Why am I so Tired? Exploring our Allostatic Load

Feeling ‘MEH’? Wherever you are reading this, it’s probably safe to assume that things are still very ‘interesting’ no – let’s be straight – challenging! How are you feeling? For some, life may be just fine, you may have a business that is thriving because of the times, you may be revelling in newfound peace…

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Resilience Bites #9 – Perspective is Everything

Each and every one of us is reacting in our own unique way to today’s events. Learning to think neutrally or positively about challenging situations and events takes practice and time. Whatever you are feeling is to be respected, we are just offering a different perspective that could have beneficial outcomes.

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Resilience Bites #6 – Smile Though Your Heart is Aching

A smile creates instant connection and it truly is the shortest distance between 2 people. Science has shown that the mere act of smiling can lift your mood, lower stress and even boost your immune system. When we smile, we release endorphins, natural pain killers for both physical and emotional pain, and we also release happy hormones such as dopamine and serotonin, all of which contribute to making us feel happier, more relaxed and less stressed.

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Change Management, Neuroscience and Toilet Rolls

Our news programs and social media feeds are fuelling our fear of the Coronavirus.  We watch footage of women fighting over toilet rolls in a Sydney supermarket with a sense of disbelief but, if we are honest, maybe we can sense a stirring of doubt within ourselves – maybe we need to worry about getting…

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