Tag Archive for: Youth mental health

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Sleep hygiene: how to make the most of your shut-eye

What is sleep hygiene? Sleep hygiene is exactly as it sounds. It’s all about making sure you’re following good sleeping habits. It’s no different to your personal hygiene, or even your diet. How well we sleep can have profound effects…
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Social nightmares: online bullying and teenagers

We live in a world where everything we interact with – from news, people, entertainment and much more – is done so with the help of the internet and technology. In fact, Australians spend just over six hours on the internet each and every…
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Building resilience and self-management

Let’s talk about all things resilience and self-management, two terms and concepts that have blown up in recent years. Resilience training and self-management techniques can drastically improve your personal life and work life, so let’s…
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The importance of role models

Think back to when you were a child. Who did you want to be? Was it your favourite footy player? A movie star or celebrity? How about one of your parents or your favourite uncle or aunt? Everyone looked up to someone as a child, and even…
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Body beautiful: eating disorders

It’s difficult to know how many people are living with an eating disorder in Australia – some put the figure as high as 16% of the population, whilst others put it at 4%. Even more people experience disordered eating behaviours, such as…