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What's it like living with social anxiety?
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What's it like living with social anxiety?

Nell Matzen, a writer who suffers from social anxiety, shares her experience living with the disorder.

How to eat away your anxiety

4 minute read

Many things can trigger anxiety, but what about some of the foods we eat?

Why you need to care for yourself when caring for someone else

7 minute read

Lead Clinical Adviser of Beyond Blue, Grant Blashki, shares her tips and advice for those looking to ensure their own mental health remains intact while caring for somebody close.

Could stress be stalling your weight loss?

3 minute read

Stress can be the missing piece of the weight loss puzzle: here’s why.

How to choose the best aged care for your loved ones

3 minute read

As news of the Royal Commission inquiry into Australian aged care standards hit the headlines this week, families of patients, advocacy boards and employees are hopeful they’ll see an industry-wide overhaul.

Should you have a seasonal life plan?

3 minute read

Forget the old case of the 10-year plan. Now, says life coach Carlie Marre, you should make it a seasonal thing. Here's how to maximise your possibilities and make those big dreams a reality’

Kinesiology demystified

5 minute read

Listening to your body is something we know we should be doing but sometimes it can feel like you and your body are speaking completely different languages. If you’re in need of a translator, you may just be a prime candidate to try kinesiology.

How to make flexible work hours work for you

4 minute read

While we're told flexible working hours are the way of the future, the reality is many of us struggle to put that into practice. Here's how to negotiate to get your work-life balance back in check while keeping both yourself - and, crucially, your boss - happy.

How to help your child through mental illness

4 minute read

What do you do when you suspect your child is struggling with their mental health? Melanie Hearse shares her personal - and all too common - story.

Do home work outs really work?

5 minute read

Can a home exercise routine really compete with a gym and a personal trainer? Tiffany Dunk puts it to the test.

Gogglebox talk: Supporting each other in tough times

3 minute read

This week, the Goggleboxers were brought to tears as they watched a documentary about the cut-short life of Robin Williams as well as a touching Australian Story about the parents of Sara Zelenak, who was killed in a 2017 London terrorist attack.