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Latest news: Stress

Mediterranean diet linked to decrease in anxiety and stress

Research from the University of South Australia has found that a Mediterranean diet can reduce stress and anxiety in older people.

Never tried acupuncture? Here are 10 reasons you should

Do you ever feel there are just not enough hours in the day to meet the demands of work, family, and self-care? Are you operating in a state of chronically high stress? Acupuncture can switch on your body’s relaxation pathways and retrain your body and mind to access deep states of relaxation.

Home-schooling parents experienced more distress: ANU study

Parents and caregivers who home-schooled children during the COVID-19 pandemic experienced significantly higher levels of psychological distress compared to those who didn't, according to a new study by researchers at The Australian National University (ANU).

Expert advice to ease back-to-school anxiety

As the school year approaches, children and parents may be feeling anxious, so UC Professor, Dr Vivienne Lewis, offers her expert advice.

Free access to the YMCA for ACT Year 12 students

Attention stressed-out Year 12 students: did you know you can access the YMCA’s pool and gym facilities for free during your exam period? The YMCA, or the Y, has been running its ‘Take...

Can you boost your immune system?

We’re seeing a debate about ways to boost your immune system, or whether you even can.

Housing stress worsens under pandemic: ANU

The number of Australians experiencing housing stress, unable to pay their rent or mortgage on time, has more than doubled since the pandemic began, data from the Australian National University (ANU) suggests. In...

COVID-19 could herald a change for educators, despite survey showing high levels of stress, burnout

While the swift change to online learning has seen principals and teachers putting in more hours, researchers suggest there could be a silver lining for educators across Australia as parents and students develop a new respect for them.