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Your Mental Health Involves your Whole Body and Starts with Diet

While many individuals intuitively understand the link between how we fuel and move our bodies and how we feel, the medical community is in the midst of a paradigm shift. "This mind/body dichotomy that has informed psychiatry for at least the last 50 years or so, we know that is erroneous and is not based on [...]

Want to Rebound from Failure? Feel the Pain

Feeling the pain of failure leads to more effort to correct your mistake than simply thinking about what went wrong, according to a new study. Researchers found that people who just thought about a failure tended to make excuses for why they were unsuccessful and didn't try harder when faced with a similar situation. In contrast, people who focused [...]

Kids Praised for Being Smart are More Likely to Cheat

Kids who are praised for being smart, or who are told they have a reputation for being smart, are more likely to be dishonest and cheat, a pair of studies from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) at the University of Toronto and researchers in the U.S. and China has found. OISE's Jackman [...]

By | 2017-09-18T16:35:26+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Scientist Finds Secret to Thriving

What it takes to thrive, rather than merely survive, could be as simple as feeling good about life and yourself and being good at something, according to new research. From a teenager studying for their exams to an employee succeeding at work, thriving can be seen at all ages and across all cultures. Until now [...]

By | 2017-09-18T15:49:36+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Society & Culture, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Not Suitable for Children: Parenting Group Warns on Plan to Change Trailer Rules

A child protection group says proposed changes to cinema trailer rules could lead to psychological harm in kids. Children could suffer lasting psychological damage if proposed changes to cinema trailer classifications are approved, a child protection group claims. The Australian Council on Children and the Media, which runs the Know Before You Go movie review service for [...]

By | 2017-09-11T17:15:44+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Categories: Society & Culture, Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Adults are Unaware of Child Abuse Signs or How to Report It

A study has found one third of Australians surveyed would not immediately tell someone if they thought a child was being abused or neglected. The national online representative survey, carried out by Pure Profile and funded by Act for Kids, asked 1004 Australians aged 18 and over a range of questions about whether they knew [...]

By | 2017-09-04T15:55:37+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Here’s Why Facebook Shuts Down 1 Million Accounts Every Single Day

Mark Zuckerberg’s social network removes in excess of one million accounts every single day, that breach the user agreement, but is still struggling to stem the tide presented by so-called “threat actors”. This is according to Facebook’s security chief, Alex Stamos, who appeared at at conference on Wednesday evening, saying that he believes in the [...]

By | 2017-09-04T15:52:30+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Categories: Cybersafety, Technology, Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

How The Smartphone Affected an Entire Generation of Kids

As someone who researches generational differences, I find one of the most frequent questions I’m asked is “What generation am I in?” If you were born before 1980, that’s a relatively easy question to answer: the Silent Generation was born between 1925 and 1945; baby boomers were born between 1946 and 1964; Gen X followed (born between 1965 and 1979). Next [...]

By | 2017-09-04T15:07:02+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Categories: Mental Illness, Society & Culture, Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Selfie Culture Causing Angst with Teenage Girls

It's a quest for the teenage girl to craft the perfect shot. It starts with a simple selfie. Apply a little make-up, caress the hair into position, lean forward to elevate the developing cleavage, put on some smokey eyes, pout the lips and click. Perfecting the self-portrait is done with a filter, some editing, then [...]

By | 2017-09-04T14:57:38+00:00 September 4th, 2017|Categories: Anxiety, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Society & Culture, Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments

Schools Spotlight Wellbeing in Bid to Tackle Student Anxiety

There has been a huge growth in wellbeing programs in schools in Australia, with nine in 10 independents schools now offering a wellness service to students and public schools following suit. The annual NAB Independent Schools Survey reveals the huge level of investment schools are making in supporting the mental health and overall wellbeing of [...]

By | 2017-08-28T14:50:34+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Categories: Anxiety, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Mental Illness, Uncategorized|Tags: |0 Comments