Tripping on mushrooms may actually help treat depression. Yep, you read that right. A new study from Imperial College in London gave 19 patients – who had been diagnosed with depression and had not found respite in traditional treatments – doses of the psychedelic ingredient psilocybin (a naturally occurring part
Like many of today’s working professionals, teenagers of today have a hard time switching off from technology (literally and metaphorically). We’re all so attached to our phones, laptops and tablets that, even when we leave the office or campus, we haven’t actually left – we still have email on our
In my penultimate year of law school, all of my friends and classmates were applying for summer clerkships with commercial law firms. I wasn’t sure if I should do it too (partly because I wasn’t sure I would be offered one). Eventually, my friend Mitch convinced me to apply. It’s
David Knobel is an Honours candidate at the University of the Sunshine Coast, and a planning, resources and native title law clerk at p&e Law. We are the new leaders Constantly told we’re world beaters So consumed in our narcissism We won’t let anything defeat us Or beat us
Nearly two years ago, I published my first book, The Wellness Doctrines. I have sold almost 4,000 copies worldwide, with sales on all six continents. I peaked at #2 on iTunes. I have delivered lectures and workshops in every Australian state and territory, as well as New Zealand and Singapore.
Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of interviewing Alastair McEwin, the Disability Discrimination Commissioner for the Australian Human Rights Commission. The interview – conducted for Lifetimes in Law, a blog project I run with the general counsel of Canon Australia, David Field – was an eye-opening experience for me,
Amba Brown is the author of Finding Your Path, a self-help guide for school leavers figuring out what to do with their lives. I remember it like yesterday: the excitement of eating a Twix bar for dinner, just because I could. After all, I was an adult and these
My best mate sent me an article last night that captivated me. It outlined the thesis of Svend Brinkmann, a Danish psychology professor and author of Stand Firm: Resisting the Self-Improvement Craze, who believes society’s relentless insistence on and pursuit of happiness has become an emotional and psychological burden, particularly