Bullying and your rights

Bullying has long lasting detrimental affects on a person. The following information provides some insight into what is bullying, your rights, how bullying can affect you, and what to do if you are being bullied at school.   Your Rights You have a right to feel safe and to be treated fairly and respectfully, these […]

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Do you clench or grind your teeth at night?

Do you clench or grind your teeth at night? Grinding or clenching your teeth at night can be very painful. The medical term for teeth grinding and clenching of the jaw is known as bruxism. The teeth grinding action that occurs with bruxism is unconscious. This is why hypnosis for bruxism can be effective, as […]

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Children who bully at school

Understanding school bullying School bullying is a serious problem in many countries. Bullying is observed across gender, race, ethnicity and socioeconomic status. It is prevalent in all grades and all schools – and can be mild, moderate or severe. Bullying is now widely considered as a systematic abuse of power, that is, the intention of […]

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Older people and mental health

  For many people, life really does begin at 60. You’ve got more time for the things you’ve always wanted to do – visit new places, take up hobbies, or see more of friends and family.  However, some things can seem a bit harder. We start losing people close to us. Friends and family are […]

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What are Bipolar Disorders

It is estimated that the global prevalence of bipolar disorder is between 1 and 2% and has been said to be as high as 5% and, according to the World Health Organization, is the 6th leading case of disability in the world.     What is bipolar disorder? Bipolar disorder is a brain disorder that […]

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Are You Worried About Someone Else’s Drug Problem?

Caring for a partner, family member or friend who has a drug and/or alcohol abuse problem can leave you feeling isolated and alone. It may be hard to talk to others about your situation, particularly if they haven’t had the same experience as you. It’s difficult to accept, but often we make someone else’s problem […]

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Understanding and Managing Anxiety

 What is anxiety? Anxiety refers to feelings of worry, nervousness, or a sense of apprehension, typically about an upcoming event where the outcome is uncertain, or where the person feels he or she might not be up to the task. Anxiety is commonly experienced in high pressure situations, for example, prior to a making a […]

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Understanding and Managing Stress

What is stress? Stress is often described as a feeling of being overloaded, wound-up tight, tense and worried. We all experience stress at times. It can sometimes help to motivate us to get a task finished, or perform well. But stress can also be harmful if we become over-stressed and it interferes with our ability […]

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Is Your Workplace Mentaly Healthy

Did you know Mental illness is now the leading cause of sickness absence and long term work incapacity in the developed world? A report conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers in March 2014 estimates that the cost to Australian business is approximately $10.9 billion per year. Mental health conditions come at a huge cost, not only to individuals […]

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