HSW 96: Veterinarian Wellness with Dr Nadine Hamilton

This week we’re chatting with Dr Nadine Hamilton, a psychologist, author and leading authority in veterinary wellbeing based on the Gold Coast.¬† She is the owner of Positive Psych Solutions, a boutique psychology practise that specialises in supporting the health and wellbeing of veterinary and wildlife professionals, and author of the best-selling book “Coping with… Continue reading HSW 96: Veterinarian Wellness with Dr Nadine Hamilton

UC 366: The Unbreakable Farmer with Warren Davies – Part 2

Warren Davies is the Unbreakable Farmer, this interview has been broken into two parts. Warren talks about farming today and the mental health crisis and suicide rate amongst Australian farmers. Resilience, Persistence and Determination are the words to describe Warren Davies. Born and bred in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Warren was the son of… Continue reading UC 366: The Unbreakable Farmer with Warren Davies – Part 2

UC 365: The Unbreakable Farmer with Warren Davies – Part 1

Warren Davies is the Unbreakable Farmer, this interview has been broken into two parts. Warren talks about farming today and the mental health crisis and suicide rate amongst Australian farmers. Resilience, Persistence and Determination are the words to describe Warren Davies. Born and bred in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Warren was the son of… Continue reading UC 365: The Unbreakable Farmer with Warren Davies – Part 1

SE 29: Cyberbullying Part 2

As part 2 of a 4 part series on Cyberbullying, our hosts interview the head of Education for Bully Zero, Katie Govic (bullyzero.org.au) In this episode, we focus on the victim in the Cyberbullying equation. How to support someone being bullied, how to recognise if someone is being bullied and how to handle being cyberbullied… Continue reading SE 29: Cyberbullying Part 2

SE 24: Is Depression really depression?

Part 2 in a 2 part series – If you or anyone you love needs help, call Lifeline on 13 11 14 This week, our hosts, Toby, Bridget and Laura chat to Carren Smith, the Founding Director of Spirit Hive and Producer of the Speak Up and Engage Podcast show about depression, anxiety and suicide.… Continue reading SE 24: Is Depression really depression?

SE 23: Carren Smith

Part 1 of a 2 part series: On this week’s show, our hosts Toby, Bridget and Laura interview the founding Director of Spirit Hive and the Producer of this podcast show, Speak Up and Engage. With a really colourful and ‘adventurous’ past and background, Carren talks about why she wanted to start the show, her… Continue reading SE 23: Carren Smith

SE 17: Spotlight on Laura Pettigrew

We are so excited to welcome the incredibly talented Laura Pettigrew as the newest host to the Speak Up and Engage team. Both Toby and Bridget interview Laura to discover her amazing journey to the age of 21 and crack up laughing to one of Laura’s funniest and whackiest moments especially facilitating a ‘baby race’… Continue reading SE 17: Spotlight on Laura Pettigrew

SE 15: Teenage Relationships

Wow, there are some awesome relationships that start when we are at school and there are also some of the most heartbreaking times as we explore our first loves and first encounters of adulthood. Today our podcasters explore if teenage relationships are a good thing or if they are a road to self-destruction? Do you… Continue reading SE 15: Teenage Relationships

HSW 56: PTSD, Depression and Mental Health with Shaun O’Gorman

Today’s guest is a man by the name of Shaun O’Gorman, who is an ex police officer and founder of ‘The Strong Life Project’. ¬†Shaun is a critical stress consultant, keynote speaker, author and fellow podcaster – and knows first-hand, what it’s like to suffer from PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder), depression, and to even… Continue reading HSW 56: PTSD, Depression and Mental Health with Shaun O’Gorman