Five expert ways how to calm the mind

Five expert-approved ways to calm, centre and soothe your mind.

Mental Health

How meditation affects the brain to help you stress less

In Australia, about one in six adults practise meditation, while one in 10 practise yoga. Meditation and yoga have been shown to reduce people’s self-reported levels of stress.


Video: Learn to meditate from a Buddhist master

We’re told we’d be much happier if we learned to meditate. In this video, a Buddhist master gives a humorous explanation of how to do it in just a few seconds.

Mental Health

Meditation: what are the benefits?

Meditation is an ancient eastern practice. Nowadays, it is becoming very popular as a useful tool to calm and focus the mind, as well as to gain other benefits. Here’s what they are.


Using apps to practice mindfulness

There are arguments for and against meditation as a great way to de-stress, relax and unwind, but these free apps may help you discover whether a mindful practice is right for you.

Alternative Therapies

Can meditation cause you harm?

Taking some time out from a busy day helps calm the mind and while some praise the benefits of meditation, could it actually do more harm than good?

Lifestyle medicine for cancer

It may feel as though you don’t have much control when you’re faced with a cancer diagnosis but your daily lifestyle choices are completely in your hands.