10 Ways to Defeat Depression

When it comes to mental health, prevention is always better than cure. Here are ten natural ways to defeat depression. Even if you don't suffer from depression, you will improve your life by implementing these ten simple strategies. C.S. Lewis wrote that "Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also harder to bear". I want to share with you the following practical tips to ...

By |2021-11-25T15:05:25+10:00November 26th, 2021|MENS HEALTH|1 Comment
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5 Habits of Healthy and Happy People

Healthy habits are important when life is busy and stressful. These five simple strategies are almost guaranteed to improve your life and make you a happier person. Are you able to ‘shake it off’ when faced with the stress of looming deadlines, relationship conflicts, family pressures, long work hours and burgeoning household chores? If not, you’re perfectly normal. For many of us, the strains of daily life can quickly take their ...

By |2021-11-17T12:28:27+10:00November 18th, 2021|FAMILIES, MENS HEALTH|0 Comments
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Insomnomore: Six Tips to Sleep Well and Stay Happy

Can't sleep? You're not alone, and you're also not without hope. Consider these simple, practical strategies to get your sleep habits back on track. Whether it’s your late afternoon latte, noisy neighbours, or just too much on your mind, daytime mayhem often means bedtime bedlam. We work hard to meet our daily commitments, but a lack of quality sleep can play havoc with our bodies and minds. Tiredness can affect our ...

By |2021-11-08T14:39:03+10:00November 9th, 2021|Dads, FAMILIES, MENS HEALTH|0 Comments
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10 Life-Giving Hacks for Living Within Lockdown Limits

Health-hindering lockdowns are by no means fun. The routine COVID-19 “stay home” decrees were agreeably necessary when little was known about the virus. 19 months on, government decrees are less about preserving health, and more about governments serving themselves. There’s little doubt that keeping people scared, helps an increasingly militant bureaucracy keep emergency powers firmly in their hands. It’s with this in mind that I’m reluctant to give out ideas for ...

By |2021-08-27T21:50:35+10:00August 28th, 2021|Children, Dads, FAMILIES|0 Comments
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5 Ways to Get in Shape for Spring

Did you know that nearly half of Australians expect to gain up to two kilos during winter? Some surveys suggest 90 per cent of people eat more fast and snack foods and takeaways because they make them feel warmer and happier; 36 per cent of Australians worry about weight gain during winter; and 59 per cent know that weight gain will be caused by exercising less and eating more fast and ...

By |2021-08-23T10:33:39+10:00August 24th, 2021|FAMILIES, MENS HEALTH, MOTHERS|0 Comments
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Warm Up Your Wellbeing

As the cold weather sets in, it’s vital to give your mind and body a boost to improve overall mood and wellbeing. 1. Centre in on your diet. Fill your plate with plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables to give your body adequate nutrition and vitamins to increase energy levels throughout the winter months. A nutritious diet, along with drinking plenty of water, will ensure your immune system stays strong to help ...

By |2021-06-28T12:45:51+10:00June 29th, 2021|Dads, FAMILIES, MENS HEALTH, MOTHERS|0 Comments
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Is Recovering from an Affair Possible?

What is worse than death of a partner in a relationship? For those who have been through it, finding your partner has cheated on you brings pain that can seem to be impossible to deal with. How will your relationship survive? How will you survive? What about the kids? In this blogpost and podcast, Phil will give you hope and a pathway forward that works. Help! My Partner Has Had An ...

Three Things a Father Can Do in the Midst of the Coronavirus

If you are a Dad, it is hard not to feel a bit overwhelmed at the present moment. The coronavirus news seems to beat down at us from every quarter. Our children and our wives are looking to us for leadership in the midst of our current situation. What is our response to them? Firstly, we need to keep the saw sharp. Who is the saw in this analogy? You are the ...

By |2021-06-29T11:19:58+10:00April 5th, 2020|Dads, FAMILIES, HUMOUR, MENS HEALTH|0 Comments

Caramello Life

The term ‘Caramello Life’ is coined by fatherhood researcher and advocate Dr Bruce Robinson from Perth, Western Australia. Bruce was nominated for Australian of the Year 2014 and was high in the running, but lost to Adam Goodes, a well known Aboriginal Australian Rules footballer. Being a good friend of Bruce’s, I rang him to ask exactly what he meant by his newly minted term. This is what he said, “When ...

By |2021-05-18T11:05:36+10:00March 8th, 2014|Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES, MENS HEALTH|0 Comments
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