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Christmas 2014 In Reflection

We can all breathe a big sigh of relief that the crazy build up to Christmas is now over. I don’t know if I’m the only one, but I am often left with the feeling of “what now?” after the Christmas holidays. Every year we get swept up in the stampede to have all our …

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Setting Your Intentions for 2014

The usual knee jerk reaction from that toxic feeling of too much food and drink during the festive season is to get on a health kick in January. And so begins the resolve to eat less, excercise more, give up alcohol etc. Depending on our will power these resolutions typically last afew weeks before reality …

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Quitting The Addiction To Drama

Life is full of drama, its all around us. We wouldnt be human beings if this were not so. It doesnt matter whether its at work or at home, wherever there are people, there will always be conflict, change, difficulties or differences to deal with. At work there’s always one or two who like to …

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Emotional Resilience in the Workplace

We’ve all had to work with someone at some stage of our working lives that pushes all of our buttons. It doesn’t matter how emotionally balanced we think we are, someone will always be able to ruffle our feathers in a way that challenges our ability to stay focused and professional. Our ability to negotiate …

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Survival v Resilience

We’re all survivors. Every human being on the planet has had to survive some unwelcome life event: breaking up, getting fired, the death of a family member or loved one. Life is unpredictable at best. Some of us have endured more than our fair share of life challenges. When these hiccups in life come along, …

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The Secret To Good Posture At Work

  So many of us spend our entire working day sitting down in front of a computer. We often only become aware of our posture as we begin to get tired. Our neck and lower back start to ache, prompting us to sit up straighter only to catch ourselves slumping again minutes later. Most people …

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What Is Reflexology?

Anyone who’s ever had their feet massaged knows it feels a-m-a-z-i-n-g!! With an estimated 100,000 – 200,000 receptors in the sole of each foot, the feet are among the most nerve-rich parts of your body. When our feet are gently massaged this soothing effect sends a message via our nervous system to our whole body …

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How Stress Effects Your Health

Jun, 06, 2012 hannah Health & Wellness 1

We,ve come along way in our understanding of the effects of stress on our bodies and our general health. It was only in the early 1970’s that medical science began to acknowledge the link between emotional stress and illness. Stress and health are closely intertwined. It is estimated that three-quarters of all visits to the …

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