Mental Health & Wellbeing Tips, Advice

How to deal with an adult bully

How to deal with an adult bully

With more than 70 per cent of women saying they have felt bullied by a "Queen Bee" in the workplace, Dr Laura Kirby offers advice on what to do when you find yourself the victim.

How to ditch the sorry reflex

6 minute read

Are you a constant apologiser? It's time to put an end to the redundant sorry reflex and start owning your opinions, space and self-worth.

Turn your child's gaming habit back into a hobby

4 minute read

Introducing a brand-new approach to a common household bugbear, Game Aware program developer Andrew Kinch is successfully showing teens and parents how to turn an unhealthy gaming habit back into a hobby.

Science says it's good to be selfish

4 minute read

There’s a certain stigma attached to selfish behaviour, but a new study and experts suggest that putting your own needs first isn’t as bad as you first may think...

My brother took his own life: Here's why we need to talk about suicide

5 minute read

Hayley’s brother Grant took his own life in 2001. After his death, she gradually developed depression, which took a very heavy toll on the rest of her family. Here, she shares her experience and the importance of breaking down social barriers to have an open dialogue about suicide.

How to break a bad habit

3 minute read

Be it nailbiting, sugar snacking, procrastinating or mobile phone checking, we’ve all got a habit we just can’t break. But why are some of these behaviours so hard to quit? Psychologist Breanna Jayne Sada explains how to stop the repetition cycle for good.

Is it a cold or is it the flu?

3 minute read

So you’ve woken up coughing and sneezing, your body aches, your throat is sore and just don’t feel like you can get out of bed – how do you know if you’ve got a cold or the flu?

How to work through a mid-life crisis and get back on the 'Happiness Curve'

3 minute read

Author of The Happiness Curve: Why Life Gets Better After Midlife, Jonathan Rauch, explains why we feel discontent once we hit middle age and how to beat those feelings when they creep in.

You have the flu - now what?

4 minute read

Winter is here and despite your best intentions, you’ve managed to come down with the flu. Even if you only suspect it, there are a few things you can do to recover more quickly, prevent a secondary infection and reduce the spread of infection.

Easy ways to prevent the flu this winter

4 minute read

Wearing wet socks to bed, getting frisky and eating eggs: Try these unexpected ways to ward off a case of the flu this winter

How much sleep do you really need?

3 minute read

According to new research, poor sleep is costing the Australian economy more than $66 billion annually. With most of the population feeling sleep deprived, listening to our bodies when they’re screaming out for more shut-eye has never been more important.