The wealthiest households in Australia are couples over 65, who have experienced a real increase in median net wealth of almost 70% since 2002, according to Australia’s largest and most comprehensive household survey. The Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Report, authored by Professor Roger Wilkins undertook at the University of Melbourne … Continue reading Elderly couples are the wealthiest households in Australia: New Report
Whether you're planning a family or trying to prevent pregnancy, knowledge about the different forms of contraception is paramount! There are many myths out there, so it's important you see a GP or other health professional to ensure your form of contraceptive is as effective as possible. The following is a brief guide to common … Continue reading Know Your Contraception
Anxiety keeps us safe, makes us either fight or flee when faced with danger. This vital part of the human psychology needs to be powerful, but the problem is that those strong signals are not always accurate. An anxious brain is a strong brain, and as such it can act as a roadblock to rationality. … Continue reading The 4 Steps To Take When You Have Anxiety
Regular exercise in middle age is the best lifestyle change a person can make to prevent cognitive decline in their later years, a landmark 20-year study has found. Regular exercise in middle age is the best lifestyle change a person can make to prevent cognitive decline in their later years, a landmark 20-year study has … Continue reading If You’re 50 – 60, Do This To Save Your Memory Later…
The obesity epidemic is bringing with it a host of health problems. A major factor behind it is our sugar addiction. Australia is in the midst of a Sugardemic. The average Australian consumes somewhere around 16 teaspoons of added sugar every day, more than double that recommended by the World Health Organization. Not surprisingly, two-thirds … Continue reading Are you consuming too much sugar?
Using social media can have benefits for your mental health, but only if you use it in the right way Whether I’m standing on the tram, sitting in a café, or walking down the street, I’m struck by the sight of so many people looking down at their phones, scrolling through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or … Continue reading Is Social Media Good For You?
The smells we put in everything from air fresheners to household cleaners are making a third of us feel sick, but there are no regulations for labelling the harmful chemicals they use. As you enter the bathroom at work you might hear the faint “pfffft” from the automatic air freshener and think nothing of it. … Continue reading Is Your Perfume Making You Sick?