Ep 53: Recreational Complaining

Complaining….we all do it and it is completely normal! But did you know there are different types of complaining and reasons for doing it? In this episode, Meg Durham discusses the benefits of certain types of complaining over others and provides four practical strategies to help you get unstuck and move forward out of incessant complaining and into better wellbeing.

In this episode we will explore

▫️ The reasons why we complain

▫️ Three common types of complaining

▫️ When to listen and when to give advice

▫️ And so much more…

You can quote us on that…

“Is complaining helping you to move forward or keeping you stuck?”

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“Complaining can also build connection with others.”

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“What we resist, persists.”

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Hi, I'm Meg!

B.Phys Ed, M. Ed (Student Wellbeing), CIPP

I’m a teacher with experience working in primary and secondary schools across Australia, and a specialist in the field of wellbeing education and coaching. I founded Open Mind Education in 2013 with a vision of sharing practical, enriching wellbeing education with staff, parents, and broader school communities.

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