Who could have ever predicted 18 months ago there would be times where we would have to physically isolate ourselves from others?
I work in mental health promotion and I spend a lot of my time educating others about the importance of being socially connected.
So, you’ve registered for The Push Up Challenge 2020. Your t-shirt has arrived, you’re pumped about being involved and you’re preparing to take on the challenge of 3,046 push-ups in 21 days all in the name of mental health awareness...Read more2 March 2020
With mental health being such a serious issue within the Australian community, funding, support and awareness has never been more crucial. The latest National Survey Of Mental Health And Wellbeing estimated that 94.2% of Australians who attempted suicide in the past 12 months were linked in some way to a mental disorder within the same time...Read more20 June 2019
Thanks to our friends in TV and Movie-land the concept of what “Good Mental Health” means is widely misunderstood. To many, the term “mental health” is related to some diagnosed with a mental health issue, so if you don’t have diagnosed schizophrenia, depression or anxiety disorder you’re in good mental health, right?...Read more20 June 2019
The importance of community support for mental health - having people around you that understand and raising awareness so that people understand the issues and can offer better support etc.
The Bad News: It will affect you.
With 1 in 4 people experiencing mental health problems at some point... Read more
We all just want to be happy right? To live our lives in a positive and meaningful way and cope with life’s changes and challenges?
Since happiness and good mental health go hand in hand, it is important to keep a healthy headspace and focus on your mental health and wellbeing every day, no matter what life throws at you...Read more
Mental health awareness. It’s the core message and mission of this year’s Push-Up Challenge and something our team is particularly passionate about.
With the help of thousands (even millions) of participants, the Australia-wide Push-Up Challenge (June 11th – 31th 2020) will help to raise awareness for the 3,046 lives lost as a result from mental health related...Read more
If you’re feeling a little down, even getting your body moving for just a few minutes can pep you up and help you manage your emotions.
Activities that involving moving your body are awesome for your headspace.