Psychology

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Paw and order: Lucy the labrador provides support as Australia’s first full-time court dog
In Melbourne’s family court, Lucy visits hearings, legal interviews and mediations – all to relieve people’s stress as they navigate the justice system

Kieran Pender

28, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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How Emily Wilson turned her teenage X Factor humiliation into comedy gold
A brutal take-down on the TV talent show led Emily Wilson into therapy. A decade later, she has turned her grim experience into award-winning standup

Michael Segalov

27, Nov, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Bereavement often ruptures our sense of self – but we can find our feet again | Gill Straker and Jacqui Winship
We may be for ever altered by the death of a loved one, but we will eventually be able to reintegrate into life

Gill Straker and Jacqui Winship

27, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Favourite lyrics reveal your attachment style – psychologists would have a field day with mine | Lauren O’Neill
Are you secure, anxious, or avoidant: songs we play repeatedly can be revealing. So what is it with me and Pulp’s Babies, asks Lauren O’Neill, a culture writer for Vice UK

Lauren O'Neill

22, Nov, 2022 @12:04 PM

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‘We’re in a trauma together’: Americans need therapy – but psychologists are booked
A study finds that six in 10 have no space for new patients. Therapists address the surge and how to tackle it

Matthew Cantor in Los Angeles

21, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Butter chicken has helped me at every stage of my life – and has always united my family
I grew up eating this comforting, warming dish and it remains just as important to me today

Romy Gill

20, Nov, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Why we all need to be a lot less hesitant about being kind
While researching a book on kindness, I found that being kind enhances the mood of not just the receiver – but the giver, too

Claudia Hammond

13, Nov, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Ordinary noises fill me with rage – then I got a neighbour so loud they can only be a fancy horse | Rebecca Shaw
My ears blocked and I felt something unimaginable – I wished I could hear them!

Rebecca Shaw

10, Nov, 2022 @2:00 PM

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The big idea: why we shouldn’t try to be happy
Happiness might seem like a noble goal – but striving for it can be counterproductive

Kieran Setiya

07, Nov, 2022 @12:30 PM

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‘Grey rocking’ to repel your tormentors? We Brits have been doing it for years | Emma Brockes
For those whose cultural backgrounds incline towards passive aggression, this self-preservation tactic is almost too natural, says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes

Emma Brockes

07, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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I have never eaten cucumber, onion – or an egg. Can I cure my extreme food phobias?
I’ve always been a fussy eater. Could an expert show me a life beyond the kids’ menu?

Joe Stone

05, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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I was an unhappy teenager, among lonely people, in thrall to a charismatic leader – had I joined a cult?
Broken by my parents’ divorce, I was all too ready to be remade by Margaret and her circle. But the ‘training’ was brutal and demeaning

Sarah Duguid

02, Nov, 2022 @10:00 AM

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