Mental and spiritual wellness in isolation – God Forbid

Another week has passed and over half of the country has been locked. While the pandemic poses a threat to our physical health and health system, the mental and spiritual aspects of our wellbeing also need to be considered. On God Forbid, James Carleton and the Panel take a look at the effects of the pandemic beyond our physical wellbeing.

In this episode:

The number of conspiracy theories about health and wellness has increased significantly amid the COVID-19 pandemic. How did these theories come about? And how can you prevent the spread of conspiracy theories or misinformation?

With so many Australians locked up or faced with it, psychologists are concerned about the short- and long-term effects on mental health.

Despite its popularity in the West, yoga is an ancient Indian practice steeped in religious and philosophical significance. Does that make practices like Christian yoga or secular forms of yoga a kind of cultural appropriation?

If you or someone you know needs help, please call Lifeline at 13 11 14.

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