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Holiday stress

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Christmas and holiday season

Trusted information about the Christmas and holiday season, including information about extra pressures that can occur during this period such as financial stress, binge drinking, stress and anxiety.

Read more on mindhealthconnect website

5 new years resolutions | Setting goals | ReachOut Australia

When were swept up in the cheer of the holiday season, its tempting to make overly ambitious resolutions for the new year.

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Travelling with children

Travelling with children can be challenging but a little bit of preparation goes a long way. Here are tips and advice to make your trip fun, safe and stress-free.

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Alzheimer's Australia | Taking a break

Caring for someone with dementia can be physically and emotionally tiring and stressful. Families and carers can easily become isolated, particularly if they are unable to leave the person they are caring for. Regular breaks mean that you can have a rest, go out, attend to business or go on a holiday and gives carers something to look forward to and experiences to look back on.

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Coping with holiday hassles

Free from school, homework and teachers? Its time to kick back and fight holiday boredom with our teen appropriate tips.

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Asthma and travelling - myDr.com.au

If you have asthma, find out how best to prepare for a holiday and manage your asthma while away.

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Kids' Health - Topics - Going to boarding school

Sometimes kids can't go home every night so they 'board' or live at school during term time and go home during the holidays.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Back to work blues

As millions of Australians return to work this month after enjoying a summer break, it's normal to experience the “back-to-work blues” for a few days.

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Health Journey | Women's Health Queensland Wide

Our quarterly magazine, Health Journey, contains interesting and up to date articles on health issues that impact Queensland women of all ages. You can read Health Journey online for free. Browse through the issues below.

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Personal stories Caring for someone with incontinence Continence Foundation of Australia

Continence Foundation of Australia

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