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Why we crave friendship

Psychologist explains the power of friendships

Why we crave friendship

Friendships fulfil an innate human need, says psychologist Caroline Anderson.

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Tales from a childhood in India

Tales from a childhood in India

Tales from a childhood in India

Peter Leith explains what he learnt growing up in India and later in Perth.

Men now turning to plastic surgery

Men now turning to plastic surgery

Men now turning to plastic surgery

Men are starting to take their body image seriously and are doing something about it.

Beating loneliness brick by brick

Combatting loneliness, brick by brick

Beating loneliness brick by brick

Creating spaces touted as the key to bringing people together.

Saving older Aussies from the heat

How to save older Australians from killer heatwaves

Saving older Aussies from the heat

The first step could be simple and have wide-ranging benefits, research finds.

The sparrows of Doi Suthep

The sparrows of Doi Suthep

The sparrows of Doi Suthep

In a Thai temple, and on a mission to set the sparrows free – with ...

How to … clean your dishwasher

How to … clean your dishwasher

How to … clean your dishwasher

Here’s an easy, affordable and chemical free way to clean your dishwasher.

Volunteering

They wanted what for Christmas?

Letters to Santa – but like none you’ve read before.

Santa in a flap?

How caregiving takes its toll

Be alert to the signs that could mean you’re putting your health at risk.

Care for carers

Putting fresh food on plates

How to take caring and sharing to a whole new level

Food for thought

Leisure

Are hangover cures worth the hype?

Find out if your trusty hangover cure is a genuine tonic or just hype.

Just the tonic

Best free fireworks NYE 2018/19

Wherever you are in Australia, here are the best places to see free fireworks.

5, 4, 3, 2, 1…

Start your year with a bang

Tips to end your year on a high and get the new one off to a flying start!

Top tips of 2018

Stylewatch

Stylewatch gets shirty

Peta Rooney tells where to find the best, budget-priced, linen shirts – for him and her.

Budget buys

How to look good in bed

Peta Rooney plays the pyjama game with options for him and her and for every budget.

Bedtime glory

How to shop the Boxing Day sales

Know what you are looking for before you hit the shops.

Plan of attack

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