Eating disorders remain shrouded in misperceptions and stigma, often underpinned by inaccurate information and stereotypes. For the very first time, activists from around the globe will be focusing their efforts on raising awareness and addressing misperceptions about eating disorders on a single day.
The full rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) across Victoria will commence in July 2016.
kalmmind - AVOCA Ventures (iOS)
Reviewed by Michelle – EDV volunteer
Kalm Mind is neuro-tested for people experiencing insomnia, anxiety or fear. The aim of this app is to create a calm experience wherever you are and no matter how you feel. Enjoy relaxing or meditating right away using a high quality visual and auditory experience. Relaxation tools are suitable for day and night. Select blissful sounds of waves or rain, steadying your breathing and relaxing your muscles.
For a long time, I’ve been in recovery. It has been a slow process of taking each day as it comes, being ready for the inevitable setbacks, and, little by little, learning to trust myself. I remind myself that having come this far is in part a testament to my inner strength.
This study is evaluating the efficacy of an online resource, which incorporates mindfulness and gratitude diary-based techniques, for improving body satisfaction in women aged 18 to 40 years.
Smiling Mind (iOS and Android)
Reviewed by Claire– EDV volunteer
Smiling Mind is meditation made easy. A simple tool that helps put a smile on your mind anytime, anywhere and every day. Smiling Mind is a unique web and app-based program developed by a team of psychologists with expertise in youth and adolescent therapy, mindfulness meditation and web based wellness programs.