Dealing with Adult Bullies

Dealing with Adult Bullies   When we talk about bullying, we think of school yard scenarios involving children.  It is important, however, to consider the impact bullying can have in the context of adult interactions.  The outcomes of the bullying can be equally as severe for adults as it can for children, including feelings of…

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Why so Blue? Autism Awareness Month

Why so Blue? Autism Awareness Month   April is Autism Awareness Month globally and Autism Queensland has officially launched their “Go Blue for Autism” campaign in order raise funds and awareness of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a lifelong developmental disability that affects one in 100 Australians.   Firstly a recap on what Autism is…. Autism is…

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Deal with Changes in Life

HOW WELL DO YOU ADAPT TO THE INEVITABLE CHANGES THAT HAPPEN IN LIFE? How to deal with changes in life. Adapting takes RESILIENCE… read this! 10 Ways to build resilience 1. Make connections Good relationships with close family members, friends, or others are important. Accepting help and support from those who care about you and…

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Six Reasons Why Young People Bully

What makes a young person torment and assault other children and students regularly? Why do some kids repeatedly push, shove and hit other children at school? What makes adolescents humiliate, insult, or ostracise a peer? Finding answers to these questions might help us understand why bullying occurs. This is especially important because bullying affects about…

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Say No to Bullying

Say NO to Bullying…. On Friday 16 March 2018 and get ready to say ‘Bullying. No Way!’ with schools across the nation. This National Day of Action is Australia’s key anti-bullying event for schools.  In the lead up to this day, it is useful to highlight some facts about bullying. What is Bullying  Bullying is…

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