Health and Wellbeing

Keeping mentally healthy using apps

06th September 2019

by Vanessa Mekisic Keeping mentally healthy everyday can be hard work especially if you are studying, learning, working and missing family and friends. You can start to feel tired, overwhelmed, lonely and wonder why you even wanted to leave your home. We have to be connected to technology to study and keep in contact with […]

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Experiencing and coping with grief abroad

03rd September 2019

by Vanessa Mekisic, Centacare social worker Experiencing grief abroad What a terribly sad subject to be talking about, but a necessary one. It is likely that at some point in your journey abroad you have felt sad, angry, overwhelmed, or guilty due to issues happening at home that you are not able to help with, […]

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Coping in your new ‘home country’: Aussie customs and lingo

03rd September 2019

by Vanessa Mekisic, Centacare social worker “How ya going, wanna come round for a barbie tomorrow arvo?” “Bring a plate hey, and your own piss and we’ll chuck a snag on the barbie” How would a non-Australian person interpret this? Maybe, they they wonder, “so, they want me to visit them with a Barbie doll […]

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Self care: volunteering helps in many ways

16th July 2019

by our social worker Vanessa Mekisic   Studying in a country where you have to learn a new language, find a job, make new friends, and look for somewhere comfortable to live is a challenge. It is common for people to feel excited upon arrival, but not soon after, they may be faced with challenges […]

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Self care: Emotional Intelligence

03rd June 2019

It is the ability to understand, manage, and control your own emotions.

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