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  1. 19 July 2021 - Health & Medicine

    Being open to emotion in art

    Art can provoke, plague, and preoccupy. But what can our interactions with Science Gallery Melbourne's MENTAL: Head Inside teach us about emotions in our lives?

  2. Podcast28 April 2021 - Eavesdrop on Experts

    Mindfulness is everywhere, but what actually is it?

    University of Melbourne psychologist Dr Nicholas Van Dam explains that despite it being mentioned everywhere, mindfulness isn't what many of us think it is.

  3. 30 April 2019 - Learning & Teaching

    How technology is boosting our young people’s wellbeing

    One in five young people experience anxiety and depression linked to their school life; University of Melbourne research is using technology to boost wellbeing.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.