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It’s the time of year where people will be setting expectations for a joyful Christmas, and planning time to connect with family and friends. However, for many, the festive season can also highlight financial issues, family conflict, loneliness and increase stress for people with anxiety and depression. Some people might…READ MORE
There are many different types of supports a participant can purchase through NDIS funding. They all aim to increase independence and inclusion in social and economic participation. We get asked a lot of questions about NDIS Plans and two of the big questions are, what can I do with the…READ MORE
Creating a great work culture leads to increased productivity and satisfaction amongst employees. As an employer, you can create a more positive work culture by motivating and encouraging your employees within their roles. Recognising their contributions and celebrating their talents will help you progress towards a working environment where employees…READ MORE
If you feel that you are struggling with emotional difficulties, life challenges, and mental health concerns, then counselling can benefit you. It may take some time to decide whether you are ready for counselling. Often people will wait and see if time, lifestyle changes, or the support of friends and…READ MORE
If you have been out of the workplace for a while or have limited professional experience, an interview isn’t the place to worry about your shortcomings. After all, an interview is an opportunity to get your foot in the door. Being able to anticipate the potential questions and answer them…READ MORE
Diversity in the workplace means the acceptance and inclusion of employees of all backgrounds. A diverse workplace is an important asset, since it acknowledges the individual strengths of each employee and the potential they bring. Valuing the differences of others is what ultimately brings us all together and can be…READ MORE
The human brain is a truly amazing organ. It helps us stay alive and enables us to make sense of and respond to the world around us. When all parts of our brain work together, we can remain calm and connected, even during times of heightened emotion. However, there are…READ MORE
Making the decision to reach out for assistance with managing your mental health is a big step and if you feel worried about attending your first session, that is completely normal. To put your mind at ease, here are some guidelines on what you can expect during your first appointment.…READ MORE
Routine is important to your wellbeing. Having a routine can be a valuable form of communication – it helps us to know what’s coming up and when, what others may say or do, and what is expected of us. But starting up a new routine, or adding to your existing…READ MORE
Everyone enjoys a relaxing holiday, and as we enter the festive season many of us begin to dream about the perfect getaway. For some people with disability, concerns about accessibility at new destinations can be daunting, and overshadow the excitement of a much-needed break.READ MORE
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