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  • all
  • about us
  • addiction
  • changing behaviours
  • depression
  • loneliness
  • meditation
  • MHFA
  • neurodiversity
  • stress
  • suicide prevention
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changing behaviours

How can I change my habits this year?

New year, new you, new me.
Nope, not this year.

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New year's fireworks
changing behaviours

A new year with no resolutions

Boom – and then it’s January.
So much hope and anticipation for the new year ahead.
As the last notes of Auld Lang Syne fade away amid the cheers, hugs, and kisses, we ponder what the next 12 months has in store.

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A man alone in the snow
loneliness

What is loneliness to me?

I’m lucky, I have friends – good friends, not just mates.

I have a great family and we all get on and stick together, but that doesn’t mean I don’t get lonely.

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neurodiversity

Living like an alien

I have not always been proud of myself, and I have not always liked myself.

For years I let the negative taunts from school (from peers and teachers) stay in the forefront of my mind. I let those voices replay, over and over again.

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person alone, standing on a snowy road
loneliness

christmas – a time for listening

I went to turn the calendar over the other day. December had crept in.
But December never creeps in really, does it? It always comes in with a blaze of Christmas lights for excitement of the days and weeks ahead. Anticipation of the Christmas tree and whatever may lie underneath it.

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Lonely man standing in the desert
loneliness

lonely this christmas

I’ve decided to access my inner poet, and draw on our theme this month of loneliness.

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