Mental Health During a Pandemic

September 18, 2020Mental health, ,

How you respond to stress during the pandemic can depend on your background, your social support from family or friends, your financial situation, your health and emotional background, the community you live in, and many other factors. Now we are in the midst of the pandemic mental health concerns are growing significantly.  Prior to the pandemic each day, at least six Australians died from suicide and a further thirty people will attempted to take their …

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How to Build Personal Resilience

February 11, 2020Mental health, , ,

Resilience affects how well we adapt to the challenges in life – challenges that we all face at one point or another. Losing our jobs, the death of a loved one, the end of a romantic relationship, physical illnesses or trauma. These hardships can’t be avoided. The more resilient a person is, the better they can “bounce back” after dealing with what life throws at them. Luckily, resilience isn’t just a trait you either have …

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