3 Ways to Live Well into Old Age – Feature in La Trobe Uni News

There’s no way to sugar-coat it: getting older is inevitable. But while you can’t control your age, you can put things in place to keep you feeling young – no matter your graduation year. To find out more, we chatted to members of La Trobe alumni community whose work interse

Welcoming 2021 with a positive mindset

Thinking ahead to New Year’s Eve, the temptation might be to boot this year goodbye. This year was certainly not the year anyone wished for. However, amidst the grief for what we lost lie many gifts.    

Preserving our sense of humour during COVID

In these testing times we’re growing weary. A telltale sign? Our loss of humour. When the pandemic began, a virtual “pundemic” was unleashed. Social media was awash with memes about toilet paper and working from home. Now, several months later, with much of Victoria still locked down

Big “C” or little “c”? – Reframing the language around cancer

A shock diagnosis of bowel cancer got me thinking about the language around cancer – the big “C”, the invocation of warmongering battlefield metaphors, together with a steadfast attachment to the cancer ‘survivor’ term. My experience with bowel cancer made me realise the default langu

Want To Live A Long And Happy Life? Start Laughing More Today

We all love to laugh, but there’s far more to a good giggle than simply providing a high. An innate ability, laughter developed even before we could say dada or mama. And in terms of innate abilities, laughter is one of the best. What better feeling is there than being lost in laughte