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Lifestyle

31 August 2018
How goal-setting can put you on the path to success

We know goal-setting is a great way to work towards achieving our dreams, but which goals are best, and why? Dr Melissa Weinberg shares her knowledge here.

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Lifestyle

23 August 2018
Should you be worried about a gaming addiction?

Are video games really becoming more addictive, or has the new classification brought an existing issue to light? Two Deakin experts tackle the topic.

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Lifestyle

23 August 2018
The bitter truth about artificial sweetener

The sugar vs. sweetener debate has been raging for years, but more research is emerging to indicate that it might not be as good for you as you think.

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Lifestyle

13 August 2018
Does wearing a fitness tracker help with motivation?

The technology of fitness trackers is booming at the minute. We know they work to track your goals, but do they motivate you to meet them? Deakin finds out.

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Lifestyle

06 August 2018
What you need to know about gut health

Gut health is the new buzz topic in the research world. Deakin’s Dr Elena George reveals it’s more complex than you thought, and how you can improve it.

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Lifestyle

19 July 2018
Psychologist or an app? Strategies to improve your mental health

The rise of technology brings new age solutions for mental health. Dr Jade Sheen explores which apps can really help you and if they can replace therapy.

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Lifestyle

11 June 2018
How to help a friend struggling with their mental health

Chances are, at some point you’ll be called upon to support a mate who’s struggling. Assoc. Prof. Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz gives tips on how you can help.

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Lifestyle

04 June 2018
Quiz: are you addicted to your smartphone?

Australians check their phones more than 35 times a day on average. Which begs the question: are you addicted to your smartphone?

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Lifestyle

22 May 2018
Are nuts making you fat?

Nuts are often shunned as a fattening snack, but Deakin’s Dr Dr Sze-Yen Tan explains how they can actually be an important part of managing your health.

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Lifestyle

14 May 2018
Can beetroot juice really aid weight loss?

Although results are encouraging, Deakin’s Dr Dominique Condo explains why the beetroot health trend should be taken with a pinch of salt.

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