Holiday Season | Setting Boundaries

Setting Healthy Boundaries This Holiday Season

Setting Healthy Boundaries This Holiday Season   It’s the most wonderful time of the year – or at least it should be. The holidays are all about spending time with the ones you love. However, if you don’t have healthy boundaries, you’re setting yourself up for nothing but stress and unhappiness. Boundaries define who we…

Mental health in older adults

Mental health and aging

The global population is aging at a rapid pace, with the world’s population of individuals over 65 projected to double from 12% to 22% over the next thirty years – an increase in the older adult population of over 1.1 billion people! Universally there continues to be a strong association between aging and health issues…

FIFO mental health

FIFO: the toll on mental health

What is FIFO work? Fly-in fly-out work, commonly referred to as FIFO, is an increasingly popular avenue of employment for many Australians. Currently over 60,000 West Australians currently occupying various FIFO roles. FIFO involves flying to a remote location, working there for a set amount of time, before flying out to return home for a…

Loneliness

Coping with loneliness: strategies for a happier life

Loneliness is a complex, universal feeling many of us have experienced at various stages in our lives – with 1 in 2 Australians (51%) reporting experiences of loneliness at least once per week. Despite its commonality, particularly during Covid-19 lockdowns, extended periods of loneliness and social isolation can have significant impacts on our mental health…