I was mostly untouched by beauty standards until I had a daughter. We know it’s more than appearances, but having to force that upon her is a Herculean feat.
Today, I am one year sober. While my climb to this point has been Sisyphusean, I have stopped blaming myself, and have taken my own life back.
World Mental Health Day may have been and gone, but those who live it know that it is just more than just one splodge on the calendar.
According to a new report, one in four of us are lonely. It’s a growing Australian condition, one that is often hard to measure, but it should be included in the discussion of mental health.
Yesterday, Scott Morrison announced that veterans who fly Virgin Australia will be thanked for their service. We need lasting psychological care, not an empty salute.
According to numerous studies, we’re not producing enough healthy food, and indeed, we’ll soon run out of it. The cockroach sandwich creeps ever closer…
I believe that the modern trend of presenting the idealised you on social media is adding to our depression. Bare envy sits at the root of this problem.
There’s an opiate we’re all hopelessly addicted to. Validation powers our trials, endeavours and every day lives. If I have this problem, you do too.
In our time of furious extreme and division, it’s all too easy to lose our minds. However, peace is readily at hand.
Every surface of our body – inside and out – is covered in microorganisms: bacteria, viruses, fungi. If you think you’re clean, think again.
Danish psychologists believe that they can accurately quantify how evil you are. To prove it, they’ve created a test we can all take. Do it. Don’t be chicken.
The government making it harder to get opioids is only half the battle. A greater understanding of what opioids are doing to our bodies is the only way forward.
Michael Marmot has discovered an important societal aspect. Those of higher station enjoy a greater standard of health. Lifestyle has little to do with it.
On Thursday evening, we missed the apocalypse. While we might laugh at the doomsday that wasn’t, there were some who took it very seriously.
Over in China, one algorithm is predicting which patients will emerge from a coma more accurately than their human contemporaries.
With the Morrison Government set to investigate conditions in aged-care homes, I suggest they focus on the mental health of residents, as the figures are staggering.
Soon, as it turns, I’ll be attending my own funeral. But before I get there, I know that I’ve outlived many. You especially, coach.
Yes, while everyone number twos, the question of frequency is an adult discussion we should have. One without giggling. Poo. Lol.
Despite today being R U OK? Day, for me, it’s Thursday. I don’t feel ok, but that’s perfectly fine.
Over in the US, a spa offering the ‘vampire’ facial has been shut down. I suggest we turn up to Chez Kardashian with stakes in hand to make sure the job is done.
Millennials are not anti-religion, we’ve just replaced the church with the gym but kept the reasoning. Forgive me for these gains I’m about to receive.