Real resilience – stories from Australia’s first responders

Unprecedented in scale, Australia’s bushfires have presented extreme challenges for many first responders. We speak to NSW firefighters and paramedics about their personal experiences and most difficult days on the job. Find out what they...

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UNSW supports graduate lawyer mental health with introduction of Mindarma

Graduate lawyers will be equipped with vital psychological skills as part of the new Practical Legal Training (PLT) program offered by the University of New South Wales, Sydney. Those undertaking the course will complete Mindarma,...

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A simple, practical way to support first responders affected by the fires.

The recent bushfires across Australia have made it an extremely challenging time for many. As our way of offering support, we are making freely available a range of guided mindfulness exercises to all emergency service...

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Finally, a New Year’s Resolution Worth Keeping

We usher in each New Year with hope in our hearts, tasty finger food in our fingers and colourful explosions in the sky. But each New Year it doesn’t work out quite as we expected....

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Beyond Bravery – supporting the mental wellbeing of firefighters in unprecedented conditions

Australian firefighters are facing up to the most challenging fire season in history. With summer just beginning, 1000’s have been called upon to battle catastrophic conditions and bushfires that have already burnt through millions of...

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GET IN YOUR BOX!

The real you never stood a chance. All this time it has been pushed and prodded into this narrow little box. Societal norms, familial expectations and peer pressure were responsible for much of this pushing....

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If you are too busy to read this, you need to read this.

As humans we’re highly adaptable. When things get super-busy we find ways to get it done. We can sleep a little less. We can chew our breakfast a little faster. We can skip lunch because...

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Supporting those who support others – Mindarma Rolls Out to Rural Lifestyle Options Australia

Today Mindarma has been rolled out to all workers within Rural Lifestyle Options Australia (RLOA) as part of our Do Good, Be Kind initiative. Based in South-East Queensland and Northern NSW, RLOA exists to enrich...

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Reliable Beauty Advice From Someone Who Doesn’t Own a Comb

There are many powerful reasons to learn how to manage your stress. Doing so can make you less likely to experience mental health conditions, suffer serious diseases or drop dead from a heart attack. It...

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St John Ambulance Northern Territory Launches Mindarma

St John Ambulance Northern Territory is taking a proactive role in protecting the mental health of its staff and volunteers, with today’s rollout of e-learning program Mindarma. The new evidence-based program was developed based on...

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Mindarma featured on Channel 10 News

Mindarma was featured on Channel 10 News over the weekend. See how our evidence-based program is boosting the resilience of first responders at Fire and Rescue NSW and teaching firies how to manage the stress...

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Control Freak Delete – reset how you deal with difficult emotions

I have never flown a plane. I haven’t a clue what any of those thousands of switches in the cockpit actually do. Despite this, there is a little control freak part of me that would...

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