The importance of self-worth

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Elizabeth Venzin established The MindShift Foundation in 2013. With a background in corporate leadership, her determined advocacy for better preventative mental health initiatives has led to successful public health campaigns, lobbying of state and federal governments, and now this book. Elizabeth is a frequent guest on ABC Radio and is a tireless campaigner and speaker on the importance of preventative mental health for individuals, families, communities and workplaces. Here, she looks at the role of healthy self-worth in the lives of individuals. Mindshift to a Better Place, by Elizabeth Venzin, is on shelves now. READ MORE

2020 Events: Sophie McNeill

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February 19, 2020 ABC Books 0 Comments

To celebrate the release of her new book, We Can’t Say We Didn’t Know, acclaimed journalist Sophie McNeill will be at the following events across Australia. Please see below for ticketing options. Sophie will speak about the barriers to political justice despite the fact that we have more information than ever. She will look at examples from across the world to think about how ordinary people can change power relations and support human rights.  READ MORE

The Matilda Children’s Literature Prize and the Magic of Storytelling with Publisher, Lisa Berryman

Storytelling is at the heart of everything we do at HarperCollins Children’s Books, be it creating beautiful picture books for very young children, books with more accessible text for those who are learning how to read, or page-turning books for children who are more confident readers, we know the power of a good story. And in a world where kids are surrounded by the temptations of the digital world, we know that the very best books will attract the attention of our young audience. READ MORE

Tips to help new mothers nourish themselves with ease

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Heidi Sze is a mother, writer and dietitian, specialising in pre- and postnatal nutrition. She lives in Australia with her husband and two children. On her blog, Apples Under My Bed, Heidi writes about everyday life, reflections on motherhood and the recipes that nourish her family. She's just released her book, Nurturing Your New Life, which is full to the brim of calming approaches to the stresses of new motherhood, as well as healthy recipes to nourish mum and bub. Here, she's sharing some tips for new mothers to make the first few months as healthy and nourishing as they can be. READ MORE

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