Meditation: There’s no ‘one-best-way’

Meditation: There’s no ‘one-best-way’

Meditation is cleansing for the soul – but you don’t have to sit cross legged in front of a shrine to practice this habit. Some form of meditation is practiced in virtually every community throughout the world. Educators, spiritual leaders, and mental health experts...
Women’s Mental Health

Women’s Mental Health

Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week is a week dedicated to all women across Australia to make good health a priority. Jean Hailes for Women’s Health saw an opportunity to create this event in 2013 and have promoted this week annually since, in honour of the extraordinary...
The Importance of Celebrating the Little Successes

The Importance of Celebrating the Little Successes

Ever heard the saying ‘Success is not a destination, it’s a journey’? When we think about accomplishments, we often focus on how good we feel when we achieve a long-term goal or experience a major breakthrough. These big wins are great—but they are fairly rare. The...
Why It’s Ok To Not Be Perfect

Why It’s Ok To Not Be Perfect

‘You catch yourself constantly striving for more, but no matter how much you get, you never know if what you desire will help you become your best self or just drive you further down the dissatisfying road of perfectionism’ Dr. Ilene Cohen says, author of When It’s...
Introducing Dr Jane Direen

Introducing Dr Jane Direen

Dr Jane Direen – Psychologist Why did you decide on a career in this industry? I became fascinated with human behavior when I completed an introduction to psychology course in College. I had always been interested in health (physical, mental, emotional etc) since I...
Introducing Samantha Sturmer

Introducing Samantha Sturmer

Sam Sturmer – Social Worker – St Helens, Launceston & Rural Outreach Why did you decide on a career in this industry? I am passionate about working with our most vulnerable people in society and mental health is an area where I would like to gain more...