Happiness

Buttery program has been an ‘Anti-Fight club’ for Casino High

By |2019-05-29T16:06:51+10:00May 27th, 2019|Altruism, Be inspired, Early intervention, Happiness, Proven strategies|

Every day, The Buttery sees the benefits of early intervention programs such as the Therapeutic Mixed Martial Arts program for at-risk youth in Lismore and Casino. Many young people in our community find themselves at a crossroads, and without the right support can easily find themselves on a path of hard drug use and mental [...]

“Before the Family Support Group, I felt so alone”

By |2018-08-13T09:47:48+10:00August 13th, 2018|Addiction, Alcohol, Be inspired, Depression, Happiness, Proven strategies|

Everyone thought Kathryn was living the dream -- a North Coast lifestyle, three young boys, and a husband of 19 years. Before walking into her first Family Support Group session last year, nobody outside of her family knew the shame and anger she carried as the partner of someone living with mental health and drug [...]

Gratitude

By |2017-07-20T22:33:16+10:00July 20th, 2017|Be inspired, Happiness, Proven strategies, Wellbeing|

A lot of dis ease and dissatisfaction springs from making false comparisons of ourselves with others. The practice of gratitude and taking stock of all the positive things in our lives has been shown to enhance wellbeing. This insightful article from The School of Life www.theschooloflife.com helps put things into perspective. Read the article [...]