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Kiwis among earliest sleepers and risers

A University of Michigan study using data from Entrain, a smartphone app aimed at reducing jetlag, found Kiwis on average go to sleep at 10.48pm…

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Watch “What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness | Robert Waldinger” on YouTube

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to…

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Posted in Health Mental Health

14 ways to protect your mental health in the pandemic

Consider how to connect with others: Video calls with friends and family can help beat isolation. Help and support others: Think about how you could…

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STI myths that are fundamentally wrong

The Sex Files: STI myths that are fundamentally wrong, via @nzherald https://t.co/b3ZLjv71v0 — Better Blokes (@BetterBlokesNZ) March 27, 2020

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Planning to be happy

http://www.businessinsider.com.au/the-secret-to-happiness-could-be-in-your-calendar-2015-6 The key is structuring your days in advance to include activities that are likely to make you happy. The technical term is “prioritising positivity.”…

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Coronavirus can survive in the air for hours, and on common materials for days

Coronavirus can survive in the air for hours, and on common materials for days. This is how long it can last on various surfaces, and…

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Why drying your hands is just as important as washing them

Learn why drying your hands is as important as washing them https://t.co/zhrSEA2F8g #coronavirus #health pic.twitter.com/ZL8EXCImB9 — World Economic Forum (@wef) March 29, 2020 Hand drying…

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Make a difference by supporting friends, neighbours and whānau.

https://t.co/l6CLLtPuiH — Better Blokes (@BetterBlokesNZ) March 29, 2020

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Coronavirus prompts random acts of kindness from Kiwis

Let us know what you're doing in your community as you follow the @minhealthnz advice to exercise social distancing and as people are isolating themselves…

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Posted in Health Peer Support

SWOP-Kenya derives its peer educators from the community it serves

PrEP is an HIV prevention strategy where HIV negative individuals take anti HIV medications before coming into contact with HIV to reduce the risk of…

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