Psychology

Link between time spent in nature and positive mental wellbeing

Survey shows strong link between time spent in nature and positive mental wellbeing. Survey findings released by the Mental Health […]

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South Korea: land of the loner

Once a nation renowned for its strict traditions of family life, South Korea has become the land of the loner. […]

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Are online forums are putting women off natural childbirth?

Women sharing ‘horror stories’ online may be putting people off having children. In today’s social media age, oversharing in online […]

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Miscarriage bereavement leave debate: Hollywood celebrities weigh in

Carrie Underwood and James Van Der Beek reveal the emotional effects of miscarriage. This as New Zealand debates bereavement leave […]

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4 new personality types – which one are you?

Scientists determine four personality types based on new data.  Northwestern University researchers have sifted through data from more than 1.5 […]

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Advice for dealing with anxiety

Top advice for coping with your anxiety. If you are living with anxiety, you may wish to try a few […]

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Feeling anxious? You need to read this

It might be a paralysing fear of something specific – public speaking or air travel, for example – or a more generalised feeling of a terrible nameless dread. It’s anxiety, and when it has you in its grip, it can really interfere with your life.

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Why the glass ceiling still exists

The glass ceiling, that invisible barrier to advancement that women face at the top levels of the workplace, remains as […]

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Why people stick to their false beliefs

Ever wonder why flat-earthers, birthers, climate change and Holocaust deniers stick to their beliefs in the face of overwhelming evidence […]

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5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Life

Winter was the season of comfort food, cozy sweaters and Netflix marathons. Now it’s time to spring clean your lifestyle. Here are […]

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How dreams reveal your well-being

De-stress before bed to avoid recurring nightmares – how your state of mind is affecting what you dream. A new […]

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Advice on how to manage ‘mummy guilt’

For many new mums, it can be hard returning from maternity leave, which is why we’ve put together a few […]

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Don’t blame the shame, get better self-esteem

Understand why shame is not about the blame, and how you can turn your feelings of humiliation into something positive, […]

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Switch on, switch off

New research shows that the expectations of work email monitoring during non-work hours could be detrimental to your health.

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Top Tips for Tackling Monday Morning

Studies show that on Sunday afternoons most people begin to feel depressed, dreading the week ahead. So what’s the best way to tackle the looming start of the week? We share some top tips.

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Mum still matters, psychologists say

If you’re a parent who feels your teenage children would choose their friends over you, a new study has a […]

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Letting Go: The Importance of Forgiveness

The importance of forgiveness and how it can help you heal.

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Bear Park Preschool: A Place of Wonder and Innovation

Bear Park, a collective of early childhood centers, is inspired by Reggio Emilia teaching philosophies. Recognised as being one of the best and most innovative preschools, their new teacher wellness initiative is no exception to this, promoting a good environment for not just the kids but for the teachers and whanau too.

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Ways to mental wellbeing this winter

Discover new ways to keep mentally well whilst getting the most out of life. As we gear up for winter, […]

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Diane Keaton and Her Secret to Overcoming Insecurity

From The Godfather to Manhattan, Keaton has portrayed legendary characters in both comedy and drama. Now she is back, in the upcoming romantic comedy, Book Club.

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Is Your Wardrobe Harming Your Wellbeing?

Just how much does what we wear affect our confidence? New research reveals that people are buying more new clothes in order to enhance their self-esteem. We talk to psychologist Dr Kate Baecher about the connection between fashion and confidence.

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Definition of Schizophrenia Finally Corrected in the Dictionary

It’s World Schizophrenia Awareness Day. Just in time for this important occasion, One Door Mental Health made sure the damaging definition of the word ‘schizophrenia’ was changed.

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Types of Anxiety and How To Manage

Anxiety affects many of us, in many different ways. Discover the various kinds of anxiety and try our top tips for coping with this condition.

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Get Smart

Research is showing that to develop intelligence it’s important to tackle new challenges.

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