Mental Health

How many prams does it take to raise a child?

Sabina Read, psychologist and social commentator, says that "visualising pushing [your] unborn bub in a new pram, or even driving kids around in a shiny four wheel drive, can temporarily help give us a sense of control and reduce some of the anxiety that is typical during potentially stressful life transitions."

First published on the Essential Mums website.

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Why your co-workers are your closest friends

If you're sitting at your desk look at the people around you. They are some of the best friends you'll ever have. New research shows that people's closest friendships are formed with their colleagues – particularly if their workplace environment is stressful.

Most modern workplaces are stressful and people who feel like they've got the support of others feel less stressed.

First published on The Advertiser.

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