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7 apps to make you happier

Boost your mood and release stress with these clever apps.

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Experts

How to support a loved one through cancer

Here's how to support a loved one through difficult times.

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Advice

How to make (or break) a habit in 3 simple steps

Here's how to create positive habits and kick the ones you want to change.

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In Brief

CareComplete: Support for chronic health conditions

How Medibank helps members with chronic health conditions take positive steps forward every day.

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Experts

How to build mental resilience

Life has a habit of testing our limits - mental resilience is your chance to bounce back.

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Community

People of parkrun: Trish

Even after weight loss, it wasn't until Trish started attending Parkrun that she made real progress.

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Experts

Exercise for mental health treatment

Anxiety and depression can be exhausting, but exercise is one fantastic way of fighting back.

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Advice

The 7 best sleep apps

Tired of counting sheep and losing sleep? Here’s 7 apps to find that deep rest you’re dreaming of.

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Experts

10 things you need to know about the mind

Psychologist Emily Toner takes us inside this mysterious mass of nerves and fibres in our heads.

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Community

Smiling Mind: Mindfulness made easy

Making mindfulness meditation free, Smiling Mind improves the mental wellbeing of young Australians

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Lifestyle

How to do a daily digital detox

Australian's spend more time scrolling than sleeping. Here's how to take time to recharge yourself.

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Experts

Building a better brain

Brain fitness is a lifelong commitment to health and wellbeing - Dr Brockis shares her top fit tips.

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Lifestyle

5 simple ways to relieve stress (without chocolate biscuits)

Feeling overwhelmed? Calm and recharge yourself with these positive stress-reducing techniques.

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Experts

6 ways exercise changes your brain

Dr Brockis explains how getting your blood pumping boosts your mood, focus and mental performance.

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Experts

The brain-boosting diet

Nourish your brain for better focus, memory and mood with these delicious and nutritious foods.

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Experts

5 ways to keep your brain fit – and why it matters

Good brain fitness gives you the power to perform at your best. Here's how to stay sharp

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Experts

Digital technology for mental health

How apps and technology can be harnessed to help improve our mental health and wellbeing

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Advice

10 best mental health apps

Top apps for managing anxiety, boosting your mood and checking in with your mental wellbeing.

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Community

Creating connections for youth mental health

How technology, support and community can help improve the mental wellbeing of young people.

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Community

How to ask R U OK?

This R U OK? Day, check in with a mate and start a meaningful conversation about mental health

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Lifestyle

12 ways to be happier

From playfulness to generosity, here’s 12 ways to proactively improve your happiness.

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Experts

8 ways to improve your mental health

Improve your mental health and your wellbeing will follow. Here’s how to keep things in check.

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Advice

How mindfulness makes you calm, clear and focused

Ready to silence your mind, untangle your nerves, and really connect with your world? Here's how.

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Community

The art of resilience

Matthew Johnstone tackles life’s tough questions with his endearing warmth and wit.

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Experts

12 ways to beat Christmas stress

The Black Dog Institute shares advice for staying mentally well over the busy festive season

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Community

World kindness day

What act of kindness will you do today? Join the movement and celebrate World Kindness Day

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Community

Movember

It’s that time of year! Grow that mo’ this November to raise money for important men’s health issues

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Experts

How tryptophan helps you sleep better

This nutrient can lull you into a deeper, more restful sleep.

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Guides

The art of mindfulness meditation

The General Manager of Smiling Mind shares how mindfulness meditation improves mental wellbeing

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In Brief

Mental Health Week

This Mental Health Week, Medibank’s reaffirming its commitment to better mental health nationwide

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Experts

Dealing with anxiety

Are your worries snowballing and interfering with your daily life? You may be experiencing anxiety

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In Brief

Fruits and vegetables for mental health

Eating five serves of fruits and vegetables each day boosts your mental health and wellbeing.

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Community

#LoveYourBody: Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Week: develop a more positive relationship with your body.

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Community

Exercise for your mental health: Michelle Bridges

Join Michelle Bridges and the Black Dog Institute to get moving in Exercise Your Mood Month.

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In Brief

SAFEMinds for youth mental health

Helping equip parents and teachers to provide better support for young people who may be struggling.

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In Brief

7 steps to better youth mental health

One in five young people may be experiencing mental illness. Strateges to improve youth health.

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Lifestyle

Keeping it real

Kate Johnson is striving to help young women develop positive body image and self-esteem

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Guides

Your relaxation toolkit

Stay calm and refreshed throughout the workday with this step-by-step guide to wellbeing

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In Brief

Free online help for children with anxiety

Beyondblue has released a free online program, proven to help prevent and treat youth anxiety.

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In Brief

Workplace wellbeing makes business sense

New research shows supporting mental health in the workplace makes for better business all round

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In Brief

Our moods, mapped through Twitter

How’s the world feeling today? We Feel analyses millions of tweets to reveal collective mood change.

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Community

Free mindfulness training for groups

Build happier and healthier workplaces, classes, teams or groups with a free Smiling Mind program.

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In Brief

Marijuana and the brain

New research shows marijuana use may cause schizophrenia-like brain changes.

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In Brief

Reducing stigma around depression

While stigma around depression has decreased over the past decade, it’s still troublingly prevalent.

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In Brief

Performance for Prevention

Sports brand 2XU is helping beyondblue raise awareness of the role exercise plays in mental health.

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Experts

8 ways to improve your mental health

Small steps can go a long way in maintaining your mental wellbeing. Here are a few you can take

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Community

Seeking quiet

Medibank member Bron tries out five ways of finding focus and calm at work.

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In Brief

Positive coping strategies for men

How you cope can be translated from a survey to help develop more effective mental health programs.

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In Brief

Take your lunchbreak – for your health

Beyondblue has called on Australians to make a new work resolution – to reclaim your lunch break.

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Social networking has mental health benefits for older people

VicHealth research shows regular use of the internet helps enrich people over 65’s mental wellbeing.

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Community

5 tips for mindfulness at work

How the practice of mindfulness can introduce awareness and acceptance to our workplace.

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Community

R U OK? Day

Thursday 12 September is R U OK? Day, a reminder of the life-altering impact of a conversation.

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Community

The power of generosity

Social experimenter Shanaka Fernando on life, lentils and how to achieve better health.

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Community

Connecting with those around you

Wendell Sailor supports R U OK? Day and wants more men to ask for help when they need it.

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Experts

Depression and dementia risk

It is not widely recognised that depression increases the risk of late-life dementia.

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Guides

B is for breath

Apart from keeping us alive, breathing is central to many practices of meditation and mindfulness.

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Community

Improving healthcare delivery

Doctor Andrew Wilson shares why he is optimistic about the health industry's challenges ahead.   

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Experts

Exceptional ageing

By 2020, 18% of Australia's population will be over 65 and by 2050 this will be well over 24%.

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Community

The joys and challenges of trail running

Matt Cooper delves into his love and knowledge of trail running.

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Community

Big-hearted Clare Bowditch

Clare Bowditch talks mindfulness, meditation, and about being an ambassador for Smiling Mind.

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Community

Learning from crisis

How to rethink your priorities and recalibrate your moodometer.

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Community

Music and the mind with Something for Kate

Paul Dempsey shares how he handles the mental and physical pressures of being a musician.

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Advice

A journey to better health with Anthony Field

Read about how Anthony Field (a.k.a. the Blue Wiggle) he got his Wiggle back.

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