Category: Wellness

It’s OK to Have Some Time Out

It’s OK to Have Some Time Out

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, This newsletter arrives in your inbox later than usual because it was my birthday the other day and my partner and I decided to escape to the coast mid-week to celebrate. It was much needed as Ben and...

5 Useful Tips to Cope with Climate Anxiety

5 Useful Tips to Cope with Climate Anxiety

Around the world, climate change is unarguably, one of the most debated topics of our time. But more than just another “topic”, it has been roundly described as the singular greatest challenge that mankind has or will ever face; a fact that the media has spared no bones in repeating to us every chance they...

Making Each Day Count

Making Each Day Count

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, I read recently that we live an average of just over 27,000 days and it reminded me again of life’s value and relative shortness. I am no stranger to confronting mortality. I’ve experienced grief many times over the course of my life.  My...

How My Trip to Kainji Lake National Park Taught Powerful Lessons on Voluntary Simplicity

How My Trip to Kainji Lake National Park Taught Powerful Lessons on Voluntary Simplicity

I have long since considered myself an outdoorsman. From hiking to hunting, I have at different times engaged in all of that. But living in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, I often have to be contented with short hikes up surrounding hills and the occasional visits to the streams or fountains in the suburbs. At the end...

Women Can Build Positive Body Image By Controlling What They View on Social Media

Women Can Build Positive Body Image By Controlling What They View on Social Media

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Authors: Rachel Cohen, Clinical Psychologist and PhD Candidate, University of Technology Sydney; Amy Slater, Associate Professor, University of the West of England, and Jasmine Fardouly, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Macquarie University. Social media use is often described as being problematic for mental health and body image....

Our Culture of Overtime is Costing Us Dearly

Our Culture of Overtime is Costing Us Dearly

This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Authors:Joshua Krook, University of Adelaide The story of Yumiko Kadota, whose gruelling schedule as a Sydney hospital registrar included clocking up more than 100 hours of overtime in her first month, has highlighted the punishing work schedules required in the medical profession. Research indicates working...