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Setting yourself up for success with new habits

Written by Kate Witteveen Making a big change is never easy. We usually need many repetitions before something becomes automatic, with research suggesting it takes an average of 66 days to form a new habit. The good news is, this is 24 days less than the 90 days previously suggested. The bad news is, it is still more than two…

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Which Messaging Platform do I use?

Written by Kareem Tawansi So, we’re now in the roaring twenties, with technology in every aspect of our life; some helps us and some hinders us. And I can’t think of an area where this causes more confusion and uncertainty than, which damn messaging platform do I use? From SMS to Messaging “In the olden days”, we used to just…

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Financial health

How to raise kids that are money-savvy and happy Written by Sonia Gibson Rarely, does money solve a money problem. Money problems are solved by improving financial literacy. You need to have the skill to assess your financial situation and find the source of the problem. More often than not, it’s not a shortage of income (although it’s incredibly common…

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Listening To Your Body

About Money Written by Amanda Cassar What Could Possibly Go Wrong? Did you know that financial stress can cause adverse health conditions?  We are certainly living in difficult times and being overwhelmed can cause stress and anxiety.  But there is help to be had. Living under the cloud of debt and money problems can leave some feeling down, hopeless and…

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The Price of Success

Written by Peter Horsfield Every day we are bombarded with media, work colleagues, strangers, families and friends judgments about our body shapes. Our feelings of self-worth, twisted and magnified by our own expectations, past experiences and the physical changes due to our hormones and the foods and drinks we consume. The good news is that we are not our past…

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The Cost of Free

Written by Kareem Tawansi We have been using internet services (in the form of apps and platforms) without having to hand over any cash, for such a long time now, that we have become addicted to getting stuff for what we believe to be free. The problem is that nothing in life is free and somewhere along the way we…

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What businesses can learn from Facebook’s media ban

Written by Sophie Richardson At the end of February, media giant Facebook made the decision to remove all news from its platform. A few days later, they reached an agreement with the Australian government, and news content was reinstated. While this quick turnaround is a relief to many, it raises some important considerations for businesses. The platform itself is so…

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Learning to Listen to my Gut

In Eating and in Business The Importance of Listening to your Body Written by Taly Matiteyahu (CEO of Blink, an audio-only blind speed dating app) “Trust your gut.” A common phrase, usually meant as a reminder to trust one’s intuition. I’ve learned, however, that it should also be taken literally. While sometimes we have a little shoulder angel and shoulder…

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Trust Your Inner GPS

Written by Kate Witteveen When it comes to making decisions, we all have plenty of opportunities to practice. Although the often-reported estimate of 35,000 decisions per adult per day is hard to verify (see more), a quick reflection on the many choices we face each day confirms that, regardless of the precise amount, we can be confident that the number…

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May the trend for 2021 be more focused on ourselves

Written by Brady Walker, Performance, Wellness and Breath Coach If 2020 was a year spellbound, most, I think, hoped that midnight Dec 31st granted permission to start again. Indeed, there were many people excitedly wishing 2020 away. So here we are, Jan 2021, where traditionally, the early stages of a new year revolve around health kicks, refocused finances, and more…

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Setting Achievable Goals for 2021

Written by Natasha Zervaas N.P. It is the beginning of a brand new year, and for most of us, it is a time to reflect upon the previous year. As well as set some new resolutions or goals moving forward. How many of you set lofty goals year after year, only to break them just a few days later?  I…

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