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My relationship is in trouble. What next?

Unexpectedly finding out that your relationship is in trouble can come as a deep shock. So what can you do next?

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Sadness vs depression (and when to get help)

Feeling down? Everyone feels sad once in a while. However, if those feelings keep returning or are so intense that they affect daily life, it may be a symptom of underlying depression.

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Myths and facts about bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder can seriously affect a person’s wellbeing and quality of life, not just because of the effects on mood and general mental health, but also because of the stigma experienced by many people living with the condition.

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What makes us truly happy?

March 20 is the International Day of Happiness. It’s a timely reminder of what truly makes people happy.

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How talking to a counsellor can help with your anger

Anger is a normal feeling that everyone feels at some point. If you find that anger is affecting your job, relationships, wellbeing or physical health then it may be time to think about how you can keep things under control.

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What is family violence and domestic violence?

You have probably heard the terms domestic violence and family violence. But what is the difference between the two and what do they mean?

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Relationships and coming out

Big life changes (even positive ones) can be stressful. Since coming out is one of the bigger decisions in life, doing so may bring further challenges or place strain on a relationship.

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Helping someone who is experiencing culture shock

Huge life changes can be very stressful. There are few changes as big as moving to a new country. Here’s some advice on how to help someone who is experiencing culture shock.

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Is loneliness a disease?

An estimated 5.6 million Australians are affected by loneliness. Most of us have felt lonely at some point in our lives, but historically, the true impact of loneliness on mental health and wellbeing has not been fully understood. Thankfully, that mindset is changing.

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How do you stop a bad habit?

Are you struggling with motivation for that New Year’s resolution? Did you fall back into a bad habit that you were determined to quit? Have you tried several times to change something in your life? There’s a reason why change is much harder than it seems.