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relationship conflict first aid

For twenty-five years Relationship Coach and Counsellor Chris Pye has supported individuals, couples, families and teams to transform conflict into deeper connection. Now, over three issues, from November to January, he unpacks his 9 essential guideposts for a more harmonious relationship. Here’s Relationship Conflict First Aid, Part 2. Guidepost 4: Receive Listening means so much …

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The family of Jamie Wood want a change to hospital processes they say failed the popular performer. Jamie took his life earlier this year. Assistant Shadow Minister for Mental Health Rob Molhoek suggested the name ‘Jamie’s Rule’ for the changes. In an interview with the Courier-Mail, Jamie’s family say the system failed him. In the …

Louw Breytenbach mr gay world 2021

The Mr Gay World 2021 competition just culminated in a virtual coronation held on YouTube. 31-year-old South African Louw Breytenbach took the crown and will share the title with 2020 winner, Leonard Kodie Macayan from the Philippines. Previous recent winners came from Spain, Australia and the Philippines. Louw Breytenbach, from Boksburg in South Africa, is …

Relationship Coach

As a Relationship Coach and Counsellor, I often meet individuals and couples who have lost sight of one vital thing – ‘Why?’ We get so caught up in the ‘what’ and ‘how’ of our busy lives and relationships that we can forget to pause and consider our true purpose. Research tells us that reconnecting with, …

sadness

Sadness and grief can suck. Those feelings don’t feel good, so understandably, people give them a wide berth. But there’s a big spectrum of sadness. It can be the ‘bitch, please’ frustration of your miniature pooch Fifi Lovepuff chewing up the Art Deco diamante tiara you wanted her to wear at the Pride Fair Day. …

AJ Clementine yubo

LGBTQI+ advocate AJ Clementine will live stream on Yubo tonight as part of the platform’s support for Gen Z mental health. The ‘Express Session’ Q&A and community discussion occur during National Mental Health Month. “We all know it’s been another tough year. Not only for Aussies but across the globe. As part of its commitment …

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Sadly, people in our communities sometimes experience a mental health crisis or even end their own lives. How do you recognise when someone is struggling, and what can you do to help? People often avoid bringing up concerns to their friends, fearing they might make things worse. Unsure what to do, they try to distract. …

intimate partners avoiding conflict

When we begin a new relationship, we drag behind us a swag of stuff from old ones. And not just gym equipment and tacky furniture! There’s a whole bunch of less visible stuff. But that stuff will make itself known as we navigate from the honeymoon phase to a deeper, more authentic connection. Here are …

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Family and Friends will gather for an Amy Schulkins memorial on Sunday afternoon. Friend Phoenix Violet also invited anyone unable to attend to light a candle for Amy at 7 pm Sunday. Amy Schulkins disappeared on 30 December. Earlier, she and her wife visited her parents for dinner. Last Friday, police found her submerged car …

Anxiety

Anxiety is an important emotion as it keeps us physically safe. When a psychotic rabies-infected emu threatens to maul you, anxiety will prompt you to flee the danger. But that doesn’t happen often. Unhealthily high anxiety levels are generally not helpful. Words: Paul Martin is the Senior Psychologist at the Centre for Human Potential. Anxiety can severely …

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