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Wellbeing

Articles and information to help you enhance you wellbeing.

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 »

What Mindfulness Really Means & How it Makes Life Easier

What is mindfulness? Does your mind feel like it won’t switch off? And your thoughts are spinning around like a carousel, getting faster and faster inside your head? This is where mindfulness can change your life! Whether you’ve ever tried to actively practice mindfulness or not, chances are you may think it is all about …Read more »

How to Ease Anxiety and Uncertainties about Going Back to ‘Normal.’

Uncertain times can bring on uncertain feelings The past few months have been an emotional rollercoaster for many Australians. Whether it’s loneliness from social restrictions, nervousness about health or feelings of concern about family and loved ones. But as restrictions start to ease, the idea of re-emerging back into society, being around people again, and …Read more »

Tools to Cope with Change and the Unknown 

Change can cause unease and uncertainty, it’s normal With the nature of the current global pandemic and social distancing restrictions being put in place, there’s been a lot of change in the world we currently live in. The truth is, change isn’t always a simple thing to grasp. In fact, it is within human nature …Read more »

How to Make Connections and Friendships in your Community

Friendships reduce feelings of loneliness Making new friends is an exciting time, as you find out more about like-minded people and form connections that can last for life. However during times like these, it may seem a little more difficult. But it doesn’t have to be. Being social and having friends can make a world …Read more »

How to Check in on Others and Why it Makes a Big Difference

The Power of Staying Connected For many Australians, catching up with friends and family is a regular and frequent part of life. However, under the current circumstances, the way we socialise and interact with others looks a little different to what it did before.  It’s important to remember that the people around you may be …Read more »

Why Caring and Being Kind to Yourself is Essential

Self kindness and self care is the key to a positive mindset Throughout life we are told to be nice to others and “treat them like you want to be treated.” And while it is true that being mindful, compassionate and kind to others is important, it is equally, if not more essential, to practice …Read more »

Top Tips to Improve your Sleep

Sleep is the gateway to a healthy lifestyle There is no doubt that sleep is a crucial part of healthy living, but it may have a bigger impact on your overall wellbeing than you think. According to Headspace, people aged between 12 and 17 should aim to get around 8 to 10 hours of sleep …Read more »