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Why Having Mates Is So Important connection mental health self care Nov 18, 2022

Loneliness was a growing, global concern well before the COVID-19 pandemic and it’s only increasing now. Men, in particular, are prone to experiencing loneliness and are also less likely to seek out help or admit their loneliness. 

The Australian research into ‘Men’s Social...

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10 Soothing Meditation Voices for an Extra Dose of Calm meditation Nov 07, 2022

A list of the best female and male meditation voices.

 

1. davidji 

davidji meditation teacher

Known as the velvet voice of stillness, davidji has dedicated his life to help others connect with the present moment and step into their own power. His incredibly calm and deep voice has taught millions of people...

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How to recharge your kids over the school holidays (without losing your sanity!) mental health mindfulness for kids resilience Sep 26, 2022

School holidays is that time that always comes around too quickly. You can love your kids but dread school holidays. Not only does it disrupt your routine, it also comes with creating and keeping up with kids’ calendars 24/7. It can be overwhelming to even the most organised parents.

So,...

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How To Improve Your Sleep daily rituals sleep Sep 16, 2022

Do you fall asleep quickly and bounce out of bed? 

Are you someone who struggles to sleep... and even when you do - you wake up feeling exhausted?

If you chose the latter, you're not alone.

Studies show that 1 in 3 Australian adults don’t get enough sleep. 

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Find Freedom in Everyday Life with Mindfulness meditation mindfulness stress Sep 04, 2022

In the words of En Vogue “Free your mind and the rest will follow.” But how do we free our minds? You could move to the Himalayas and renounce your job, family, house and shoes… or you could integrate Mindfulness into your everyday life. I love my shoes so I know what I’m...

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How to become a more mindful and compassionate leader compassion leadership mindfulness Jul 31, 2022

Leadership has never been more nuanced than it is at this moment. Flexible workplaces, technical innovation and an ongoing recovery from a global pandemic has seen to that. Yet through all the change, the solution remains constant. Organisations are built by people. People who need...

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How to bounce forward when faced with challenges resilience Jun 21, 2022

Have you heard of the phrase ‘bounce back?’

The Cambridge definition describes bouncing back as “starting to be successful again after a difficult period, such as failure, loss of confidence, illness, or unhappiness.’

When you go through failure, change or adversity, you...

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Stress and how to manage it stress Apr 27, 2022

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...

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Three Strategies to Reframe Negative Thoughts reframing self care Mar 30, 2022

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,...

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Why we procrastinate and how to stop procrastination productivity Feb 15, 2022

“It’s not due till Friday, I’ll do it later,” “I can put off laundry for another day, I’ve still got some clothes,” “I’ve already eaten a cookie today, I’ll start my diet tomorrow.”

Do any of these sound familiar? We’ve all...

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Make 2022 the year you work smarter, not harder productivity Jan 18, 2022

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...

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How to Incorporate Daily Rituals for Self-Care daily rituals self care Dec 16, 2021

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...

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