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So, you want to be a mindful lawyer? by Guest Blogger Anthony Kearns

So, you want to be a mindful lawyer? by Guest Blogger Anthony Kearns

Written by on February 23, 2016 in Happiness, Wellness, Work with 0 Comments

So, you are keen to join the league of extraordinary mindful lawyers; to experience the peaceful haze of self-compassion from which you can simultaneously exude empathy for your family and your clients, synthesise disparate ideas and make excellent decisions. You see your friends from consulting firms or Google becoming more mindful by the moment. You […]

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Move more at work

Move more at work

Written by on February 11, 2016 in Wellness, Work with 0 Comments

The amount of time many of us spend on our bottoms is unprecedented in human history. You only have to consider how physically active our working lives were until relatively recently when the office took over from the farm as the number one place of employment. Now in order to get the job done, most […]

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In their words: Andrew Ronchi & Wearable tech: from novelty gimmick to an important health and safety tool

In their words: Andrew Ronchi & Wearable tech: from novelty gimmick to an important health and safety tool

Written by on February 9, 2016 in Digital Health, Wellness with 0 Comments

There’s more to wearable tech than just fancy glasses that surf the web, watches that read your texts, and bracelets that count your steps. Now, there’s a new generation of wearable sensors that don’t just tell you how far or fast you went, but more importantly, how well you moved. Injuries start somewhere. Sometimes it’s […]

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In their words: Sue Langley & Creating a positive culture at work

In their words: Sue Langley & Creating a positive culture at work

Written by on February 5, 2016 in Wellness, Work with 0 Comments

How do you create a positive, thriving workplace culture that enables people to feel happy, engaged and fulfilled in their work and lives? People spend so much time at work, and while many view work as a transaction, a means to an end, it doesn’t have to be that way. Work is where many of us have rewarding relationships, get to […]

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In their words: Dr Joanna McMillan & Take a ‘diet holiday’?

In their words: Dr Joanna McMillan & Take a ‘diet holiday’?

Written by on February 3, 2016 in Wellness with 0 Comments

Researchers from the University of Sydney and Garvan Institute of Medical Research have good news for people who have trouble sticking to their diet: taking a break from dieting won’t necessarily ruin your weight loss efforts, and it could actually improve them. Conducted in mice and published today in the journal PLOS ONE, the research […]

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Monday Wellness Tip #12 SLEEP

Monday Wellness Tip #12 SLEEP

Written by on February 1, 2016 in Wellness with 0 Comments

Last week’s Monday Wellness Tip showed us why creativity is essential for holistic mental and emotional wellness. Our final tip for this series is about the most important thing you can do for your wellbeing: sleep. It’s one of our most basic needs, but we frequently don’t give it the attention it deserves. Here are some […]

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Big data and how it can help our emotional selves

Big data and how it can help our emotional selves

Written by on January 28, 2016 in Digital Health, Relationships, Wellness, Young People with 0 Comments

The prevalence of technology means anonymity is virtually impossible in this day and age. That’s because we leave so-called ‘digital breadcrumbs’ every time we use our mobile phone, log onto Facebook, or even use the Internet. Just as there are those who fear the power of big data in the wrong hands, many also see […]

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Monday Wellness Tip #11 CREATE

Monday Wellness Tip #11 CREATE

Written by on January 25, 2016 in Wellness with 0 Comments

Last week’s Monday Wellness Tip looked at how to have a balanced diet and eat well. This week we’ll give you some food for thought on how creativity can restore mental and emotional balance and boost your wellbeing. Many people think that creativity is something just for children or those grownups with ‘real talent’. In reality, […]

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In their words: Michelle Chevally Hedge & Happy brains develop from good food

In their words: Michelle Chevally Hedge & Happy brains develop from good food

Written by on January 19, 2016 in Wellness, Young People with 0 Comments

If you are a parent concerned about the wellbeing of your child – their brain function, concentration, energy, emotions and physical health – then it makes sense to be concerned about their nourishment. Did you know that … 1 in 5 teenagers are likely to experience a diagnosable depressive episode. 1 in 10 kids are diagnosed with […]

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Monday Wellness Tip #10 EAT WELL

Monday Wellness Tip #10 EAT WELL

Written by on January 18, 2016 in Wellness with 0 Comments

Last week’s Monday Wellness Tip gave you some great tips for getting motivated for your New Year exercise regime, but what’s a well-rounded lifestyle without a healthy diet? This week we will look at ways to eat well and enjoy every bite! With so much nutritional information available to us, it should be easier to eat […]

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Wearable technology: the hope, hype and reality

Wearable technology: the hope, hype and reality

Written by on January 14, 2016 in Digital Health, Wellness with 0 Comments

A bracelet that monitors your heart rate, and how much deep sleep you get every night; a jacket that tells you where to go when you’re lost; a pair of glasses you can take photos with. Sounds like science fiction but the reality is many companies are experimenting with embedding sensors and microcomputers into the […]

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In their words: Brad Walsh & What is prostate cancer?

In their words: Brad Walsh & What is prostate cancer?

Written by on January 12, 2016 in Wellness with 0 Comments

The prostate is a male-only organ located immediately below the bladder and just in front of the bowel. The prostate surrounds the first stage of the urethra – the duct through which urine flows out to the penis. A normal prostate is about the size of a walnut and weighs about as much as a […]

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Monday Wellness Tip #9 EXERCISE

Monday Wellness Tip #9 EXERCISE

Written by on January 11, 2016 in Wellness with 0 Comments

Last week’s Monday Wellness Tip talked about how to aim for a goal. In this week’s Monday Wellness Tip we’ll look at a wellness goal that’s often on people’s New Year’s Resolutions: exercising. Here are our tips for how to kick start your 2016 with exercise! Work out in the morning: Michelle Bridges is a […]

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Monday Wellness Tip #8 AIM

Monday Wellness Tip #8 AIM

Written by on January 4, 2016 in Wellness with 0 Comments

Welcome to the first Monday Wellness Tip for 2016! Last week’s Monday Wellness Tip was all about reflecting and being thankful, but this week we’re looking forwards to the year ahead and getting clear about what to aim for and how to get there. Focus on the positive: Train your brain for the positive and […]

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