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Top tips for handling stress and news fatigue

Top tips for handling stress and news fatigue

Health

It’s fair to say 2020 has been a little stressful. Depressing headlines coupled with employment shifts, economic uncertainty and the addition of factors like home schooling has certainly upped the ante in terms of anxiety and workload expectation.

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Pink Recession

Pink Recession

Career

It’s a ‘pink’ recession – And women are wearing the fallout. ... studies have revealed women are more vulnerable to the negative financial and employment impacts of the Covid-19 crisis, courtesy of their increased likelihood of being in the casual or disposable workforces.

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How to handle the imposter in our midst

How to handle the imposter in our midst

Career

Ever experienced that unwelcome feeling…fronting that presentation, accepting that award or simply talking to clients, wondering 'how soon will they realise I’m a fraud?'

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You don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone

You don’t know what you’ve got til it’s gone

What's Trending

Amidst all the uncertainty surrounding Covid-19, an anniversary quietly slipped past. This year perhaps it mattered more than ever. May 3 was World Press Freedom Day – an event designed to recognise the importance of the fourth estate and celebrate the role it plays in holding governments and organisations accountable.

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Why we turn to spirituality and wellness when the going gets tough

Why we turn to spirituality and wellness when the going gets tough

Spirituality

In mid-March an interesting Google trend began to occur. As searches on Coronavirus, sanitiser and facemasks skyrocketed, the terms ‘meditation’ and ‘yoga’ also began to tick steadily upwards.

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The Glass Half Empty

The Glass Half Empty

Women consuming almost as much alcohol as men.
Women appear to be attaining equality, but arguably it’s not in the area we’d like, with recent research from the University of NSW noting women now consume as much alcohol as men and in some cases at higher rates and in more harmful ways.

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Making a career change – in the complete opposite direction

Making a career change – in the complete opposite direction

Career

“I was sitting in a sky-rise office, doing legal work that wasn’t fulfilling to me, and I couldn’t help but ask — what’s it all for?…If there’s some part of you that’s questioning your career, it’s important to listen… Our hearts sometimes know ourselves better than our minds do.” Michelle Obama

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World Blood Donor Day approaches on June 14

World Blood Donor Day approaches on June 14

Health

Everyone’s somebody’s type.
My grandfather had a great old saying: It’s good to be unique, except when it comes to blood type. As a rare blood type himself, he understood that more than most and was a lifelong donor.

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A shout out to the teachers. Online learning’s no easy gig.

A shout out to the teachers. Online learning’s no easy gig.

Career

As Australia prepares to head back to school after weeks of online schooling, the nation’s parents aren’t the only ones breathing a huge sigh of relief.

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Have you enjoyed isolation?

Have you enjoyed isolation?

Health

If someone had told you a year ago you’d spend eight weeks locked at home with your family in 2020, that might have sounded a tough gig.

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Five Immune Boosting Tips

Five Immune Boosting Tips

Health

These Are Tried & True Immunity Building Lifestyle Tips, Not Trends Du Jour

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Things you can do for the Earth – even from the couch.

Things you can do for the Earth – even from the couch.

How We Can Celebrate Mother Earth Day During a Pandemic

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A Message from Bill Gates, Words of Wisdom.... 🙏🏻

A Message from Bill Gates, Words of Wisdom.... 🙏🏻

Spirituality

What is the Corona/ Covid-19 Virus Really Teaching us?

I’m a strong believer that there is a SPIRITUAL purpose behind everything that happens in this world whether that is what we perceive as being good or being bad.

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