Tag Archive for: mental health

Engage All of Your Senses: Spend Time in a Garden

Time spent in a garden can engage all our senses and lift our moods, especially if you’re intentional in your approach, say experts.

‘My Mind & Me’: Selena Gomez Breaks Down Myth of Success

‘Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me’ is about a woman grappling with a past that’s defined her but that she’s since outgrown.

Survey Reveals Youth’s Biggest Worry

Mission Australia’s Youth Survey shows that young people want action taken over the environment and mental health.

The Avatar Effect – And How to Beat it

The Avatar Effect: That phenomenon where, after watching Avatar, rather than relishing its cinematic escapism, viewers become depressed.

New Australian Centre Focusing on Women’s Mental Health

HER Centre will combine biological, psychological and environmental factors to better understand mental ill-health conditions in women.

Faith has a Powerful Message for Mental Health Struggles

Chris Cipollone, an author and speaker specialising in mental health, would like people to see that faith has something powerful to say for mental health.

Finding Hope Through Postnatal Depression

Becoming a mum for the first time can be hard…But instead of fighting against the changes, Mirette wants mothers to talk about them – and embrace them.

Are You Doing Too Much On Your Holidays? One Psychologist Says “Yes”

Clinical psychologist Valerie Ling believes people don’t know how to take a holiday anymore, and shares where the word originated.

5 Things I Wish People Knew About Mental Health

Mental illness is tough, but through it I’ve matured, my faith has deepened, and I can empathise with others, writes Jessica Halim.

Why We Need to Get Serious About Having Fun

Experts say we need to get serious about having fun. But writer Caroline Spencer asks if we’re missing something that is even better.

Our Brains Aren’t Ready for Pandemic Fatigue – But There’s Hope, Says Psychologist

“We’re not out of it, because the impact of a global pandemic will take a while to resolve,” clinical psychologist Valerie Ling says.

WFH? How to Make it Work (From Home)

Working from home isn’t all a bed of roses. A recent survey found the negatives included: exhaustion, blurred boundaries and weight gain.

Radical Love Helps ‘Shazam!’ Actor Zachary Levi Overcome History of Trauma

In his debut memoir ‘Radical Love: Learning to Accept Yourself and Others’, Zachary shares about his trauma recovery and mission to help others.

Rom-Coms Don’t Just Make You Feel Good, They’re Good *For* You… It’s Science!

Do you have a secret addiction to feel-good romantic comedies? Turns out there’s good reason. They’re actually good for your health.

Research Shows Men Need to Talk More About Their Mental Health

Research has shown that men aren’t speaking up enough about their mental health, leading them to seek out unhealthy coping mechanisms.

“Social Glyphosate”, aka Individualism, and How It’s Withering Our Society

Radical expressive individualism – deciding who we want to be outside of the confines of others – isn’t creating the flourishing they promise on the bottle.

Change Doesn’t Have to Be Quick to Be Worthwhile, Says Author Hannah Brencher

Author Hannah Brencher encourages her readers to seek out their own transformation story and learn to pursue health and success through God, not culture.

Bring Your Grief to Your Workday! (Actually Please Don’t)

Being able to share our struggles openly with workmates can build greater trust, greater work satisfaction, and greater wellbeing, writes Aaron Johnstone.