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Work-life balance

Australians work the longest hours in the Western world and around one quarter report that work frequently interferes with other activities in their lives.

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Family life

Links to trusted information about family life.

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Tips to achieve work-life balance

A healthy work-life balance allows time for work and all the other aspects of your life. Follow these tips to help you achieve a balanced life.

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Dealing with life events

Life events such as accidents, a death and relationships can cause stress, but even happy events such as planning a wedding can make you feel down.

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Work-related stress

Too much stress at work can affect you both professionally and personally. Understand how stress can affect you and how you can deal with it.

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Have a good day at work – every day

Returning to work after a break can be a positive experience. Follow these tips from the Black Dog Institute to help you find joy and calm in your work day – no stress.

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Workplace mental health

These pages include information and resources on how your mental health can be affected at work, and strategies for staying well.

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Sadness

We all feel down sometimes, but if feelings of sadness or worry last more than 2 weeks, it may be a sign of depression or other mental condition.

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Life after a heart attack

Cardiac rehabilitation can help you to recover and resume a normal life as soon as possible after having a heart attack or heart surgery. Find out how to manage after a heart attack.

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Coping with family break-up, separation or divorce

The intense emotions people experience in a relationship break-up are the often same despite gender or sexuality. Thankfully, these feelings do ease.

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Abusive relationships

People from all walks of life can be in an abusive relationship, which can involve a current or ex-partner, a family member, carer or someone close.

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