Tag: Community

  Positive Power

Some of the most important messages about mental health are simple optimistic messages. This article explores the role of the media in perpetuating a positive environment for our community, as well as how a pessimistic outlook has been perpetuated by pharmaceutical companies in order to gain financially.

  Positive Power

This article outlines the contribution that Geelong is making to the wellbeing of hundreds of millions of people across the world led by Geelong Grammar’s pioneering of the positive education movement within Australia and beyond.

  A Show of Respect

This article examines a number of instances of bullying by political leaders in Australia and beyond and how we can instead take a respectful approach to those around us.

  Brutal Honesty

This article examines the work of Canadian Psychology Professor, Dr Jordan Peterson, who has had a rapid rise to prominence following his opposition of the Canadian Government’s legislative order to address transgendered people by their preferred pronoun, which, to Dr Peterson, represented an attempt by the state to control how individuals think.

  A Day of Unity

This article explores whether we should change the date of Australia Day from January 26th.

  Healing Network for Mind Body Soul

This article advocates for a collaborative approach from local health professionals to be able to improve the health services across the board, particularly through focussing on the aspects of health related to mind, body and soul.

  Perfect Storm

This article relates to an increase in the rates of depression that has been observed amongst young men in recent years.

  The Dumb Loop

This article relates to a recent session by political journalist Laura Tingle on the impact of staff cuts on what news is reported and the way that it is reported. The session was at the Word for Word Non-Fiction Writer’s Festival that took place in Geelong in November 2017.

  Artful Dodges

This article relates to a number of cultural events that were on in Geelong in November 2017 and their positive impact on the community and individuals that attend.

  Our Spirit Level

An article in response to recent statistics highlighting that Australia is becoming a more secular society, with roughly a third of the population identifying as not having any religious affiliation.