Mental Health

A guide to mental health, mindfulness and connecting with those around you

Exercise

Affirmation workout

A guide to affirmation workouts. Read more

Wellbeing

Can exercise help prevent depression?

One hour of exercise a week can help your mental health. Read more

Wellbeing

Can social media ruin your social life?

What’s social media doing to your mental state? Read more

Wellbeing

Community Rules

Let’s start at the very beginning. What is a community? Read more

Lifestyle

Coping with stress as a student

It’s totally normal to feel stressed as a student. Read more

Wellbeing

Community of like minds

Whatever your interests and passions there's a community out there for you. Read more

Wellbeing

Building a better brain

Expert advice on how to keep your brain fit. Read more

Wellbeing

Dating someone new? How to talk about mental health

How to talk mental health with the person you’re dating. Read more

Exercise

Exercise for mental health

How and why exercise can help with mental illness. Read more

Wellbeing

Creating connections for youth mental health

Giving young Australians the support they deserve. Read more

Wellbeing

Digital technology for mental health

Is digitising mental health support the way to go? Read more

Wellbeing

10 best mental health apps

Tracking your mental health is in your hands. Read more

Wellbeing

10 fitness and wellbeing podcasts to get you inspired

10 wellness podcasts that motivate and stimulate. Read more

Health Check

Depression explained

Find out more about depression. Read more

Wellbeing

Does your pet have separation anxiety?

Here are the warning signs – and how you can help. Read more

Wellbeing

Drive less, be happier

How your commute affects your happiness. Read more

Wellbeing

Dealing with anxiety

Australia’s most common mental health condition. Read more

Wellbeing

Giving up smoking improves mental health

Significantly reduce depression and anxiety. Read more

Food

Fruits and vegetables for mental health

Fruit and veg can improve your mental health. Read more

Healthy Living

Foods to fuel your brain

Get the edge in your exams with these tips. Read more

Wellbeing

Free mindfulness training for groups

Engage with Smiling Mind’s Education Program. Read more

Health Insights

How much do mental health conditions cost?

New study puts a high price on mental health conditions. Read more

Wellbeing

How alcohol can make anxiety worse

Reaching for a glass to relax might not be the best idea. Read more

Health Check

How alcohol affects your brain

Can a big night out really kill brain cells? Read more

Wellbeing

How to ask R U OK?

Start a conversation with these 4 steps. Read more

Travel

How to beat homesickness

Homesickness can be a serious problem. Read more

Health Check

How to manage panic attacks

Understand panic attacks, and how to prevent them. Read more

Wellbeing

How to take a break from drinking alcohol

These tips will definitely make it easier. Read more

Healthy Living

How often should you feel sad?

Depression or the blues? Learn the difference. Read more

Health Check

Identifying depression in men

The common signs of depression in men. Read more

Wellbeing

How to build mental resilience

5 tips to build mental resilience. Read more

Wellbeing

Is there a mind-gut connection?

More research suggests eating well may help lift your mood. Read more

Wellbeing

Mental health services in Australia

Where to get support while you're living in Australia. Read more

Wellbeing

Mental Health Week

A snapshot of mental health in Australia. Read more

Health Check

Living with anxiety

The various forms of anxiety and how they differ. Read more

Wellbeing

Nature vs nurture: siblings and mental health

Why mental health differs from sibling to sibling. Read more

Exercise

Move to feel good: Michelle Bridges’ top exercise tips

Superstar trainer Michelle Bridges shares a few top tips. Read more

Wellbeing

Music and the mind with Something for Kate

Paul Dempsey shares how he manages his band. Read more

Wellbeing

Our moods, mapped through Twitter

CSIRO and The Black Dog Institute team up. Read more

Wellbeing

Positive coping strategies for men

Your experience can help The Black Dog Institute. Read more

Wellbeing

Orthorexia: When healthy becomes too healthy

What’s orthorexia and how to spot the signs. Read more

Wellbeing

SAFEMinds for youth mental health

Creating better mental support for young people. Read more

Wellbeing

Sarah Wilson on taming the beast of anxiety

Anxiety can be crippling. Sarah Wilson shares her story. . Read more

Wellbeing

Seeking health and wellness in Thailand

Expert advice on achieving health and wellbeing. Read more

Wellbeing

Take your lunchbreak – for your health

Win/win: Improving mental health and productivity. Read more

Wellbeing

Taking back Sunday morning

Hello Sunday Morning; challenging drinking culture. Read more

Wellbeing

Stephanie Rice on mindfulness and clarity

Calm, centred and ready to achieve her goals. Read more

Health Insights

The link between diet and depression

What we eat can play a role in our mental wellbeing. Read more

Wellbeing

The brain-boosting diet

A diet to promote cognition and memory. Read more

Wellbeing

The science of the relaxation response

A look at the research behind the stress-busting technique. Read more

Healthy Living

The toll of a bad night’s sleep

We look at why a good night’s sleep is essential. Read more

Health Check

The physical effects of loneliness

Could loneliness be making you sick? We look at new research. Read more

Health Check

What causes anxiety?

Medibank mental health nurse Rachel Bowes explains. Read more

Health Check

What causes depression?

Medibank mental health nurse Rachel Bowes explains. Read more

Wellbeing

When diabetes leads to emotional distress

A recent report reveals the emotional impact of diabetes. Read more

Health Insights

What your relationship status means for your health

MBHI finds a correlation between your relationship status and your health. Read more

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