As the end of the school year quickly approaches, it’s important to turn your mind to how you can spend your time during the holiday period to effectively switch off. Here, 3 teachers share their strategies for relaxing and recharging.
Navigating the breakdown of a friendship or relationship can be challenging and negatively impact our overall wellbeing. In this article, we speak with PhD researcher and Casual Academic at UNSW, Ratih Arruum Listiyandini, about how we can support ourselves through a relationship breakdown.
‘Surrounding my home is a magical place that draws me away from the everyday stresses of life and work.’ In this article, primary school teacher Sue Mickelburough shares the positive impact that spending time in nature has on her wellbeing.
Owning a pet can enrich our lives and positively impact our mental and physical health and wellbeing. To find out more, we speak to Dr Samantha Brown, Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer at the University of Southern Queensland.
Deciding to retire is a big decision, and while exciting for some, for others it might be daunting and stressful. Here, Dr Leigh Burrows from Flinders University shares how educators can make the transition into retirement easier.
‘How do you feel the night before the start of a new term? Is your stomach tied in knots?’ In this article, teacher Frances Ardern shares her 3 tips for managing feeling overwhelmed and anxious at the beginning of a new term.
Dr Natasha Yates is a General Practitioner (GP) and Assistant Professor of General Practice at Bond University in Queensland. In this Q&A for Wellbeing by Teacher, she unpacks the differences between tiredness and fatigue, and the impact of each on our overall health and wellbeing.
Recent research has shown that participants in a cooking class have experienced not only an increase in their cooking confidence, but also improved mental health. Here, we speak to a member of the research team, Jo Rees from Edith Cowan University, to find out more.
It’s Men’s Health Week this week in Australia, and in this article, we speak with Dr Brendan Quinn from the Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS) about an Australian longitudinal study into men’s health and its findings related to the social connectedness of males.
‘It’s not important how I ride. It’s just important that I ride. I’m a better person after I have been on a ride.’ Matt Hill, K-6 Creative Arts Project Advisor with the New South Wales Department of Education, shares why spending time mountain biking is important for his wellbeing.