Wellbeing Blog

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A new dad’s guide to surviving the first month

The first four weeks of being a new dad will be one of the scariest times of your life. To make this a little less scary we’ve complied a few tips on how to get through it.

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Favourite blogs of 2019

As the year draws to a close it’s time to look back at some of the most engaging topics and information that have resonated within our community.

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14 quotes about manhood that still work!

Many of the famed quotes about manhood would be considered unhealthy now, but there’s still some gems out there. Here are just some of our faves.

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What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health disorder characterised by a repetitive cycle of obsessions (or perceived threats) and compulsions; which are behaviours intended to soothe the distress that accompanies the obsessions. Understand the obsessions, compulsions and how it is treated.

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Coping on Father’s Day

Father’s Day can be a difficult and confronting time. Here are some tips on how to cope on Father’s Day, whether you’re a dad, step-parent, partner or family member.

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How to promote mental health at your work site

The suicide rate among young tradesmen is more than twice that of other men. Why isn’t mental health at work talked about more often?

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Why it’s important to reach out to a mate

Friendship Day isn’t well known in Australia but it’s a great reminder to reach out to a mate.

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Mental Fitness

Preventative action is a vital part of looking after your mental health. Here’s some tips on establishing a ‘mental fitness’ routine.

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Benefits of Volunteering

Many people who volunteer know the great feeling associated with helping others, but what people may not know are the proven benefits on overall health and happiness. Volunteering offers countless social, mental and physical health benefits. Here we outline some of the profound impacts of volunteering.

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Resolving intimacy problems in a relationship

Intimacy is the ‘connectedness’ between two people. A problem with (or a lack of) intimacy may indicate a problem with the relationship.

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