Depression, poverty and bad teeth: performers really do suffer for art

This article is written by Garry Maddox and is originally published by The Sydney Morning Herald. While not a household name, Neil Pigot has racked up an impressive list of credits in a 35-year acting career. He has been in Blue Heelers and The Kettering Incident on TV, such films as The Dish and Red Dog and played major roles for the Sydney and … Continue reading Depression, poverty and bad teeth: performers really do suffer for art

When people go online with suicidal thoughts, who’s there to help?

This article is written by Ariel Bogle and is originally published by ABC News. Anna* knows the one spot on her commute where she'll have to put her phone down: when the train darts through a tunnel. Otherwise, she's online. Deleting trolls, and doing her best to hold together the threads of other people's lives. … Continue reading When people go online with suicidal thoughts, who’s there to help?

After The Birth of Your Baby – Post Natal Depression in Women and Men

This article is written by Sarah Godfrey. Psychologist and Director of Moving Mindsets. You can read the original article on their website. If there is one life changing event we choose to have it must be the decision to have a child. The excitement, responsibility, hope, changes to lifestyle, time, impact on our existing relationships … Continue reading After The Birth of Your Baby – Post Natal Depression in Women and Men

Disruption of daily rhythms linked to mental health problems

This article is originally published in The Guardian. People who experience disrupted 24-hour cycles of rest and activity are more likely to have mood disorders, lower levels of happiness and greater feelings of loneliness, research suggests. While the study does not reveal whether disruptions to circadian rhythms are a cause of mental health problems, a … Continue reading Disruption of daily rhythms linked to mental health problems

One-third of Australian employees live with mental illness

This article is originally published in the HRD. In Australia, a whopping one-third of all employees live with depression, anxiety or stress. Indeed, Australia's Biggest Mental Health Check-In surveyed about 3,500 employees across a variety of industries. The research by Medibio found one-third of program participants live with some form of mental illness, (with 36% living … Continue reading One-third of Australian employees live with mental illness