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You don't hear your alarm on the day you have an important presentation. Your boss keeps loading on the work with a deadline of yesterday. It’s peak hour traffic, you’re late for a meeting, and it just started storming.
Did any of those get your heart racing or your breath...
Have you ever been overwhelmed by the never-ending list of things you HAVE to do this week?
Calls that need making, meals that need preparing, appointments that to need booked: the list goes on, and it usually feels more negative than positive.
These tasks often feel like a burden,...
It’s that time of year again. You’ve enjoyed your holidays, set your new year’s goals and have settled back into work.
Along with heading back to work, the pandemic is in its third year of existence, and although it’s now a standard part of life, it’s also...
With the new year right around the corner, now is a great time to reassess and improve your daily routines and rituals.
The start of a new year is a great time to set new goals and get clear on what you want. What do you want to change about your current lifestyle? What are some small...
Silly season is almost upon us. This time of year can bring excitement, joy and a sense of connection to those close to us. Adversely, it can come with a lot of stress, feelings of anxiety or depression, and loneliness.
Large family reunions, public outings, and group...
'Man up, don't cry.'
'Stop acting like a girl.'
You've probably heard these phrases before. We hear them at school, at sport's games, in the backyard and on TV.
Although rarely meant to intentionally cause harm, phrases like this perpetuate the stigma that men should...
With the holiday season quickly approaching, the items on your Christmas shopping list are likely getting longer and longer. Buying presents can be stressful and overwhelming, but studies show that giving to others can benefit your physical and mental health.
If presents aren't your thing or you...
You’ve most likely come across articles or videos preaching the benefits of waking up at 4 or 5 am. Although this can work for some people, morning routines can look different to everyone. Some thrive waking up before the sun, while others prefer taking it slow....
How often do you take time out of your day to be grateful?
Life moves fast, and it's easy to take people, situations, and things for granted.
Gratitude practices have risen in popularity over the years as more and more people recognise the benefits.
There are many science-backed...
Now more than ever, kids are being raised in a period of immense change and uncertainty.
With so much external stimuli, distractions and information, life can be overwhelming for both you and your children.
Children's brains are incredibly malleable. They are highly influenced by their...
Have you found it hard to stay focused during an important task, with your mind fixating on your long ‘to-do’ list instead of doing the work?
Does your brain struggle to switch off?
What if there was a way to calm these thoughts to help you stay focused, calm and present?
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