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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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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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How to eat healthy when stressed out

There are plenty of times during our lives where we feel stressed and under pressure. It’s during these times that we need to look after ourselves the most, yet often in times of high stress the first thing we neglect is our diet. Let’s look at the best things to eat when you’re felling stressed.

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What Now? Moving on from a Natural Disaster

Living through a natural disaster can be a nightmare. That doesn’t mean that moving on needs to be as well.

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Breaking up is hard to do: Escaping toxic relationships

Toxic relationships can be extremely damaging to not only our mental health but sometimes our physical health as well. Given the nature of relationships it can be sometimes difficult for us to break free from those relationships even though we’re aware they’re not healthy for us.

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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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Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health disorder in which people have recurring, unwanted thoughts that cause them to feel driven to do something repetitively. OCD affects two to three percent of Australians and can impact people of all ages and walks of life.

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