Nanette, self-deprecation and when not to use it
Hannah Gadsby's Nanette highlights why Australians' tendency to self-deprecate needs to be handled with caution, says a University of Melbourne psychologist.
Why feeling pain is key to our happiness
University of Melbourne psychologist Dr Brock Bastian on the value of experiencing pain and accepting unpleasantness in our pursuit of pleasure and happiness.
(Don’t) always look on the bright side of life
University of Melbourne research finds societal pressure to feel happy could be bad for our mental health; even contributing to the prevalence of depression.