Open-plan offices and hot-desking are taking a toll on workplace relationships. Modern offices are making workers less friendly rather than more, as they struggle with noise, distractions and a lack of belonging.
Dr Kelly Allen MAPS says research shows that a sense of belonging is important to ensure young people thrive at school
Insights from positive psychology reveal the factors that can help people be happier and more satisfied.
Positive education strategies provide Australian students with skills, behaviours and resources to thrive during the school years and beyond.
A growing body of evidence reveals feeling happy is linked with better physical and psychological health.
Everyone wants to feel well but there’s a lot more to wellbeing than happiness and yoga.
Use of physical restraint in detention settings is outmoded, according to a leading expert, and amounts to a physical assault that would be unacceptable in any other setting.
Helping children to deal with worries and stress will help them grow into resilient adults.
Many professions - paramedics, police, firefighters - involve helping people in traumatic circumstances but witnessing trauma has its own effects that can haunt people for life.
Young people who have a parent with cancer experience high levels of psychological distress. Open and honest communication is their primary unmet need and may reduce the distress they experience.