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From mental health, to physical health, social health and financial health, be sure to check it out.

Uplifting instagram accounts

We all know how much social media plays into our mental health: for better or for worse.

Be sure to follow these accounts and get in touch if you have any other suggestions. Sharing is caring!

If you don’t have Instagram, consider downloading it just to follow these wonderful accounts. It can be your own little positivity app!

It can seem like the world is full of bad news, especially in recent times. We know there must be good news out there, but where is the question…

This account gets the best of the good news and delivers it right to your pocket.

Smile included!

Now here’s something us academics can get around: scientifically proven methods for better health and well-being disseminated into beautiful infographics.

Each day a new handy tip, challenge or reminder is posted – what more could you want!

An oldie but a goodie.

Humans of New York documents thousands of stories of ordinary people living extraordinary lives. Most will make you smile, some will make you cry, but all will give you a wonderful dose of perspective.

Mental health for researchers

A/Prof Peggy Kern from the Centre for Positive Psychology (University of Melbourne) speaks on the healthy and productive use of social media in academia in an OPUS Webinar. Lots of great tips here!

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