a growing body of research is scientifically proving its benefit for depression symptoms, anxiety attacks & stress relief

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Resolving Conflict

Conflict will happen from time to time in your life, but if you deal with it properly, it doesn’t have to be destructive. Here, MensLine Australia looks at the signs of damaging conflict and what you can do.

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Relationship goals! Positive relationship advice for men
Relationship goals! Positive relationship advice for men

Advice to help you become the MVP (#MostValuablePartner) is here!  These relationship goals aim to help you make your partner feel like they are your #1 draft pick – put them at the centre of your world and championship gold will follow!

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