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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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How to break the negative thought loop

Dwelling on, or ruminating about things that haven’t happened, or worrying about things in the past, can create a cycle or ‘loop’ of negative thoughts that can be hard to escape from and can stop you from enjoying the present. Here we have listed some simple steps you can take to help break the negative thinking loop.

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Mental health benefits of pet ownership

74% of pet owners reported mental health improvements as a result of pet ownership. But did you know that there are other ways in which pets can improve your mental health and overall wellbeing? Here we’ve identified five common health benefits of pet ownership.

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The mental and physical challenges of quitting smoking

Unpleasant withdrawal symptoms are a common reason why so many people struggle to quit smoking. Understand the mental and physical challenges of quitting smoking and what the best way to finally quit smoking is.

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What is mental chatter

Mental chatter is the inner voice that doesn’t stop – constantly racing from one thing to the next. Learn more & find tips to beat it.

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Coping with work stress

Most people of working age have worked at least one job that caused them considerable stress and worry. What’s the best way to cope in such an environment?

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5 reasons your relationship may lack intimacy

Here are five common reasons why there may be a lack of intimacy in your relationship.

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Don’t just ask a question on R U OK? Day

R U OK? Day is about checking in with people. But would you know what to do next if they told you they’re not doing well?

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Eating disorders myths and facts

Eating disorders are some of the most misunderstood mental health conditions.

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