Articles and Interviews

Below is a selection of magazine and newspaper articles and colums in which Lissa has been interviewed or which she has written.


Next Time You Freak Out, Do This, by Lissa Johnson, on managing strong emotions, Women’s Fitness, Bideford Black Pty Ltd, July 2016

How Much Should Other People’s Opinions Matter to Me? by Lissa Johnson, Women’s Fitness, Bideford Black Pty Ltd, February 2016

How to Stop Work Ruinuing Your Relationship, by Lissa Johnson, on balancing work and love, Women’s Fitness, Bideford Black Pty Ltd, January 2016

How to Get Your Mojo Back, by Lissa Johnson, Ask Her, Her Collective, July 2015

In a Bad Mood? Try These Techniques to Instantly Feel Better by Leigh Campbell, Huffington Post Australia, May 2016

Breaking Up With Being Perfect, on perfectionism, by Penny Carroll and Charlotte Haigh MacNeil, Women’s Fitness, Bideford Black Pty Ltd, June 2016

Lost Your Job? on coping with redundancy, by Jaymie Hooper, Women’s Fitness, Bideford Black Pty Ltd, April 2016

Let the Bad Times Roll, on making peace with your emotions, by Amanda Khouv and Penny Carroll, Women’s Fitness, Bideford Black Pty Ltd, April 2016

Financial Coupling: How Do You Split Your Money?, on finances in relationships, by Dilvin Yasa, The Advertiser, News Corp, April 2016

Dealing with Anxiety as a Single Mum, by Lissa Johnson, on coping after separation, Ask Her, Her Collective, July 2016

Daydream Believer, by Penny Carroll, on daydreaming. Women’s Fitness, March 2015

Are you a Stress Sponge?, by Penny Carroll, on absorbing others’ stress. Women’s Fitness, Bauer Media, November 2014

It’s Good to be Bad, by Penny Carroll, on healthy vices. New Idea, Pacific Magazines, 2014

When Women Out-earn Men at Home Do Relationships Suffer? by Jo Hartley, Women’s Agenda, August 2014

Older Women: The New Faces in Beauty, by Eleanor Pendleton, on age and beauty, Sydney Morning Herald, Fiarfax, March 2014

Have You Got Follow Fever? by Phoebe Hooke, on chasing ‘likes’ and followers on social media, DOLLY, Bauer Media, June 2014

You Will Survive, by Lissa Johnson, on recovering from divorce, The Australian Women’s Weekly Ultimate Guide to Divorce, Bauer Media, August 2013

Aftermath of an Overshare, don’t sweat it – turns out a little more vulnerability in our lives can be a good thing, by Rebecca Sloan, Cosmopolitan, Bauer Media, Dec 2013

The Men Too Tired to Have Sex, by Cosima Marriner, on libido, stress and fatigue in men, The Sun-Herald, Fiarfax, July 2013

Midlife Eating Disorders: When Maturity Doesn’t Neccessarily Mean Self Love, by Sophe Gillfeather Spetere, on binge eating in midlife, Australian Women Online, July 2013

The Power of Writing it Down, by Kris Franken, on the physical and emotional benefits of writing, Good Health, Bauer Media, June 2013

Men Aren’t from Mars and Women Aren’t from Venus, by Sandy Smith, on gender differences and similarities, Sydney Morning Herald, Fiarfax, February 2013

Life Lessons from a 2 Year Old, by Kris Franken, on what children can teach us about life, Body & Soul Magazine, Sunday Telegraph, News Limited, January 2013

Checks That Will Change Everything, by Kris Franken, on following through with New Years Resolutions, Grazia, Bauer Media, January 2013

Bride Wars: Do You Have Competetive Bride Syndrome?, by Dilvin Yasa, on competetive attitudes to weddings, Cosmopolitan Bride, ACP Magazines, Summer 2013

Is Failure the Secret to Success?, by Lizza Gebilagin, on the value of failure, CLEO, ACP Magazines, October 2012

20 Tips for a Healthy Summer, by Kris Franken, Body & Soul Magazine, Sunday Telegraph, News Limited, October 2012

7 things you need to live better, by Genevieve Rota, CLEO, Bauer Media, Oct 2012

The Saviour Within, by Alasdair McGregor, on ‘the third man factor’ or experience of an internal guide under circumstances of extreme physical or psychological strain, Australian Geographic, ACP Magazines, July – August 2012

Quiet Girls Rule the World: Breaking the silence on being an introvert, by Wendy Hoang, on introversion, Girlfriend, Pacific Magazines, August 2012

Infidelity by Sandy Smith, on cyber-snooping, Sydney Morning Herald, Fiarfax, June 2012

Just Add Self Raising Power: Mix yourself up a little resilience for bouncing back from anything, by Genevieve Rota, on psychological resilience, CLEO, ACP Magazines, May 2012

Do You Need an Intermention? There could be more to relationship hopping than you think. by Penny Carroll, on moving from one relationship to the next. Cosmopolitan, ACP Magazines, March 2012

The Top 8 Jobs You Want and the Women Behind Them, by Lauren Smelcher, profiles of 8 women and their careers, Cosmopolitan, ACP Magazines, January 2012

How to Stand up to Your Spending Bullies, by Dilvin Yasa, on emotional shopping, CLEO, ACP Magazines, January 2012

Stop Sweating the Small Stuff and beat worrying, by Genevieve Rota, on worry and anxiety, CLEO, ACP Magazines, October 2011

She Used to Buy Your Clothes, Now She’s Wearing Them by Penny Carroll, on adult mother-daughter relationships, Cosmopolitan, ACP Magazines, December 2011

Are you Jealous? by Patricia Flokis, on jealousy in relationships, Good Health, ACP Magazines, October 2011

A New Face for my Birthday by Katherine Davison, on cosmetic surgery and ageing, That’s Life, Pacific Magazines, August 2011

Best Supporting Act by Genevieve Rota, on supporting a friend in need, CLEO, ACP Magazines, August 2011

Three’s a Crowd by Josephine Rozenberg, on ex-partners, CLEO, ACP Magazines, August 2011

From FOMO to Saying No. Making Peace with Staying In by Penny Carroll, on fear of missing out, Cosmopolitan, Hearst/ACP, March 2011

Life on a Lonely PLanet by Samantha Sellinger-Morris, on experiences of expats, Sydney Morning Herald, Fiarfax, February 2011

Panic Disorder: Questions and Answers by Jaleh Weber, Health and Wellness, Associated Content, June 2010

Boomerang Relationships by Patricia Flokis, on “on again off again” relationships, Good Health and Medicine, ACP Magazines, Feb 2009

A Weighty Issue by Stephanie Jeanes, on body image, Wentworth Courier, July 2008

Split Decision by Dan Kaufman, Sydney Morning Herald, Fairfax, June 2007

Don’t Leave Me This Way by John Luu, Sydney Morning Herald, Fairfax, Nov 2006

What is a Panic Attack? by Gemma Crisp, on panic attacks and panic disorder. CLEO, ACP Magazines, Feb 2006

What Lies Beneath? by Deborah Taylor, on psychological aspects of cosmetic surgery. Body and Soul Magazine, Sunday Telegraph, News Limited, Oct 2004

Life of the Party, on bingeing, by Deborah Taylor, Body and Soul Magazine, Sunday Telegraph,
News Limited, Nov 2004

The Science of Happiness by Deborah Taylor, on psychological and physiological aspects of happiness and wellbeing. Body and Soul Magazine, Sunday Telegraph, News Limited, Apr 2004

Analyse This: The Boyfriend Arm Pillow by Deborah Taylor, a lighthearted look at an unusual pillow. The Australian Magazine, The Australian, News Limited, Aug 2004

Several Strategies of Successful People by Deborah Taylor, on psychological aspects of healthy high achieving. Body and Soul Magazine, Sunday Telegraph, News Limited, Nov 2004

The Art of Body Maintenance by Deborah Taylor, tips for physical and mental longevity. Body and Soul Magazine, Sunday Telegraph, News Limited, Aug 2004

The New Health Pyramid by Deborah Taylor, tips for daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly physical and mental self-care. Body and Soul Magazine, Sunday Telegraph, News Limited, May 2004

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