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Self-improvement

Meet my partner: what should you call your significant other?

It can be tough deciding when the move past the boyfriend/girlfriend stage and start calling each other partner. Here’s how you can define the right time.

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Career

There’s no ‘I’ in team: how to develop good relationships at work

At work, it shouldn’t matter who kicks the winning goal as long as you’re part of the team. This is how to develop good relationships with your colleagues.

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Self-improvement

Feeling unsatisfied with life? Why you should put down your phone

Is your phone distracting your work or study, or leading you to ignore family and friends? Research proves that you need to put down your phone to be happy.

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Career

How to support LGBTIQ+ employees at work

What can you do to make sure your LGBTIQ+ employees or workmates feel supported? Dr Daniel Marshall shares his thoughts and advice.

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Self-improvement

Haven’t found your soulmate? This might be your problem

If you’re holding out for that elusive ‘one’ and finding it hard to meet them, you might be suffering from the pitfalls of a ‘destiny mindset’.

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Career

Dating a co-worker: are office romances really that taboo?

Associate Professor Gery Karantzas from Deakin University’s School of Psychology provides us with his advice on workplace relationships.

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Self-improvement

Quiz: How narcissistic are you?

Narcissism is on the rise, says psychology expert Assoc. Prof. Ross King. Do you suspect you, or someone you know, might be narcissistic? Take our quiz.

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Self-improvement

Dating dilemma: is ghosting ever okay?

Ghosting is a modern dating phenomenon involving abruptly ceasing contact with a romantic partner. We asked a Deakin philosophy expert just how bad it is.

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Self-improvement

Why we need to stop making assumptions about attraction

Deakin research suggests men and women make assumptions about how certain attires and behaviour might lead to a sexual encounter in social settings.

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Self-improvement

Do age gaps in romantic relationships really matter?

Hear from Deakin University’s Associate Professor Gery Karantzas about the evolutionary psychology involved in choosing a potential partner.

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