The YOLO Project

The YOLO Project Teaching skills for Valued Living at the University of Queensland In our last post we congratulated Professor Kenneth Pakenham on his recent national award for outstanding contribution to student learning. Dr Pakenham received this award for creating...
How to Lose Weight with ACT

How to Lose Weight with ACT

Want to lose weight? Make friends with those pesky cravings, and connect to more than the number on the scale. By Dr. Nga Tran You may be one in two Australians at any one time trying to lose weight.  Whether it’s due to a recent health scare, a hard word from your...
The Purple Vault

The Purple Vault

A clear blue sky beamed through my window the day I learned that I would never again see purple rain, at least not in the flesh. The flesh of megastars such as Prince, it seemed, was just as susceptible to mortal vulnerabilities as the rest of us. We are all human. We will all suffer the same fate, eventually. My clear blue sky day suddenly seemed a little cloudy.