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  1. 14 December 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    We wish you a stress-free Christmas

    Christmas time can be a source of stress and even ill-health, but a University of Melbourne expert recommends simple steps to a more relaxing festive period.

  2. 11 October 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    What is mindfulness? Nobody really knows, and that’s a problem

    Mindfulness is all the rage in mainstream Western culture, but University of Melbourne research raises questions over how poorly defined and researched it is.

  3. Podcast25 August 2017 - Up Close

    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.

  4. 29 June 2017 - Health & Wellbeing

    Surviving menopause with some (self) kindness

    Menopausal symptoms like hot flushes can be managed with self-compassion, using approaches like mindfulness, according to University of Melbourne research.

  5. 27 October 2016 - Under the Microscope

    Positive psychology much more than ‘Happyology’

    Lifelong wellbeing is determined more by our patterns of behaviour over a trajectory rather than by any particular critical event.

  6. 14 June 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    Teaching wellbeing at school

    A new education program that integrates wellbeing learning into the classroom regardless of the subject could be the key to improving student progress.

  7. 5 June 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    The right frame of mind(fulness)

    A single-minded approach to mindfulness could bring big benefits if adopted by business, government and industry.

  8. 30 May 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    The value of strength-based parenting

    Strength-based parenting can bring huge benefits, using positive psychology to unlock your children's potential and enhance their wellbeing.

  9. 9 May 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Meditating on our health

    Evidence that mindfulness techniques can improve our health is mounting and it may be time to start mainstreaming it in our health system.

  10. 26 January 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    Easing your child’s back to school worries

    New research shows mindful parenting can significantly reduce children's stress levels, which is particularly relevant during the back to school period.