Can't resist splurging in online shopping? Here's why

You can blame these psychological drivers for your online shopping splurge.

Alternative Therapies

‘Psychological acupressure’ technique grows in popularity

What is Emotional Freedom Technique? How ‘tapping’ can help with everything from anxiety to post-traumatic stress disorder.


Explaining weird dreams in lockdown

If you’ve been having intense dreams, you're not alone. A sleep expert gives us some answers.


Survey reveals why so many Aussies are burnt out

The health conditions that are hurting too many Australians.


Coronavirus is stressful. Here are some ways to cope with the anxiety

The things we can keep in mind, and some practical steps we can take, to keep coronavirus-related anxiety under control.

Mental Health

Preserve memory by clearing stress

As well as being associated with other serious health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, depression and accelerated ageing, stress has been shown to have a negative impact on your long-term memory.

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.


Nine ways to quiet a racing mind and feel calmer

Sometimes life seems to be in overdrive and it’s as if your mind can’t keep up. Here are nine easy ways to relax and quiet your mind.


We’re stressed and a lack of sleep is the main culprit

Research shows that we are more stressed than ever – and it didn’t take into account the pre-Christmas period!

Finance News

One quarter of households under stress: report

About one quarter of Australian households have less than $1000 in cash savings, a new report has found.

Health & Ageing

When forgetfulness sparks dementia concerns

Rob’s wife is becoming forgetful – enough to cause him concern. He asks Dr Troye Wallett if he should talk to her about visiting a GP to discuss the issue but fears that may stress her.

Health news

Treatment costs ramp up stress for critically ill: survey

AIA Healthy Living Index 2018 shows a ‘financing gap’ between healthcare provisions and the expected real costs of serious illness.

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