Communication skills can make or break any relationship – with friends, family members, partners, or even co-workers. Communicating well means you can get your point across clearly, and mastering the art of listening shows other people that you care about what they have to say.
How to say 'sorry' and mean it
When you've done something wrong and need to apologise to someone, it can be tricky to know where to start.
How to find your trusted person when you need support
During tough times, it's important to have someone you can talk to. Wangkatha man Benjamin (Woobilie) Stubbs shares his tips on how you can find your trusted person.
What is peer work and how can it help me?
Peer work is a type of mental health support that many young people find really helpful. Learn more about the benefits of peer work.
Why yarning matters
Yarning and storytelling has been supporting First Nations wellbeing for thousands of years. Hear from Phoebe about why it’s so important for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to have a yarn when they need it.
How to ask a friend if they're okay
When you're worried about someone, sometimes the best thing you can do is listen and let them know you're there for them.
How to tell people about your mental illness
While it’s great that you’re on the path to getting well again, telling people about your illness can bring on anxiety and stress.
A guide to discussing politics with friends and family
Talking about politics can be interesting, but it can also lead to arguments. Here’s some tips on how to discuss politics productively and safely.
3 steps to better communication
Communicating well can help you to maintain good relationships, avoid conflict and even increase your likelihood of getting what you want.
Why talking helps
When you're going through a tough time, one of the best and most effective things you can do to feel better is to talk to someone.
6 steps to help you tackle difficult conversations
Difficult conversations with family, friends or workmates are stressful, but avoiding them doesn’t help anyone. Click here for 6 practical steps you can follow.
5 ways to get your parents to really listen to you
Good communication with your parents or carers is key to having your life run smoothly. Here are some tips for getting your message across.
5 steps to talking to someone you trust
The best way to deal with an issue is to talk to someone you trust. Here’s the step-by-step guide on how to talk to someone.
A guide to conquering social awkwardness
It’s pretty common to feel socially awkward at times. Striking up chat with strangers, testing out your banter, or going on a first date can all be really nerve-wracking and leave you feeling super awkward!