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'Editor' is a reclusive bookworm, rarely seen in real life, but always reading the latest research and current affairs, writing blog posts and feature articles to bring you the most interesting content. Editor doesn't have any other interests but always starts the day with a coffee, usually a long black, but sometimes a strong soy latte.
7 09, 2020

Open Health Platform Development Progress Update – September 2020

By |2020-09-07T17:01:33+11:00September 7th, 2020|Blog, Features|0 Comments

Open Health Co-founder and development lead Tristan Penman provides an update on how the development of the Open Health platform is progressing, and how his team Ahnaf Shahriar Abir and Francisco Di Persia has been managing working from home during lockdown.        Tristan Penman Q. What [...]

25 05, 2020

What is Self-Care?

By |2020-05-29T15:56:57+11:00May 25th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

According to the 2018 report The State of Self Care in Australia, “there is no single or overarching definition of self-care to be found in Australian policy”, however it could be defined as activities that individuals regularly undertake to keep themselves healthy, both physically and mentally, and to be more resilient to life’s challenges. [...]

21 05, 2020

Open Health Progress Update – Platform Development

By |2020-06-10T21:58:52+11:00May 21st, 2020|Blog, Features|0 Comments

Over the past few months, the Open Health Development Team (Tristan Penman, Ahnaf Shahriar Abir and Francisco Di Persia) has been working hard on the software development for Open Health. Open Health Co-founder and development lead Tristan Penman shared with us what the team has been up to and what they have planned going [...]

9 01, 2020

Open Health welcomes new development interns

By |2020-06-10T22:07:46+11:00January 9th, 2020|Blog, Features|0 Comments

We’re excited to announce that the next stage of the Open Health platform development has commenced, bringing us closer to MVP (Minimum Viable Product) and something you can use to improve your health! Over the next 8 weeks, a small team of interns is undertaking a structured program at Open Health’s office in Melbourne’s [...]

16 10, 2019

Exercise and mental health: we don’t need more evidence, we need translation

By |2019-10-22T12:29:52+11:00October 16th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The positive effects of physical activity on people living with mental health conditions are well established. Some of these benefits include: distraction from negative thoughts, reduction of stress and anxiety, improvement in memory, focus and sleep, increased coping strategies and resilience, as well as giving a sense of accomplishment and offering opportunities to socialise [...]