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The best meditation apps for busy professionals

If you’re looking to incorporate some relaxation into your day-to-day schedule, downloading a meditation app is a great idea. The only downside is there’s a heap of meditation apps on the market – it’s a little tricky to find one first go that’ll be everything you want and more. That’s why we’ve gone ahead and …

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A common misconception about personal values

If someone asked you to list off your top five personal values right now, would you know what they are? Would you be able to accurately and succinctly describe what matters to you most? While personal values are exactly that, a personal topic, there’s one common misconception that we see come up time and time …

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How to help your high performers avoid burnout

One of the key responsibilities of a leader is to cultivate, encourage and grow high performers. This investment in a high performer is usually a reciprocal and mutually beneficial relationship as the high performers in our teams often become our go-to people. They end up being the ones we rely on to get through the …

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Stress, recovery and the autonomic nervous system

If you want to be able to easily step into a state of relaxation and recovery after a busy week, you’ve got to get familiar with your Autonomic Nervous System. In this article, we’re going to look at the two sides of this system that we switch between based on external and internal stimuli. Sounds …

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Does alcohol help you get better sleep? | The nightcap myth

Looking for ways to get better sleep? The age-old myth of a nightcap sending you off into a dreamy sleep is much further from the truth than you might think. While the practice of having a lil’ alcoholic beverage before bed has been around since the 1700s, the credibility of a nightcap being an effective …

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7 ways to relax after a busy week

Whether you finished up a big project, had some tough conversations or found yourself hurtling through the week like there’s no tomorrow, it’s about time you take a moment to learn how to relax after work. If your mind is on a merry-go-round of work-related thoughts, you’ve clicked on the right blog post. Read on …

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How work stress impacts the rest of your life

Let’s talk about the ‘S’ word. No, not that one, head out of the gutter, please! This is a family-friendly blog after all. In this article we are going to focus on stress, namely work stress, and how it impacts the rest of your life. I’m pretty sure that you’ve heard those bandied around phrases …

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