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Articles and information to help create a happier life.

How Living a Simple Life Can Mean a Happy Life

It’s the little things in life that count Living a simple life is as simple as acknowledging and appreciating the simple things – a bit of a tongue twister there for you! If you stop and feel the morning sun on your face while sipping your cuppa, then think about how grateful you are for …Read more »

How to Get Rid of the Fog

Are you feeling a bit foggy and fatigued? Well you’re not alone! When our calmness and focus relies on our daily routines and this structure is disrupted, it can leave us feeling a bit foggy and anxious. If you’ve had to transition to working from home or if you are living with someone who has, …Read more »

How to ask ‘R U OK’ and How to Listen.

Three simple words can make a world of difference… are you okay? As a part of R U OK? day this week, we want to help encourage meaningful conversations that will help people open up and feel supported. As R U OK? say, “a conversation could change a life.” Am I OK? Before you can …Read more »

4 Simple Strategies to Ease an Anxious Mind

Anxiety is a common part of life for many people. For some, feeling anxious comes and goes, while with others it can stick around a little longer. In fact, according to the Black Dog Institute anxiety is the most common mental health issue for Australians. But there are ways to manage and stop feelings of …Read more »

Top 5 virtual activities to keep you connected

Social isolation doesn’t have to mean loneliness. Whether you opt to use Zoom, FaceTime, Microsoft Teams, Google Meets or something different, there are plenty of ways to chat with your loved ones face to face and stay connected. But how do you keep things interesting? According to the Centre of Social Impact, fresh research shows …Read more »

How can we minimise our stress at home?

Stress doesn’t discriminate. When we think of stress, we often associate it with work. In reality, stress is not limited to this aspect of life. After a long day of work, we want to relax and spend time with the ones we love, but the mountain of daily responsibilities can make home a stressful place …Read more »

How long are you sitting per day?

Whether you are working or not, a lot of us are spending a lot of our days sitting on our bums. This can have some detrimental impacts on our health. Sitting has recently been branded ‘the new smoking’ in terms of its public health risks, especially for people with office jobs. We’re not built to …Read more »

How Can you Get a Better Night Sleep?

Sleep and your health and well-being work hand in hand. This is why it’s extremely important to get a good quality sleep every night (7-8 hours). Think of your body like a factory, as you drift off to sleep it moves into night shift. During this time, a lot of important processing, restoration and strengthening …Read more »

The Power of Exercise for Diabetes Prevention and Management

Exercise Plays an Important Role Across All Types of Diabetes Did you know one person every five minutes develops Type 2 Diabetes in Australia? It is the fastest-growing chronic condition in the country. Although the cause of Type 2 diabetes is not clear, it is strongly associated with risk factors like high blood pressure, being …Read more »

How Exercise Can Help You Cope Through Tough Times

Managing stress and anxieties with a healthy lifestyle With all the uncertainties in our lives at the moment, it is important we do things that will help improve our wellbeing. These include things like regular exercise, healthy eating and making sure we take time to relax our minds. Exercise is crucial to your mental health …Read more »