Dr Bruce Robinson ask us if we’re caring for ourselves well enough

As a father, caring for yourself is an important part of being there for your family.

In this set of tips, Bruce talks about the importance of looking after yourself as a dad.

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Tip tips for taking care of yourself, to be the best dad you can be for your kids and family:

  1. Structure self-care it into your day
  2. Keep fit
  3. Get out into the sunshine
  4. Keep connected to your friends
  5. Make time for yourself
  6. Take control of your mindset and focus on what you can control


Dr Bruce Robinson is the founder of The Fathering Project – see more from Bruce.

If you or your children are struggling:
Kids can call Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800 or Youth Beyond Blue on 1300 224 636 or you can contact your child’s GP. If you are struggling, call Lifeline on 131 114, or Beyond Blue on 1300 224 636.


Mondays with Fathering Project founder Dr Bruce Robinson
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