Melanie Hearse


Mel Hearse is a West Australian based freelance writer, specialising in Health, Parenting and Travel. Her work has appeared in local, national and international titles, including Cosmopolitan, Madison,  FHM, Inside Sport, Weight Watchers, Women’s Health and Women’s Fitness among many, many others. She also regularly contributes to websites including Smarter Business Ideas, Essential Baby, Essential Kids, Kidspot, Blackmores, Last minute, and Ninemsn.  She also has 10 years in the public health sector and degrees in health promotion and psychology. 

How to give blood if you're terrified of needles

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Love the idea, but afraid of the process? Given every blood donation can save three lives, needle-phobe Mel Hearse shares what she learned from her first donation.

If you panic before making a phone call, you must read this...

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For some of us, a ringing phone sets off serious panic. The good news is, it’s quite fixable.


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