Category: Geelong Advertiser Articles

Chris Mackey’s articles appear regularly in the Geelong Advertiser newspaper in Geelong, Australia.

  An Unexpected Mood Booster

An article about the benefits of cold-water swimming, a particularly invigorating way to start the day.

  Our Emotional Intelligence is Key

    An article about the nature and importance of emotional intelligence for our relationships, work and wellbeing.

  Time to Focus on Youth Mental Health

This article is about the benefits of prioritizing youth mental health services, particularly in light of the sacrifices made by young people over the past couple of years.

  Technology is Taking Our Focus

This article describes how social media and screen time can disrupt our attention and focus, along with some tips on reducing distraction.

  Calling On Our Creativity

An article about creativity, something which Geelong’s Design Week seeks to encourage and celebrate. Listen to a podcast episode on this topic wherever you get your podcasts or on the player below 

  Finding Our Sense of Flow

An article about optimising our wellbeing by identifying the activities that most engage us.

  Attitudes Shaped by Evolution

An article about the potential reasons for the range of very different attitudes that many people have to Covid vaccines and how this might relate to various evolutionary systems for dealing with threat.

  Look Past the Impact and Into the Future

The second article in a series on the mental health of teenagers featuring Bianca Tassone. The series looks at a number of factors impacting the mental health of teenagers following the extended lockdowns, as well as what parents can do to best support their kids.

  Be a Shoulder, Listen to Your Teenager in their Time of Need

The first article in a series on the mental health of teenagers featuring Bianca Tassone. The series looks at a number of factors impacting the mental health of teenagers following the extended lockdowns, as well as what parents can do to best support their kids.