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Lemon Face Challenge goes viral for Canberra's brave Annabelle Potts

Lemon Face Challenge goes viral for Canberra's brave Annabelle Potts

The five-year-old girl, who has been battling brain cancer for two years, has reached the Brumbies, ACT Policing and even The Wiggles.

  • by Megan Doherty

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I wish I had known about perinatal anxiety, so I wasn't so frightened
Pregnancy

I wish I had known about perinatal anxiety, so I wasn't so frightened

If this sounds extreme to you, please know that it’s far more common than you might think.

  • by Clementine Ford
In intense times, I'm looking for reasons to hope
Mental health

In intense times, I'm looking for reasons to hope

As the sign on Pellegrini's window said recently: "It is necessary to still create beauty. To still find joy."

  • by Jill Stark
Tuning out: the trouble with using music to help you sleep
Sleep

Tuning out: the trouble with using music to help you sleep

We think music can help us nod off, but the jury's out.

  • by Mary Ward
Guidelines on how to feed your baby are shifting... again
Parenting

Guidelines on how to feed your baby are shifting... again

Once, allergenic foods were avoided, now they are recommended within the first year.

  • by Sarah Berry
Enough is enough. They are not taking away my bacon
Opinion

Enough is enough. They are not taking away my bacon

I can see it now: the rise of special designated sausage-eating areas where those dedicated enough to pay the massively hiked prices for their porkers will be made to go and consume them.

  • by Zoe Strimpel
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The people turning to painkillers for emotional relief
Mental health

The people turning to painkillers for emotional relief

Our cultural understanding of pain is changing, and it’s becoming more difficult to distinguish intoxication from relief.

  • by Kev Dertadian
Beware the heart-health dangers of very salty Asian sauces

Beware the heart-health dangers of very salty Asian sauces

A report found there is a day's worth of salt in just a teaspoon of one soy sauce.

  • by Sarah Berry
Study strengthens evidence of link between obesity and depression
Mental health

Study strengthens evidence of link between obesity and depression

A large Australian-UK study has found the strongest evidence to date that obesity causes depression.

  • by Mary Ward
Kitchen garden: Harvesting tips from two couples
Canberra life

Kitchen garden: Harvesting tips from two couples

This week we meet two couples whose experience in growing and harvesting of edibles has been captured in new books.

  • by Susan Parsons
My day on a plate: Tom Parker Bowles
Wellbeing

My day on a plate: Tom Parker Bowles

Food writer and critic Tom Parker Bowles, 43, shares his day on a plate

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