Is your home good for your health?
Mar22

Is your home good for your health?

Is Your Home Good for Your Health? Everyone appreciates a beautiful home, but creating the ideal home goes beyond decorating choices. More than beautiful, your home should be a place that boosts your family’s health and well-being. Here are a few ways that you can modify your home and lifestyle for healthier living. 1. Improve Indoor Air Quality While a well-insulated home is great for keeping utility bills low, it also means...

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Office Romance: The Good, The Bad and the Not so Pretty
Feb14

Office Romance: The Good, The Bad and the Not so Pretty

This post was first published 3 years ago on 14th February, 2015 as Office Romance, Mental Health and Productivity. 3 years later, I have revamped and republished it with more information, updated title and more oomph! Happy reading! Valentine’s day has fallen upon us again. Every year, we are somehow forced to celebrate it. Many of us met our lovers, partners and spouses through friends, by chance and even at work. Romance at...

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Valentine’s Gifts To Give A Mental Health Boost
Feb09

Valentine’s Gifts To Give A Mental Health Boost

We are in the month of LOVE! A good time to share on gifts you can give to that special one that leaves them mentally stimulated, happy and hearty! For most people, Valentine’s Day can be filled with uncertainty. While spending the day with the one you love is great fun, there can be a lot of stress when it comes to finding the right gift and pairing it with a card that says everything that’s in your heart. That’s why it makes sense...

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5 Surprising Health Benefits of Sleep
Jan25

5 Surprising Health Benefits of Sleep

We all know that getting a good night’s sleep makes us feel good but few of us realise that quality sleep can improve our lives in countless ways. Below are just five of the surprising ways a few more hours in bed could change your life… 1. Weight loss How can staying in bed help me lose weight? Simple. For a number of reasons. Firstly, well-rested we have better willpower meaning we are better equipped to avoid the biscuit tin....

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Back to School Safety Tips
Jan12

Back to School Safety Tips

This post was first published on 24th September, 2016. I have edited it, updated it, added more info and access to a 5-day email course and republished it! I initally started this 7-day challenge titled BACK TO SCHOOL SAFETY TIPS on my Facebook group called CHILD & SCHOOL SAFETY in 2016. It now serves as a termly reminder just as schools resume for a new term. It also forms part of a service/product I provide called BACK TO SCHOOL...

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Take a Break: Why You Need to Use Those Vacation Days
Oct16

Take a Break: Why You Need to Use Those Vacation Days

Let’s break it down: U.S. workers are only using 77 percent of their paid time off, and the use of vacation days are at their lowest point in the past 40 years. What’s worse is that workers are forfeiting days, amounting to billions in lost benefits. However, not taking a vacation goes beyond lost benefits – it has an impact on your mental health. Think about it; vacations are offered as time off work, and if it weren’t crucial,...

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