The little man inside our head

the little man inside our head

Words by Lea (she/her), 18 NSW  The piece ‘The little man inside our head’ contains themes about mental health, anxiety and depression which may be difficult to read or triggering to some readers. Readers in need can seek support from the following services. 1800RESPECT – 1800 737 732 Lifeline – 13 11 14   I…

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The ‘F’ Word

The F Word | YMCA WA

Words by Jess, 22 NSW When you look in the mirror, I wonder what you see. Why do you breathe in so hard, grab your skin and look displeased? I hear you joke about wanting to be smaller, and that you need to ‘quit the cake’. But it doesn’t seem that funny, to project on…

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Self-Care in the Workplace – Lessons From the Frontline

Self-Care WhyNot

Words by Kevin, 26, VIC Self-care is all about ensuring that you remain physically, mentally, and spiritually recharged. Considering the frenetic pace at which the modern day world runs, it is more important than ever. But is self-care just about making time for yourself? As a health professional delivering therapy in the community, there are…

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Self-Help Books Are Anything but Helpful

Words by Justine, 19 QLD Many young people are suffering from mental illness these days, especially anxiety and depression. It’s hard being a young person in a world with so much developing technology and a world where schools are putting more and more pressure on students to succeed at all costs. Whilst borrowing a self-help…

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