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Knowing More About Stillbirth Could Save a Baby’s Life

By Nicole Fuge, Mama Disrupt® Managing Editor Stillbirth. It’s not something any mother expects to go through, so when it happens, the big question is – WHY? Brisbane mum, Holly, is one of the 2200 mothers who sadly have a stillbirth. And she shares the heartbreaking moment she gave birth to …

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3 Simple Steps to Declutter Your Mind

By Jo Burgess A cluttered mind makes you unproductive, indecisive and stuck in your own way. Getting rid of mental clutter is just as important as culling physical clutter, as it gives you the freedom to focus and make way for more important things. I’ve compiled a simple three-step process to …

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R U OK? It’s OK To Not Be OK

By Yakira Giger R U OK? My automatic reply is always “Yes, I’m fine.” *Smile and wave, smile and wave…* But why? Why do we feel so CONCERNED about voicing the way we REALLY feel? When in fact, what we really want to say is: “Actually, no – I’m not. I …

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Why We Must Talk About Mental Health Challenges

By Dr Jenny Brockis Thank you Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles, for having the courage to speak out about your recent mental health challenges. Because the more we speak out about our struggles, the more we normalise talking about our feelings. And the more we normalise our feelings, the stronger …

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5 Practical Calming Techniques For Kids Who Worry

By Tammi Kirkness If you’re needing to help your littles find calm and release their worries more these days, you are not alone – here are some practical calming techniques to try at home. Remember, we are living through a strange time in history right now, and many of us are worried, so …

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8 Steps to Positive Self Love

By Natalie Bascur Life is tough, and often the struggle is all too real, but our vulnerabilities don’t make us weaker, they teach us to be strong while circumnavigating the challenging journey that is life. With studies showing that 1 in 5 Australians experience mental illness each year, and yet …

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When The Mental Load Becomes Too Heavy

By Nicola Appleton Nope, you’re not imagining it. There’s a gender gap existing right in the heart of your home – and it’s called the mental load. It’s a term that’s gained a lot of traction in recent years and describes all the behind-the-scenes tasks – big or small – that …

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11 signs you might have PND

By Cheryl Fingleson Adjusting to parenthood is tough going and it’s natural for parents – both mums and dads – to feel overwhelmed by their new normal. But when the baby blues last longer than a few weeks or so, it’s important to consider whether post-natal depression or anxiety has …

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How to Embrace Change and Not Fear Losing Fans Along the Way

By Carlii Lyon  In a sense, we’re all in the business of “public relations”. I think back to my time as a celebrity publicist and what my role entailed. Essentially, my client had a well-known public persona and it was my job to ensure promotional activities reinforced that image. The …

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11 signs you might have PND

by Cheryl Fingleson Adjusting to parenthood is tough going and it’s natural for parents – both mums and dads – to feel overwhelmed by their new normal. But when the baby blues last longer than a few weeks or so, it’s important to consider whether post-natal depression or anxiety has …