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Your Life Matters: Heart-warming stories

Your Life Matters: Heart-warming stories

Margie Braunstein writes about communities she and Fiona Nixon met on their travels to Wangaratta and the Riverina, delivering Your Life Matters regional and rural workshops. Stories of joy, hope and healing.

Police Moving Beyond Trauma

Police Moving Beyond Trauma

Former police officer and mental health advocate Esther McKay is encouraging current and former serving police to consider taking part in the Moving Beyond Trauma program.

Animals Helping Humans Heal

Animals Helping Humans Heal

Yoga instructor and former police officer Kate Kilby’s dog Gidget loves to help during the light exercise sessions that form part of the Moving Beyond Trauma program.

The upside and downside of perfectionism

The upside and downside of perfectionism

What is perfectionism and why does it drive so many of us? Margie Braunstein writes about her experiences and insight, and how perfectionistic people are more prone to burnout. This is the 2nd in our blog series on Burnout.

Vicarious Trauma – PTSD Awareness Day

Vicarious Trauma – PTSD Awareness Day

With a ‘lived’ experience of trauma after working 17 years in forensics for NSW Police, Esther Mckay helped establish Quest’s acclaimed Moving Beyond Trauma program

Katie’s story: I am not my trauma

Katie’s story: I am not my trauma

I spent New Year’s Eve 2019 sitting in the pitch dark at my best friend Alicia’s house listening to a portable radio while Alicia’s parents, Lyn and Stu, tried to figure out if they would still have a house.