Work

Work, money leading cause of stress

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.

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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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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Real husband vs work husband

Dirty Laundry Heidi Davoren.

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.

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.

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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Sex happens

Sex happens: why there's nothing wrong with getting into bed on the first date

Sex

Matty Silver It's quite amazing that in this day and age we still have a double standard when it comes to having sex on a first date.

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Break out trend

Making a break for it: When you divorce because your friends have

If one or more of your friends have called it quits on their marriage, are you more likely to do so?

Nedahl Stelio Anthony Calva had been seriously contemplating whether to end his relationship for more than a year when one of his closest friends got divorced.

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Gut instinct: harnessing the body's brain

Google goes in: Search inside yourself.

Sarah Berry Intuition is often made out to be the airy fairy realm of those who carry incense sticks and see auras. But the body's intelligence is something to be taken seriously.

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New research

Research: Human friendships based on genetic similarities

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Joel Achenbach Friends often look alike. The tendency of people to forge friendships with people of a similar appearance has been noted since the time of Plato.

No shame in acting 'like a girl'

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Lauren Greenfield They are three words that are used to suggest someone is useless, weak, and even laughable but 'like a girl' is being reclaimed and redefined thanks to Lauren Greenfield's short video.

Most wanted

Most wanted

Good Weekend. Online Dating Story. Photo of Kim Russell. Thursday 5th June 2014. Photograph by James Brickwood. SMH GOOD WEEKEND 140605

Peter Munro Who are Australia's most popular online daters? Peter Munro meets the men and women with the greatest click factor.

Always five minutes late? Here's why

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Josephine Fairley As Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer boldly confesses she was late to a key business dinner because she overslept, Josephine Fairley explores why it's often responsible, professional people (including...

30 characteristics

What makes the perfect daughter?

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Sandy Smith A recent UK study of 1000 mothers and 1000 adult daughters to gauge the perfect mother and daughter relationship found that seven out of 10 mothers would describe their relationship with their...

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Relax: Editor's letter

Karen Hardy I always like reading stories about people who have worked hard to get where they are, and today’s cover girl, Sarah Harris, sounds like she’s done just that.