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Experts

Goal setting 101: A psychologist’s hacks

The science-backed secrets to getting the results you want.

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Advice

Riding your bike to work: Cadel’s top tips

Cycling is an excellent way to fit in a workout and clear your mind. Watch now as Cadel Evans shares some top advice.

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Recipes

Soba noodle salad recipe

Fill up on this deliciously fresh and nourishing salad from Oh She Glows.

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Experts

Clenching and grinding: How jaw pain can be treated

Don't put up with stiffness, soreness or clicking of the jaw. Your dentist and physio can develop a treatment plan.

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Recommended reading - Caring for your mind

Community

Smiling Mind: Mindfulness made easy

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

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In Brief

Women’s health, hospital visits and mental illness

Go figure: women live longer than men, yet are 7.8% more likely to be admitted to hospital

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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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Experts

Depression and dementia risk

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

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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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Community

How Men’s Shed improves men’s wellbeing

Men's Shed has a mission to reduce social isolation by providing camaraderie, skills and support.

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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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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

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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Community

5 reasons to run in the morning

Understand how running in the morning can change your life, and why you should start now.

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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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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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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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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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Lifestyle

10 fitness and wellbeing podcasts to get you inspired

Supercharge your motivation, learn something new, and be entertained with uplifting health podcasts.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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In Brief

Giving up smoking improves mental health

Think smoking calms you down? Research shows quitting is much better at boosting your mental health.

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In Brief

Introducing the Medibank Better Health Index

Australia’s biggest quarterly health index provides valuable insights into our nation’s well-being.

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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

Mental Health Week

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

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Community

Happiness through health

Rachael Finch is peachy keen about all things health and fitness.

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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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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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Top 5 Exercise collections

We’ve curated these guides so you can spend more time hitting your goals.

  1. Hiking and trekking
  2. Advanced running guides
  3. Intermediate running guides
  4. Beginner running guides
  5. GymBetter bike training guide
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Advice

6 low impact exercises (that are actually fun)

Gentle moves can still give you a good workout. Here are some ideas to get you going.

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Community

Yoga for the boys

"Some guys think yoga makes you less of a man. The truth is, it makes you a better one."

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Advice

9 ways to get more from your workout

Make your fitness routine fit within your lifestyle – and get better results.

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Top 5 Food collections

Spend less time counting calories and more time enjoying delicious food.

  1. Entertain me! Easy dip recipes
  2. Sweet treats
  3. Delicious soup recipes
  4. Refreshing summer recipes
  5. Smoothie recipes
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Experts

Can a healthy diet help cancer survivors?

How eating a nutritionally balanced diet can support you on your cancer journey.

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Recipes

The perfect steak and crispy sweet potato chips recipe

Bite after bite of tender, melt-in-your-mouth goodness.

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Lifestyle

3 good reasons to eat with the seasons

Here's why you should fill up on fresh, seasonal produce.

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Top 5 Wellbeing collections

Lifestyle and wellness guides to keep your mind positive and your body healthy.

  1. Community
  2. Kindness
  3. Put your best foot forward
  4. New Zealand travel experiences
  5. Travelling in Asia
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Lifestyle

10 days of silence: What I learnt on a Vipassana retreat

A silent meditation retreat isn't easy – but it may just change your life.

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Lifestyle

A second chance at love: Why adopt an older pet

Kittens and puppies are very cute, but adopting an older pet can be really rewarding – for both of you.

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Lifestyle

Is laughter really the best medicine?

There's some truth to the saying – laughter really is good for you.

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