Wellbeing


What’s So Hot About Winter?

Transitioning into cold winter months happens on a very deep level- deep in your wardrobe that is. A skim of cotton clothing has fallen, covering the sheepskin boots and chunky shoes buried in the midden of your wardrobe floor.
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Protecting The Family Finances: 3 Essential Steps

Most of us have installed a smoke or burglar alarm at home to protect the safety of our loved ones, right? And yet when it comes to protecting the financial future of our families, although we know it makes sense, we never seem to get round to it. Life always has a habit of interfering. The consequences, however, of not adequately planning for our family’s financial future in the event of some catastrophe are almost too great to contemplate.
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Is Your Health And Wellbeing Impacting On Your Performance At Work?

It’s Friday morning and you had trouble getting to sleep last night so despite the double shot espresso you’ve just knocked back, you’re struggling to stay focused during the team meeting. Or maybe you were running late this morning and so skipped breakfast before grabbing a pastry from the bakery on the way into work.
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Financial Literacy: 4 Ways To Get Good Money Habits Into Our Kids

Budgeting, saving and living within our means are all important life skills. And the sooner we expose our kids to these concepts, the better. And so whether it’s using pocket money, birthday cash gifts or a piggy bank, the more practice our children have at an early age, the better prepared they will be for adult life. In this article we share four simple ways that you can encourage your children to become money savvy.
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5 Ways To Ensure A Healthy Lifestyle For Business Owners

Yes, we know there aren’t enough hours in the day, especially if you’re a start-up business owner or a budding entrepreneur. There simply isn’t time to keep active when your business is just taking off. However, being active is an essential part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle and should be as fundamental as sleeping and eating. What’s more, regular exercise also helps you to be more
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3 Ways To Enhance The Mental Wellbeing Of Your Employees

Finding ways to enhance the mental wellbeing of your staff members is good for business. Companies that invest in building and maintaining employee wellbeing report higher levels of productivity, creativity and customer satisfaction. What’s more, they also report lower levels of absenteeism and sickness and they are able to more easily recruit and retain employees.
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Looking For The Right Insurance Agent? Top 5 Characteristics

A good insurance agent can save you a lot of time and hassle. They deal with all the insurance providers directly and do all the donkey work in terms of identifying, comparing and selecting the right policy for you. It’s therefore an important relationship and so it’s worth taking your time to ensure you select the right insurance agent for you. To help with the selection process, in this article we identify the top five characteristics that the best insurance agents have in common.
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5 Reasons Why Pets Are Good For Your Health

The pet lovers out there will instinctively know that keeping a pet is good for you. There’s nothing quite like the welcome you receive from your dog after a long day at the office and there’s nothing more relaxing than stroking your cat while chilling out on the sofa. And now it’s official! The latest research suggests that pets are also good for our health and mental wellbeing. And so for the doubters out there…
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3 Practices for the Overwhelmed, Stressed, Anxious

Many of us feel overwhelmed by all we need to do, and it can be downright stressful. I’d like to share three practices to take you from overwhelmed to just whelmed. You can’t eliminate stress, anxiety or the feeling of being overwhelmed from your life, nor would you want to. However, you can see them as wonderful places to practice some amazing things that will help in all areas of your life.
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Lessons We Can All Learn From John Key’s Resignation

For all the speculation about the reasons behind John Key’s shock resignation, it seems to boil down to a simple desire to have a better work-life balance. Apparently, John Key just had ‘nothing left in the tank’ and continuing in his job was at too great a cost to his family life. It’s a very brave decision indeed. So what can the rest of us learn from the example of John Key?
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