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Executive Coach Margie Hartley speaks with Australia’s top psychologists and mental health experts to help guide you through the mental effects the bushfires may have had on you and those around you and seeks advise on how to manage the different feelings and emotions that might pop up. Whether it’s managing anxiety around the uncertainty surrounding bushfires, learning how to deal with the grief and loss suffered during the bushfires, or advice around how to speak to your children about what has happened, these experts alongside Margie will help you understand that you’re not alone and that help is out there. For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

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Executive Coach Margie Hartley speaks with Australia’s top psychologists and mental health experts to help guide you through the mental effects the bushfires may have had on you and those around you and seeks advise on how to manage the different feelings and emotions that might pop up. Whether it’s managing anxiety around the uncertainty surrounding bushfires, learning how to deal with the grief and loss suffered during the bushfires, or advice around how to speak to your children about what has happened, these experts alongside Margie will help you understand that you’re not alone and that help is out there. For more episodes download the free LiSTNR app.

    How should we be feeling now?

    How should we be feeling now?

    It’s okay to not feel okay, but at what point should we seek help? CEO of Beyond Blue, Georgie Harman, takes us through the range of feelings we might be feeling in the short, medium or long-term after the bushfires or any traumatic event. Georgie tells host Margie Hartley about the importance of sharing how you feel with others, how to manage those difficult conversations and gives Beyond Blue’s tips for managing how you’re feeling. For more resources on this topic search Beyond blue.org.au and go to the ‘mental health and bushfires’ page, or if you are in distress please call 1300 22 46 36 to speak to a mental health professional.

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    • 22 min
    Recognising symptoms of depression in yourself and others

    Recognising symptoms of depression in yourself and others

    What are some of the most common symptoms of depression? Head of Crisis Services and Quality at Lifeline, Rachel Bowes, speaks to host Margie Hartley about some of the symptoms associated with depression and where we can go to reach out for help if we, or someone we know, might be suffering from depression or suicidal thoughts. If you or someone you know is experiencing distress or suicidal thoughts please speak to a mental health professional at Lifeline on 13 11 14 or contact your GP. 

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    • 24 min
    Helping children and young people deal with fear and traumatic events

    Helping children and young people deal with fear and traumatic events

    How do we address grief and loss with our children? Host Margie Hartley speaks to Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Professor Brett McDermott about how the bushfires, and other traumatic events, can affect our children and young people. Prof McDermott shares his tips on how to recognise if a child is suffering from anxiety or experiencing grief, what to ask your child in order to assess how they’re dealing with trauma and how to assess your own behaviour in order to limit your children’s exposure to fear and anxiety. For more resources on this topic search Beyond blue.org.au and go to the ‘mental health and bushfires’ page, or if you are in distress please call 1300 22 46 36 or speak to a mental health professional or GP.

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    • 29 min
    Dealing with the stress of an unpredictable situation

    Dealing with the stress of an unpredictable situation

    How do we calm ourselves when a situation seems unpredictable and out of our control? Host Margie Hartley speaks to 'The Friendly Psychologist' Jacqui Manning about the anxiety that unpredictable situations, like the 2020 bushfires, can cause us and the small daily practices we can use to calm our minds and bodies, and to help us focus on what we can do, instead of the things we can't control. If you or someone you know is experiencing distress or suicidal thoughts please speak to a mental health professional at Lifeline on 13 11 14 or contact your GP. 

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    • 25 min
    Rebuilding Australia: Our Mindset

    Rebuilding Australia: Our Mindset

    Executive Coach Margie Hartley speaks with Australia’s top psychologists and mental health experts to help guide you through the mental effects the bushfires may have had on you and those around you and seeks advise on how to manage the different feelings and emotions that might pop up. Whether it’s managing anxiety around the uncertainty surrounding bushfires, learning how to deal with the grief and loss suffered during the bushfires, or advice around how to speak to your children about what has happened, these experts alongside Margie will help you understand that you’re not alone and that help is out there.

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