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Staying calm in challenging times

In extraordinary times like these, how can we remain calm, focused, responsive and alert? As the situation and advice to Australians about the spread of the Coronavirus changes daily, there are things we can all do to help maintain a level of calm within ourselves. 

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Trauma - when the brain remembers what you want to forget

The repercussions from a traumatic experience often don’t surface until weeks, months or even years after the event. It can be both surprising and confusing to people as they struggle to understand why their brain and body continue to react, given that the traumatic event has passed. Some people never make the connection between their current emotionally distressed state and the trauma that created it. 

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4 tips to successful communication

Have you ever thought about what you are communicating both inwardly to yourself and outwardly to other people? Everyone needs to focus on their communication skills from time to time. Here are Petrea's tips for more successful communication.