Spring cleaning your mind and body – part three

Our final part of spring cleaning your mind and body focuses on your physical health. Your physical health is also important when spring cleaning your life and learning to form new habits to stay healthy goes a long way to helping you feel energised, refreshed and rejuvenated for the summer. This is all about getting … Continue reading Spring cleaning your mind and body – part three

Spring cleaning your mind and body – part two

Being mindful of what you truly desire will allow you to clear out the unwanted mental clutter so that you can focus on what really matters to you. Spring time and leading into summer is the ideal time to set up new habits and let go of any self-doubt you may have about your life. … Continue reading Spring cleaning your mind and body – part two

Spring cleaning your mind and body – part one

As we draw to the end of spring in the southern hemisphere, it may be time to check in with yourself about how you are feeling – in mind, body and spirit. Spring is a time for clearing out space in your home, but did you consider using this time to reflect on what you … Continue reading Spring cleaning your mind and body – part one

Building community for your social health – part one

Loneliness can effect anyone even if you are in a group of people you know. As the holiday season approaches, loneliness seems to increase for some people. How well do you know your neighbours? What community groups or activities are you aware of in your local area? Over the years you may have discovered that … Continue reading Building community for your social health – part one

Building community for your social health – part two

As we learned in last week’s post, building community connections is important for your health and wellbeing. But if you are busy with life, how do you go about building true connection within your neighbourhood? You can begin by checking out what groups already exist or have existed in your community for people to come … Continue reading Building community for your social health – part two

The lost art of communication

Have you noticed that people would rather communicate by text, email or social media rather than picking up the phone or having a face to face conversation? The more advanced technology gets, the more people are using online tools to communicate and interact with each other. But has technology caused people to forget how to … Continue reading The lost art of communication

Managing Christmas Expectations – Part Two

In the lead up to the Christmas holiday season you may start to feel the pressure of having the perfect day lined up. Yet your idea of a perfect Christmas quite often differs from what someone else envisions. Christmas means different things to each of us, and we should not expect that everyone wants the … Continue reading Managing Christmas Expectations – Part Two

Managing Christmas Expectations – Part One

It may only be October, but the first signs of the Christmas season have already started to appear in stores across the city. It is that time of year when you start to think about making Christmas plans and taking holidays. While the festive season can bring joy and happiness to families, it is also … Continue reading Managing Christmas Expectations – Part One

Have the conversation about mental health

October is about raising awareness of mental health and how it can impact on anyone at any time. `Have the conversation' is the theme of this year’s mental health awareness month. As October begins, it is a timely reminder to check in with your family, friends and conversation and start a genuine conversation about mental … Continue reading Have the conversation about mental health

Finding a path through loss

Loss is unfortunately a part of life, and we will all go through it at some point in life. Whether it be the death of a family member, a close friend, a pet, a divorce, ending a long term relationship, the loss of a job, or breaking up with your best friend. All these situations … Continue reading Finding a path through loss