Monday, March 30, 2009

5 Tips to Cancel Limiting Beliefs

"Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn't learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn't learn a little, at least we didn't get sick, and if we got sick, at least we didn't die; so, let us all be thankful." - The Buddha

How Much Damage Can Verbal Abuse Do to Your Self-Esteem?

Verbal abuse is not always the obvious loud and shouting kind, with clearly meant open mean and cruel insults being made. Verbal abuse can also be more subtle. The type that takes its tool over a period of time that gradually builds up the pressure until your self esteem crumbles. You may hear shouting from your neighbours, things like "every day for two years you have just keep going on about the same thing".

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Ways to Stop Procrastinating

I have heard people say that procrastination is like the death of our soul. That seems very dramatic but if you are a procrastinator you probably see that much of the statement rings true. When you go through life by constantly putting things off you will see that the quality of your life in many ways decreases. This is not the way that you want to live. So how can you stop procrastination? This article will give you some suggestions to do just that as well as show you where you can get more information.

It is Time to Grow

How many years has it been since you last made a dream turn into reality? If you haven't yet begun, don't you think it's time to grow again? Here are a few questions you should be asking yourself right now.

Sunday, March 1, 2009

Mapping Ipswich (Qld) Men's Support Services

This document was originally prepared as part of the course work requirements for Charles Sturt University (Wagga Wagga, NSW), Bachelor of Social Work degree, HCS303 – Professional Field Education 1.

Spiritus, Kinections Early Intervention Service of Ipswich, hosted the placement from June to October 2008. This placement was an indirect placement completed by way of this project.

The intention of this project was to map the available support services that exist for men in the Ipswich Local Government Area. It is intended that this project will consist of three components:

  • To map the available support services for men in the Ipswich Local Government Area;

  • To identify possible service gaps, based on the feedback of local human service workers;

  • Identify how workers stay up to date with relevant referral information.

Report available in PDF (1.1mb)

key terms: Ipswich Queensland, men's support services, counselling, counseling, crisis, interagency, working with men.

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