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How can I build connections with other people?

If you are naturally shy or lack confidence, building connections can feel intimidating. Here are some tips to help you get to know others on a deeper level.

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10 ways to look after your mental health

The past year has been difficult, and many people have experienced poorer mental health. Here are some of the best ways to help improve your mental health.

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How to deal with unexpected change

There are many changes in our lives that we don’t anticipate. Why is dealing with change so hard and how can we get better at dealing with unexpected change?

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What are the signs of an unhealthy relationship?

Are you in a relationship that just doesn’t feel right? What are the signs of an unhealthy relationship and what should you do if you’re in one?

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How to deal with disappointment

Although dealing with disappointment can be difficult, there are lots of things that can help you overcome it. Here are our tips for how to deal with disappointment in your day-to-day life.

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What is self-esteem and how do you improve it?

Although we all have moments where feel down about ourselves, people with low self-esteem have these moments more often than not. So why do some people think less of themselves, and what are some tips on how to improve self-esteem?

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How to support a friend who isn’t coping

Do you have a friend who is overwhelmed and not coping with life right now? Knowing the best way to support a friend can be challenging, particularly if you’re not sure what is wrong. Here are some signs to look out for when you think your friend isn’t coping and some things you can do to help.

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Most popular blogs of 2020

As 2020 comes to a close, let’s take a look at the most popular blog topics over the past 12 months that have resonated with our readers and community. If you’re concerned about your mental health, speak to a CAREinMIND professional counsellor. We’re available 24/7.

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Ways to manage loneliness

Most people have experienced loneliness at some point in their life. For Victorians, many of us would have felt it even more during the pandemic restrictions. A preliminary study suggests that 1 in 2 Australians felt lonelier since the coronavirus. Many situations can cause loneliness, but the good news is, there are things we can do to manage it.

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How to survive your child’s public tantrum

Raising a child can be challenging. But nothing tests you more than trying to contain and control a child throwing a tantrum in public while keeping your cool.