Touch Points: 27 May, 2021

Let go of ‘people pleasing’

 A underlying cause of anxiety for many people, particularly women, is trying to meet everyone else’s needs. It’s a sure way to feel exhausted, devalued and, eventually, resentful.

Breaking the habit of saying ‘yes’ to things you don’t have the time or emotional capacity for takes practise – and may ruffle some feathers at first – but it’s invaluable for your own mental health and well-being.

Resource highlights

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is a free service for adults experiencing difficulties with anxiety, stress, depression and low mood. It provides assessment and treatment courses, and can help people find local services that can help. Specialied courses include PTSD, OCD, chronic pain and Indigenous well-being. READ MORE….


ReMinder Suicide Safety Plan app
ReMinder is a mobile app that you can download onto your phone to create a simple suicide safety plan that can be accessed at any time. Download free from the App Store (Apple) or Google Play, or click here for more information.


Iris Foundation is dedicated to early intervention as a means to preventing poor mental health and suicide. If you or someone you know needs urgent assistance, please contact one of the services listed below. (Click on the images to access more information.)

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