Lunch with Geoff Gallop

Geoff Gallop was a year into his second term as Premier of Western Australia in 2005 when he resigned to focus on tackling depression. Taking…

The long haul

It is becoming increasingly clear that the pandemic we all hoped would be done and dusted by now is still in it’s early stages. So…

Six minutes with Melinda Upton

Melinda Upton, former co-managing partner of DLA Piper Australia, is the newly appointed Chair of Minds Count Foundation. She tells LSJ why mental health in…

I’ll sleep when I’m dead

The badge of honour that comes with racking up long hours on very little sleep must become a thing of the past.

New research says loneliness is worse than smoking

Guilty of letting friendships slide? An emerging body of research reveals loneliness is a bigger threat to health than smoking or being overweight. 

Six minutes with Mitch Wallis

Mitch Wallis is a social entrepreneur and founder of the viral online mental health movement Heart on My Sleeve. He speaks to LSJ in the lead-up…

Sunny side up

Australia’s iconic “slip, slop, slap” TV campaign has engrained in us the importance of shielding our skin from the sun’s harmful rays for more than…

Let’s do lunch

It’s time to stop working through lunch, because one of the best things you can do for your health and productivity is take a break.

Digital therapy

The use of smartphone apps to treat mental health conditions like depression and anxiety is on the rise, but how do they stack up clinically?