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Marriage Equality and Mental Health

Marriage Equality and Mental Health

| June 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Where are all the suicide bombers and the oppressed women?

Where are all the suicide bombers and the oppressed women?

| June 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A slight sense of unease accompanied me to my recent teaching experience at a Muslim school in a large city in Australia. I’m not sure why. I had initially felt privileged when the school invited me to talk to staff and students about youth mental health and I don’t usually have any biases or prejudices, […]

Free Training for Parents of Teens – Hobart

Free Training for Parents of Teens – Hobart

| March 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of an exciting research project being conducted by the University of Melbourne and aimed at parents of teens, I have been invited to conduct one of my Youth Mental Health First Aid courses in Hobart, which research participants will be able to attend for free. Any parent with a teen aged between twelve […]

Free Training for Parents of Teens – Sydney

Free Training for Parents of Teens – Sydney

| March 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

As part of an exciting research project being conducted by the University of Melbourne and aimed at parents of teens, I have been invited to conduct one of my Youth Mental Health First Aid courses in Sydney, which research participants will be able to attend for free. Any parent with a teen aged between twelve […]

Dear Men, Where’s Your Commitment?

Dear Men, Where’s Your Commitment?

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

I have got to say this. I am shocked at how many men today seem to think it’s okay to abdicate their responsibility to their family. I seem to be assessing so many men these days who are naval gazing and narcissistic, constantly complaining about how everyone has done them wrong. Don’t get me wrong, […]

Do mobile phones increase the risk of brain cancer?

Do mobile phones increase the risk of brain cancer?

| November 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week some really interesting research has been published, stating that long-term use of mobile phones and cordless phones can increase the chance of developing glioma, the most common type of brain tumour. YIKES!!!!!! Now, before you go and throw your phones away, let’s have a closer look. If you want to read the research […]

YOR Health – Products for Health and Vitality

YOR Health – Products for Health and Vitality

| November 14, 2014 | 1 Comments

Having a healthy digestive system is crucial to becoming and maintaining a healthy body. With a backed up or clogged digestive tract, nutrients, antioxidants, proteins and enzymes are not completely absorbed into our bloodstream, meaning we are wasting so much of our already depleted food. Our bodies already have a powerful engine that knows how […]

Can Psychiatric Labelling of Kids be Dangerous?

Can Psychiatric Labelling of Kids be Dangerous?

| November 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

In 2012, an amazing, talented young woman by the name of Karise Eden became the winner of the first ever series of “The Voice” in Australia. She is, without doubt, an enormous talent and has a voice that is both powerful and haunting. Like all good contestants on any reality television show, she has a […]

Stop “Dumbing Down” Male Depression – It’s Complex and Needs a Re-Think

Stop “Dumbing Down” Male Depression – It’s Complex and Needs a Re-Think

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

The 1990’s have been referred to as “the decade of the antidepressant.” Pharmaceutical companies went into overdrive advertising them and many of us jumped naively on the bandwagon thinking we’d found a quick fix. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the miracle pill we all thought it was. We’ve realised since then, thank goodness, that depression is a […]

Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness

Beyond Right and Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness

| October 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

So, this post is a bit on the heavy side, but I reckon that if you follow through with the challenge I’m about to give you, you’ll find it to be quite a beautiful, maybe even a healing, post. I have a challenge for you. It’s very simple. I want you to read this post, […]