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Humans of HIF 2019

Humans of HIF 2019

HIF Australia
Today we celebrate World Mental Health Day, which highlights the importance of mental health awareness and advocacy. In this short video, the Humans of HIF along with R U OK Day Ambassador Suzanne Waldron completed a social experiment to explore our 'Circle of Commonality'.
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There’s a Fine Line Between Pleasure and Pain

There’s a Fine Line Between Pleasure and Pain

You’ve more than likely heard the saying – “There’s a fine line between pleasure and pain”, but what does this mean and why is it important? We caught up with Psychologist Dr. Happy, who explains that in reality, there’s no line at all. Feeling down and experiencing negative emotions is a part of living our best lives and more than likely setting the scene for something more positive to come.

Why Does Social Media Make Me Feel Miserable?

Why Does Social Media Make Me Feel Miserable?

Dr. Happy

It’s virtually impossible to avoid spending some time on social media and many of us may experience the social comparison and misery that comes from innocently scrolling through Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. According to mental health expert and psychologist Dr. Happy “Whether we realise it or not, most of us are constantly evaluating our own attractiveness, intelligence, success, attributes and qualities by comparing ourselves to how we perceive others in these domains”. With this in mind, Dr. Happy shares some simple tips to ensure you enjoy using social media without it making you feel miserable.

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Take a Holiday for Your Health

Take a Holiday for Your Health

Dr. Happy
Regular breaks are important for our health and wellbeing. According to Mental Health Expert and Psychologist Dr. Happy,” We are working harder and longer and we’re more stressed than we’ve ever been. In his latest article for HIF, Dr. Happy explains the importance taking multiple holidays a year to ensure we feel refreshed and revitalised.
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