Work

Five ways to prevent burnout and find work balance

Sarah Berry Most of us struggle to find the work-life sweet spot.

Spinal steroid injections don't work, say experts

Back pain

Jill Margo Thousands of Australians with back pain are lining up for “a quick fix” that doesn’t work and can be risky.

73 years in the same job

New Jersey man celebrates 101st birthday ... at work

Herman Goldman celebrates his 101st birthday with colleagues after 73 years in the office.

Work, money leading cause of stress

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Money and work are still the biggest worries keeping us up at night.

Back to work

Back to work: How to beat the holiday hangover

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MJ Angel As the reality of the working year begins for many of us this week, hearing that alarm going off, getting back into that suit or uniform and facing the working day can be brutal.

A survival guide

When you have to work with your ex

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Clem Bastow A bit of forethought before the foreplay can prevent Hollywood-style tears down the track.

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When the work day never ends

When the work day never ends

Working ourselves to death.

Many people are putting their jobs before their health, writes Linda McSweeny.

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We can work it out ... with help

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Katherine Feeney “If you and your girlfriend have to go to relationships counselling, clearly you’re in the wrong relationship.”

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Real husband vs work husband

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Heidi Davoren She talks to him every day. He texts her to make sure she got home ok. She calls him her ‘work husband’.  They have nicknames for each other.

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Exhausted new fathers face greater safety risk at work

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Adele Horin ALAN CHAVEZ usually thinks nothing of abseiling down a 30-storey building to clean the windows. But after his daughter Luanna was born 11 months ago, the ''rope access technician'' became a bit...

Numbers add up as mothers return to work sooner

D'arne Buckley with son Spencer and daughter Maya

Michelle Griffin For most mothers, the days of staying at home until the youngest child starts school are over.

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Long work hours leave little time for child's play

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Adele Horin AUSTRALIA'S culture of long work hours is putting at risk children's early learning opportunities, a study has found, as parents struggle to find the time to read, sing and talk to their preschoolers.

Job joy

Overhaul your work

Sick of work?

Sarah Berry Avatars instead of a CV? Personality could be the key for landing your dream job say the experts.

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New labour laws create huge jump for Fair Work

Paul Bibby THE federal workplace tribunal, Fair Work Australia, has been overwhelmed with claims since new industrial relations laws were introduced last year.

Liz Dawson: Living well with blindness and cancer

Karen Hardy Liz Dawson is not afraid to die, indeed there are days when she'd welcome it.

Broken heart? Best not chew on it

When trying to mend a broken heart don't laden it with saturated fats.

Jenna Clarke To those who believe there are better ways to get over a broken heart than devouring a week's worth of fried chicken, potato smothered in gravy and mass produced coleslaw, I say, you clearly haven't...

Chicken and tears

Heartbroken woman in China spends a week living in KFC

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Eitan Levine Spending a week in KFC is the new eating a litre of icecream in one sitting.

Which season were you born in?

Winter's child less likely to be moody - study

Winter babies: cool and chirpy?

Nicola Fifield Why winter's child has the joys of spring.

From 'hey' to 'OK': How text messages change from dating to marriage

Texting changes

Melanie Kembrey From the time a new couple go on their first date to becoming newlyweds a great deal changes in a relationship - including text messages.

Canberra breast cancer survivors tell their stories

Natasha Boddy Three Canberra women who have survived breast cancer tell Natasha Boddy the stories behind their journey and of life beyond the Big C.