Posted in Psychology

How to build your confidence — and spark it in others | Brittany Packnett

“Confidence is the necessary spark before everything that follows,” says educator and activist Brittany Packnett. In an inspiring talk, she shares three ways to crack…

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Posted in Sexual Abuse

Sexual abuse in childhood leads to greater difficulty with adult relationships

https://aifs.gov.au/cfca/publications/long-term-effects-child-sexual-abuse/interpersonal-outcomes There is increasing evidence that children who have been abused, and in particular sexually abused, have greater difficulties with interpersonal relationships and especially trust…

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Posted in Crime

What to Do if Your Child is Being Cyber Bullied

But when cyberbullying is ongoing, the first step is obviously to talk to the child to make sure they are mentally, emotionally and physically well….

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Posted in Psychology

Don’t Let Your Children Take the Myers-Briggs

psychologytoday.com: Don’t Let Your Children Take the Myers-Briggs. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/quantum-leaps/202005/dont-let-your-children-take-the-myers-briggs?amp Michael Wilmot, who studies the theoretical structure of personality assessments, stated, “The thing about personality types…

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Posted in Racism

One’s own language is an internationally recognised human right

An Auckland cafe is facing a social media firestorm after a customer snapped a picture of a "racist" sign.https://t.co/ETWgoaVSWF — nzherald (@nzherald) May 27, 2020…

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Posted in Depression

Depressed : What Should I Do?

The thoughts we say to ourselves play a big role in how we feel. https://greatist.com/health/depression-cant-get-out-of-bed “Instead, break the day down into smaller, more manageable tasks….

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Posted in Psychology

Grieving at Work

Grieving at Work: Coping with Loss While Managing Responsibilities https://t.co/gjUPi7saYS #GriefandLoss pic.twitter.com/DLxZeXui6h — PsychCentral (@PsychCentral) May 26, 2020 Grief is a natural response to a…

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Posted in Social Work

Male Survivors Waikato: a free counselling service

The service is being delivered by Male Support Services Waikato and manager Mike Holloway said they would be providing it for as long as it…

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Posted in Better Blokes

Some Benefits of Peer Support

Meeting with people who speak your language When you are in a peer support relationship (one-to one or in a peer group), it’s common to…

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Posted in Abuse Sexual Abuse

Oranga Tamariki : Identify Abuse

SOME OF THE SIGNS You may be worried about the wellbeing of a child or young person, but feel unsure about whether to let someone…

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