Five quirky outdoor fitness challenges to start training for now

Signing up for a fitness challenge is one of the best ways to get an all-natural adrenaline fix. You can’t beat the sense of achievement you get when you cross that finish line. But what if the thought of a marathon is your idea of hell on Earth? Luckily there are plenty of alternative fitness challenges for endorphin-seekers who are […]

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How early-life challenges affect how children focus, face the day

Adversity early in life tends to affect a child’s executive function skills—their ability to focus, for example, or organize tasks. Experiences such as poverty, residential instability, or parental divorce or substance abuse, also can lead to changes in a child’s brain chemistry, muting the effects of stress hormones. These hormones rise to help us face challenges, stress or to simply […]

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Helmet churn adds to challenges of e-scooter disruption

You’re smiling as your e-scooter whispers along the riverside path. Without the helmet, the wind can blow through your hair – and it looks good! You hear a shout, “Pull over!”, and turn to see police heading towards you with your helmet in hand. Police conducted a blitz on safety breaches by eletric scooter riders in Brisbane over the weekend. […]

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