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

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

How do we share smiles while wearing a mask?

As we walk past people in streets or parks we’re keeping our distance – which on the one hand is making us feel safer, but on the other distances us emotionally. Whilst there is a science to masks reducing the spread of COVID, there’s also a science to humans sh

149 EASY STEPS TO EMPLOYEE WELLNESS

I recently had an opportunity to contribute to ALSCO’s comprehensive list to enhance employee wellness. Below are 149 useful tips and ideas about what to do to keep the employees healthy and well while having fun at the workplace. My tip #108. Get On Board The Smile Tr

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

Laughter Yoga in Aged Care

Laughter yoga is a unique exercise routine that combines simulated laughter exercises with yogic breathing (pranayama), and clapping. It is an ideal activity to conduct with older people with its many associated physical, emotional and social health benefits. It is a great way to enha