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Mental & Emotional HealthStress
January 5, 2018

Could you be suffering from burnout?

Your alarm rings; it’s time to get ready for work. But that’s the last thing you feel like doing. You’re strung out and even the thought of facing your day is just too much. Is this just normal stress, or could it be burnout? Think of burnout as a car running out of petrol, and the engine giving out. This is your body, packing up, giving out, and yelling, “Emergency!” It’s a state of physical and emotional exhaustion, as a result of long-term stress. Unlike normal stress, burnout doesn’t allow you to leave the negative feelings behind once you leave…
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Mental & Emotional Health
November 28, 2016

Six stress-free holiday hacks to give you peace of mind

Tis’ the season of delicious food, relaxation and bonding with your loved ones. Unfortunately, it’s also the season of dealing with your grumpy uncle’s complaints about your cooking, trying to make your budget stretch and cleaning up after many people. Before you get your fairy lights twisted in a knot, here are a few holiday hacks to help you out. (more…)
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Healthy Lifestyle
November 22, 2016

Have health, will travel

Getting your passport stamped, packing for that exotic locale, and setting foot in another country… it doesn’t get more fun than that. A whole new adventure awaits, but it can quickly turn sour if you aren’t well prepared. Whether it’s your first or fifth time travelling abroad, there are a few things you can and should do to ensure you have a healthy, safe trip, and come back in one piece. (more…)
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Healthy Lifestyle
November 21, 2016

Six ways to kick off your new year

We’ve all experienced the new year downer. You haven’t planned your budget so you enter the first month with empty pockets. You’re running around like a headless chicken trying to get the kids enrolled in school, and your exercise routine and meal plan is a bust. When holiday season kicks in, so should planning for the new year. It’s easy to get caught up in buying gifts. So, in order to prevent falling into the new year grind and rut, here's how you can organise your life before the party starts. (more…)
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Healthy Lifestyle
October 28, 2016

Party the smart way, this season

You know the drill. Late nights, a bottomless bar tab and food that makes your waistline cringe. Taking on the new year is hard enough, without the added mission of getting back into shape and piecing your routine back together, blurry memory in tow. You can have your fun and healthy living too, if you find a balance. (more…)
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Healthy Lifestyle
September 9, 2016

Your best night out: hangover-free!

It’s the weekend, and you want to go out with your friends. You don’t want a hangover, but you also don’t want to be the one who orders soft drinks all night. You want a good time, without the down-time tomorrow. Well, if you want to drink alcohol responsibly, here’s the scientific way for you to drink ‘just enough’, and really have the best night out! The average night out Most of us have had one of these: you’re like a puppy let out of its cage. In your enthusiasm, you order your first, second and third rounds, all together. You celebrate…
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Healthy Lifestyle
July 24, 2016

Does social media change our behaviour?

It’s almost impossible to imagine our lives without social media! Even if you aren’t super-connected with all the latest devices, you’re probably on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter – even if it’s only for work – and for teens, social media is the norm. But has this shift in how we meet, greet and interact with each other impacted our behaviour as people? Let’s take a look. (more…)
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Sleep
June 30, 2016

5 Things that keep you awake at night

Despite the popular quote “sleep when you die”, everyone needs a good night’s rest. But falling or staying asleep can be very difficult for some people. If you're struggling to sleep, it may not be insomnia - it could be a lot simpler than that. Here are just 5 things that might be keeping you awake at night. (more…)
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