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NDIS and Mental Health Support – How Does it Work?

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The National Disability Insurance Scheme, or NDIS, is a way of funding care and support for Australians living with disabilities. NDIS helps participants access everything from health services to community support – the NDIS is designed to be an all-encompassing funding provider for those with a disability. Of course, mental health support is a crucial


What to Expect from Your First Counselling Session at Life Resolutions

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At Life Resolutions, we understand that the first therapy session can often be the most nerve-wracking, especially if you do not know what the session with comprise of. So, here we seek to explain what one can expect from their first counselling session with the Life Resolutions team. Counselling at Life Resolutions The first counselling


Life Resolutions on Dealing with the Stress of a Global Pandemic

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The Stresses of 2020 and COVID-19 People all across the world are dealing with more stress than ever due to COVID-19 pandemic. While this is absolutely normal and expected during a global trauma, it should be addressed to prevent any severe ramifications to people’s mental health and overall well-being. Whether it is due to loss


Jodie Brenton’s Advice on Getting Through the Stresses of COVID-19

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The effects of COVID-19 on the mental health of Australians This year has seen a substantial rise in the demand for mental health support through both online help services and psychology clinics, showing that the year 2020 is severely grinding on the mental well-being of Australians and people across the world. The Black Dog Institute


What to do When COVID-19 Puts Your Marriage on the Rocks

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Mary Magalotti on the pressures COVID-19 has put on Marriages The year 2020 has been a year full of stress, anxiety and frustration for many Australians. Furthermore, with social isolation restrictions and lockdowns in place across the country and the majority of people working from home, people are spending more time than ever along with


How to Help a Loved One Overcome Depression

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Mary Magalotti Seeing a loved one dealing with depression can be extremely painful and even frustrating, and one of the most common questions we get asked at Life Resolutions is how to support someone with depression. Here is our brief guide on how to do this. Be sensitive – Do not judge the actions of


Jodie Brenton’s Advice on Facing Trauma

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Trauma can be defined in numerous ways, but essentially, it is an individual experience of dealing with the effects and symptoms that have resulted from a specific trauma, with the experience varying substantially from person to person. When a person has experienced trauma, their bran can be significantly affected, leading to difficulties dealing with their


Experiencing Perinatal Depression and Anxiety

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While pregnancy can be the most beautiful journey for some parents, it can be one of struggles and difficulties for others. Perinatal depression and anxiety are common conditions for parents to develop during pregnancy and the early stages of parenthood. They are when a parent is the development of depression or anxiety during or immediately


Enhance Working from Home Productivity with Life Resolutions

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Life Resolutions- Work From Home in 2020 This year, the amount of people working from home has skyrocketed due to the pandemic. While some people find themselves being more productive under these new circumstances, others are struggling. So, Jodie Brenton and the Life Resolution’s team have compiled some strategies to help people to improve their


The Life Resolutions Team on Understanding and Addressing Trauma

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Life Resolutions help on Trauma Trauma is defined as the direct or indirect exposure to an adverse event which leaves lasting and uncontrollable effects. While humans and their brains are incredibly resilient and strong, when exposed to negative and painful experiences, the brain can be quite fragile, with these experiences often leading to trauma. Both