Wellbeing Blog

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Helping others manage anger

There are many ways to manage anger, including; mindfulness, meditation, breathing exercises or simply going for a walk to cool off when triggered. Other distractive activities include drawing, writing or playing sport. Here MensLine Australia’s Changing for Good speak with Ken Nathan about how we can help people to manage anger. Ken is the Founder and Director of Interventions Plus.

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Maintaining family harmony during times of crisis

Families may find their physical and mental health impacted by crisis. This can mean we are less focussed on how we relate to our partners, children or others in our family. However, it’s important we work to maintain harmony in our closest relationships, as they will likely be our biggest support through difficult times.

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Protecting yourself and others online during COVID-19

It’s never been more important to stay virtually connected. Yet increased internet usage has seen a rise in cyber bullying, phishing scams, conspiracies and misinformation. Here we look at the current risks of engaging online, as well as ways to help others (particularly young people) combat these and stay safe online.

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Staying on top of working from home during COVID-19

Due to the current COVID-19 crisis, many people have found themselves working from home. There are many benefits to working from home, as well as some pitfalls. Here we look at some of the challenges and how to stay on top of working from home.

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MensLine Australia – Help is Here campaign

On the Line Australia welcomes the announcement by Minister for Women, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, and Minister for Families and Social Services, Senator the Hon Anne Ruston, that the Morrison Government is launching a new campaign to combat domestic violence during the COVID-19 crisis. The Help is Here campaign has two clear messages that help is here and tough times do not excuse tougher times at home.

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Physical, mental, and financial support during COVID-19

COVID-19 has led many of us to feel concerned about our health. One of the best ways to protect our health is to know where to go for support. Here, we have complied some tips for keeping safe, as well as resources for practical support, including support options available if your job, financial or housing situation has been impacted by this crisis.

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Homeschooling (and keeping kids busy) during COVID-19

The COVID- 19 pandemic is having a significant impact on people’s lives. One of the biggest challenges, has been for parents and carers to guide their children through ‘at home’ learning. Here we look at some tips and resources to help you keep the kids happy and learning.

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Looking after your mental health during COVID-19

Stress and anxiety can have a negative impact on your health – both in the short and long term. Learn how to look after your mental health during COVID-19.

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Where did my life go? How to have a social life with a baby

Research conducted shows that 52% of new parents felt both lonely and socially isolated. Lets look at some ways new fathers can avoid social isolation with a newborn.

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How to survive your child’s public meltdown

Sooner or later your child is going to throw some sort of tantrum in public and everybody is going to look. Here’s how you can survive.

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