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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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7 Ways to Take Care of your Mental Health this Holiday Season Nov 30, 2021

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...

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Men's Mental Health: How to Spot the Signs mental health Nov 21, 2021

'Toughen up.'

'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...

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How Giving Back Benefits your Mental and Physical Health Nov 04, 2021

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...

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How to: Create the Best Morning Routine for you morning routine Oct 21, 2021

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....

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5 Easy Ways to Practice Gratitude gratitude kindness Oct 07, 2021

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...

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