Traffic wastes time, creates pollution and costs money. But can it also affect us psychologically? A new study suggests that unexpected traffic can increase the incidence of domestic violence.
The controversial Centrelink debt recovery system is bad news for the mental health of the disadvantaged and vulnerable people it targets.
Research shows that kindness toward oneself, or self-compassion, could improve motivation.
Fuelling direct competition between talented colleagues can backfire.
New research shows the harsh realities of getting by on a low income and highlights how help for those doing it tough needs to change.
A public health researcher and advocate explains how immigration raids can impact mental and physical health, and trigger a breakdown of trust and safety in communities across the US.
The current education system lends itself to heightened stress levels among staff – and the empowerment of bullies.
Research suggests friends don't just help in the bad times – they cut damaging stress just by being around.
Burnout is a growing problem for the modern workplace. It has an impact on organisational costs, as well as employee health and well-being.
Celebrating mental health is a great opportunity to make the right changes to keep workers happy – and productive.
Social stress is a main cause of depression, and women, in general, experience more stress than men. But new research suggests men may be more vulnerable to depression caused by stressful events.
Scientists have found that there are many physical and mental benefits to volunteering.
With exam season in full swing, how you cope with stress might be the difference between brilliance and burnout.
Because exam season can be tough on parents, too.
There's a genetic side to animal welfare.
Nature is dispersed through our cities, even if we don’t notice it. And there's abundant evidence that engaging with nature, even in urban settings, is good for us.
In the age of the smartphone, it's often hard to switch off after work. Here's how employment law can help.
We all know that stress can wreak havoc on your health but what does it do to your genes?
Chronic stress accelerates cancer growth in mice, according to a new study, pointing to potential treatment targets to slow the progression of cancer to other organs.
Modern life creates long-term stress our bodies aren't designed to cope with – but all is not lost.