Category Archives: Work Life Balance

Why play is essential – regardless of your age

Play is for kids, right? Or is it? As you grow up and become an adult, play is no longer something you prioritise or consider as an important part of your life. Despite it being crucial in your development as a child, helping you to develop communication skills, adapt to change and understand relationships to name a few benefits, we reach a certain age and blindly accept that play is far too childish for us. But could we have got Read More...

Four ways to help you overcome inaction

Have you ever been fired up to make changes and achieve your goals only to find that in a month or two you’ve been plagued by inaction? Often we know what we need to do to get healthier and achieve our goals, but we get in our own way and fail to do anything. To help you, here are four ways to help you overcome inaction. Identify your distractions Let’s face it, we live in a world full of distractions, and they Read More...

How to slow down when you naturally go fast

Are you a naturally go fast person? I know I am. My mind races and the pace at which I like to get things done can make most people’s head spin. If something needs to be done, I’ll do it. If a goal I want to reach, I’ll reach for it and if there is any way to push myself out of my comfort zone? I’ll do it (ok well sometimes I might need a little push). Are you the Read More...

Sleep, nature’s wonder drug

The most important thing you will do today is sleep. Sleep is there for our physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing and to help our body rest and recharge.As someone who never respected my sleep when I was younger and burned out, I now have the utmost respect and discipline around my sleep - and here’s why I want you to too.How much sleep do you need?A little background first. During the night your adrenal glands recharge, especially between 2-4am. Read More...

Six productivity boosts to get more done

Do you ever find yourself running around so much that by the end of the day you feel like you’ve accomplished nothing? Don’t worry; we’ve all been there. But this ‘busyness’ is one of the biggest barriers to productivity. When you are productive you are purposeful and methodical in what you do; you aren’t racing to put out fires or trying to multitask to-dos. So how do you get back in control of your schedule and accomplish more in the process? Read More...

Setting your intentions for the year

Intentions are the starting point of every achievement. As Wayne Dyer says, “The secret to changing your life is in your intentions. Wishing, hoping and goal setting cannot accomplish change without intention. What is needed is a shift from the inert energy of wanting to the active energy of doing and intention.” Intentions are the desires, goals and passions you are dedicated to achieving. They help you to move from thinking you will achieve it to knowing you will achieve Read More...

Five tips to keep you motivated – regardless of what you are chasing

Whether you want to check off your to-do list, live a healthier lifestyle, make a difference in the world through philanthropy or kick some serious goals you need a strong dose of motivation. Motivation gives us the courage and momentum to live our dreams and follow our passions and, what's more, it’s contagious. By being motivated ourselves, we help others become motivated and passionate too. But there’s just one problem – motivation isn’t available on tap. When life takes a swing Read More...

Five ways to live a life of true contribution

Life is a continuum of learning. Learning about others, the world around us and more importantly learning about ourselves. Through this learning process though, we can often discover how selfish we really are. Even in times when we are seen to be generous, our hidden motives may not be as noble or pure as we’d have everyone believe. So is it possible to master the journey of going from selfish to selfless? In my experience I believe it is, and to Read More...

Six Ways To Exercise While You Work

We all seem to be so busy these days with long hours at work, then rushing to families or friends, before the day ends with us falling in to bed; only to start all over again after a few short hours of sleep. As much as we want to make time for exercise and mean to exercise, some days it’s just not possible. So here are some great ways to get active while your work is getting done. 1. Walking meetings There Read More...

Seven Energy Boosters For a More Vibrant Life

Are you feeling tired, flat and unmotivated? Want to get back the zest you once had for life and feel energised morning, noon and night? Here are seven energy boosters to help you create a more vibrant, happy life. 1. Get more active You don’t need to run a marathon, try just a 10-minute walk in the morning, on your lunch break, or even when you get home from work. Then if you can’t get outside because of the weather or Read More...