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Important Role of Parental Socialisation

It’s well recognised that financial literacy is an important component of healthy adulthood. Young people who understand credit, debt, insurance and other financial products, and those who ultimately achieve financial independence, tend to have higher levels of financial and overall well-being.  As such, there is an abundance of research which has sought to understand how [...]


  It is a fact that Australia ranks among the top dozen countries for alcohol abuse, with the average Australian drinking 12.2 litres of pure alcohol a year, according to the Global Status Report on Alcohol and Health 2014. The binge drinking culture that is prevalent in university is thought to be part of the [...]

Social & Emotional Competencies

Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky was a Russian novelist, short story writer, essayist, journalist and philosopher. In 1862 he wrote an essay titled ‘Winter Notes on Summer Impressions’ which was an account of his travels in Western Europe. He wrote “Try to pose for yourself this task: not to think of a polar bear, and you will see that the cursed [...]