Ways to Prevent Domestic Violence

When a death occurs due to domestic violence, people ask what can be done to prevent another death. Every time it is more mental health services, more refuge services or more police education. These are not prevention! These are necessary intervention services, for when a pattern of behaviour has already occurred. Intervention services do not prevent Domestic Violence. Or we are told the solution...

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Running on Empty

The solution may not simply be refuelling. Do you have days when you feel like you are playing catch up? Do you fall into bed at night exhausted but not able to sleep – your mind is racing? Are the words “Sea Change” close to your heart. You are not alone. But the solution may involve more than just refuelling; it may be time...

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A simple truth about life

A simple truth about life.   We appreciate life when we are faced with death. We live life when we are faced with destruction. We create in the face of adversity. We sing when we need to be free. We dance when we need stillness within. When we have everything handed to us, we turn away. We need to struggle, we need to fight,...

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A Simple Truth About Suicide

Emotionally mentally healthy people do not kill themselves. To prevent suicide requires showing people how to be emotionally mentally healthy. To become emotional mentally healthy requires you to ‘do’ things that balance, connect and integrate the mind: specifically between thinking (mental) and feeling (emotional); right (intuitive) and left (logical) brain; conscious and unconscious; verbal and non-verbal. The way many of us live focuses on...

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