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You Can’t Ask That

“I HEAR voices all the time. Even just sitting here.” Schizophrenia, like many mental illnesses, is a widely misunderstood diagnosis that carries a harsh stigma. Some of the common misconceptions include believing everyone with schizophrenia has voices in their heads telling them to hurt people, or that they are all …

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Sleep

WHATEVER time your alarm goes off, it’s almost impossible to avoid hitting the snooze button straight away. But staying in bed just that extra bit longer might actually be doing you more harm than good, according to The Sun. Deciding to snooze tells your brain to signal for hormones to …

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The Naked Farmer Co

MADDISON Smith is a fourth generation sugar cane farmer from the Mackay region. She’s normally found working hard on the farm, but she’ll soon appear in a calendar as a nude model. She’s one of many farmers who have agreed to strip off as part of a push to promote …

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The benefits of smiling

A SMILE is a simple gesture of emotion that captures all kinds of feelings: happiness, joy, excitement and even embarrassment. It’s also a very strong act, as it is scientifically known to change your mood and increase your feelings of happiness. The idea that a smile as a facial expression …

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Miranda Kerr, Zac Efron, Tom Cruise

THESE trademark smiles are a dentist’s dream. Here are the celebrities whose smiles dominate the red carpet. 1. Julia Roberts This pretty woman’s trademark smile comes with an equally iconic laugh.Source:Supplied 2. Tom Cruise Mr Cruise turned to braces to get his pearly whites in order.Source:Supplied 3. Rachel McAdams From …

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Talking about sex with your kids

DEALING with sex stuff when it comes to parents and kids isn’t a barrel of laughs. But unless you want their sex education to come from little Eddie in Year 6 or, worse, “Hotlonelyhousewives4u.com”, it’s imperative you get there first. Top tip — start talking about it as early as …

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Improve your sex life

If you have sex just for the orgasm then you’ve left yourself “a pretty narrow field to play on”, sex therapist Cyndi Darnell says. “If all you want is the grand finale, that’s fine, but many people become caught up in having robotic sex, rather than anything that actually feels …

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Australian female fighters

MEET the Aussie female fighters who are smashing the gender stereotypes, and paving the way for a new wave of women to take up combat sports. “When women come to my boxing gym, for them it’s like falling in love with a boyfriend,” Lauryn Eagle says. “They’re in love with …

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