Parents who suppress negative emotions and fake positive emotions report reduced well-being, relationship quality and responsiveness to their children’s needs.
One in five Australian students feel like they "don't belong" or don’t like school. Quiet disengagement is a hidden problem in schools, with up to 40 per cent of students unproductive in any given year.
Half of all Australian employees experience workplace bullying during their careers.
People don’t speak up in the workplace for fear of negative consequences and the perception that it would be futile.
"I have the right of education. I have the right to play. I have the right to sing. I have the right to talk. I have the right to go to market. I have the right to speak up." - Malala Yousafzai
"The fundamental problem that needs to be solved is to shift people’s relationship to pain so they can wake up and believe in self again – that will break the cycle of dysfunction and phase out self-destructive behaviour." - Sharon Faye