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The influence of mindset and coping on psychological attributes in athletes

  • Aug 07, 2018

I’m member of the Diocese of Maitland’s Human Resources team and when I first started in HR, I experienced performance anxiety when speaking in public or doing training workshops – this is because I am a natural introvert. However, over time and prac…

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Becoming a successful step-parent

  • Aug 04, 2018

Q   I’ve just moved in with my partner and his two children; both girls, aged ten and 13. I’ve never had children on my own and I don’t want to replace their mother but I do want to build a relationship with them. My partner would like us to parent t…

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What are you doing to care for you?

  • Aug 04, 2018

Most adults have a car, right? Functioning without one would be hard. I’m sure we can all agree that none of us would want that car to break down. Not only is it usually a costly exercise but one that creates massive inconvenience in our home and wor…

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If you change nothing, nothing will change

  • Jul 07, 2018

Q I’m not coping with being at work at the moment. I feel like I am a hated person and a group of staff now ignores me because I told them they made me feel uncomfortable for speaking badly about other staff. There seems to be a culture of negativity…

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You’re never too old to help raise a child

  • Jul 07, 2018

Friends of mine are foster carers, albeit not with CatholicCare, and I happened to be at their home recently for dinner. I have known this wonderful couple and the extended family for around ten years. They are community-minded people who do all they…

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CatholicCare hosts an evening with Tracey Spicer

  • Jul 03, 2018

When it comes to coping with impostor syndrome, being a powerful female in a male-dominated field and daring to start a family while working as an on-air news personality, Tracey Spicer certainly has some stories to share. Sharing was exactly what Tr…

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