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Making the Case for Peer Support

https://t.co/voifyLEz1B — Better Blokes (@BetterBlokesNZ) May 14, 2020 The earliest known peer support group in mental health was the Lunatic Friends’ Society established in England…

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Lived experience crucial in peer support

https://t.co/v8xnQej7vY — Better Blokes (@BetterBlokesNZ) May 14, 2020 The following two African men explained the benefit of HIV-specific groups: “Here, you get a lot of…

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South Auckland Peer Support

Mondays 4:00pm – 6:00pm Poutoa Papalii 09 378 8825 poutoa.papalii@betterblokes.org.nz

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Kiwis among earliest sleepers and risers

A University of Michigan study using data from Entrain, a smartphone app aimed at reducing jetlag, found Kiwis on average go to sleep at 10.48pm…

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MSD: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Download Guidance on use of PPE in Social Services (PDF-132kb)It is important to note that: • To protect yourself and those you work with, you…

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Vulnerability: The Key to Better Relationships | Mark Manson

https://markmanson.net/vulnerability-in-relationships Humor me for a moment—read through this list and tell me if any of it applies to you: You consistently fall into boring conversation…

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Brené Brown: Vulnerability, not over-sharing

Vulnerability is NOT oversharing. Vulnerability is MUTUAL. That means the person with which you are sharing is also bearing her soul (maybe not in that…

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How To Embrace Vulnerability As Your Greatest Strength

https://medium.com/the-mission/how-to-embrace-vulnerability-as-your-greatest-strength-d2ac2b80ba52 Your shadows are one aspect of your character. When healed, you realise the completeness of your being. Therefore, become a student of vulnerability by…

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Intentional Peer Support: A Personal Retrospective by Shery Mead

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Watch “What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness | Robert Waldinger” on YouTube

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to…

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