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Tag: anxiety

Mental health issues do not define who you are, says advocate

Mental health matters. That’s the driving force behind Newcastle-based advocate and Black Dog Institute volunteer Elliot Waters’ work. The 30-year-old is a Breaking Down Depression presenter, where, through a 45-minute session, he talks about...

What is anxiety and how can you manage it?

New columnist and Australian pioneer of the practice of mindfulness, Charlotte Thaarup, discusses why people become anxious and whether or not it's a bad thing. There are many media and research reports about the...

Returning to school a perfect time to “start again”

As children return to full-time, face-to-face learning, Newcastle child psychologist Lynn Jenkins warns now is not the time to ignore “scary thoughts”. Speaking about the effects of COVID-19 on her young clients, and...