What is Love?

Who do you love? What do you love? Do you love your cat, your kids, freedom, nachos with cheese, Fiji, your partner? According to the Good Therapy website, love is a complex set of emotions, behaviours and beliefs associated with strong feelings of affection, protectiveness, warmth and respect for another person. The Greeks identified seven
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How Turning Your Passion Into Profit Leads to Better Mental Health

For a couple of years I’ve been encouraging people to be courageous and turn what they love into a money-making venture. I say if you are a passionate writer, mentor or even jewellery creator, why not explore becoming an online content creator, a life coach or even online jewellery dealer? Do it, turn your passion
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Men and Mental Health – The Surprising Truth

Did you know that depression and anxiety are much more common in women than men? Around one in six women in Australia will experience depression in their life, compared to one in eight men, and one in three women will experience anxiety, compared to one in five men. Men do beat women when it comes to alcohol
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How to Avoid ‘Burn Out’ at Work

The World Health Organisation this year recognised work-related burnout as a real health phenomenon. The World Health Organisation defines burn out at work as ‘a syndrome conceptualised as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed’. Research from 2017 shows that work burnout leads to physical, psychological and occupational effects, including heart
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How Bosses Are Biased When Recruiting

I recently wrote a blog about how to overcome ‘age discrimination’ if you are looking for work. The truth, I wrote, is that it is not easy to overcome and you basically have to have a smoking hot resume and really sell yourself and your experience during the job interview. I only wrote that recently
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The Real Reason People Cry

New research published in the journal Emotion has found that one of the functions of crying is to make sure you keep breathing regularly even when you are totally stressed and distressed. The study was trying to work out why people cry and whether it served any physical function, “We became interested in this topic
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