Health & Lifestyle

The language of love
The language of love

Have you ever considered the language of love with those closest to you? Understanding your partner’s language of love and your child’s language of love is a powerful process for deepening your communication and connection.

Avoiding conflict in a relationship
Avoiding conflict in a relationship

A relationship offers companionship, love, fun, laughter, compassion and affection, but they do also involve times of frustration, confusion, or just testing times that you need to negotiate through together. There are some simple and important strategies that can help to build a strong healthy relationship that can stand the test of time.

Why is oral health important?
Why is oral health important?

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Your teeth have an important job to do; they enable you to eat a variety of foods and they shape and influence the appearance of your smile. But for your teeth to do these things you need to maintain good oral health – here’s some tips how.

10 tips for a great relationship
10 tips for a great relationship

Check out these tips for a maintaining great relationship courtesy of LifeWorks.

The ageing of the bronzed Aussie bloke – why it’s never too late to change your habits
The ageing of the bronzed Aussie bloke – why it’s never too late to change your habits

This article will look at the ageing of the bronzed Aussie bloke and why it’s more important than ever to listen to the latest warnings on sun exposure.

Have the conversation with a health professional
Have the conversation with a health professional

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As part of their new ‘Have the Conversation’ campaign, beyondblue has put together a short video to help you talk to your GP or another health professional about how you’re travelling emotionally, including serious subjects like depression and anxiety.

Common misconceptions about skin cancer and sun protection
Common misconceptions about skin cancer and sun protection

Most of us would like to think that by the time we turn 50 we are pretty clued up on the important elements in life. Yet while the ‘Slip, Slop, Slap’ message has been part of our vocabulary since the glory days of the early ’80s, many of our generation are still surprisingly unaware of the facts around skin cancer. Maybe it’s because we often like to think we know best (or so we’re told) but there’s a few myths out there that if taken as truth, could be seriously increasing our risk of skin cancer.

How to build and maintain self confidence
How to build and maintain self confidence

Your confidence is related to how you feel and think about yourself; your abilities, your personality, your plans for the future. It can affect every aspect of your life; your happiness, your relationships and your overall state of wellbeing.

Need help talking to your teen about how they feel?
Need help talking to your teen about how they feel?

If you’re worried about the mental health of a young person, this new beyondblue video provides lots of practical insight about starting a conversation with a younger person regarding their mental health.

Skin cancer prevention checklist
Skin cancer prevention checklist

We have one of the best outdoor cultures in the world, but sadly Australia also has one of the highest rates of skin cancer globally, with Australian men at a particularly high risk. Worryingly, two in three Australian men will develop some form of skin cancer before they reach 70.


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