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Wellness comes down to lifestyle. Healthy lifestyles build and sustain wellness, and well people live better (with more energy, enthusiasm, productivity, happiness). It's a cycle and it's a circle. So how do we build and sustain a healthy lifestyle? Books and books have been written, an endless stream of online videos can be watched, [...]

By |2020-07-02T11:31:12+00:00Jun 30th, 2020|Active Living, Coping with Life, Features|0 Comments

Working from home – ergonomics

For many people working-from-home is a new experience altogether. For others it might not be new, but the extent of it during coronavirus and lock-down surely is. We have written articles with general advice but here we would like to focus on a particular challenge: ergonomics. Most of us do not have dedicated offices [...]

By |2020-07-02T11:35:56+00:00May 4th, 2020|Coping with Life, coronavirus, Features|0 Comments

Working from home – with children

For many years now there has been a trend towards working from home. This has mainly been driven by advances in communication technology, the worsening in commuter-traffic, the growth in skills-based businesses, and a global drive for more flexibility in work and in life generally. Right now though, in 2020, there is a new [...]

By |2020-07-02T09:17:10+00:00May 4th, 2020|Coping with Life, coronavirus, Features|0 Comments

Combatting Coronavirus: some subtleties

So you know about hand-washing and social distancing and managing your sneezes and your coughs. You're complying with the lock-down regulations. You're on top of the situation. You've got this. Right? Well, maybe not - perhaps there are a few subtleties that have escaped you, or a few areas where you're still confused. We [...]

By |2020-07-02T11:39:20+00:00Apr 14th, 2020|Coping with Life, coronavirus, Features|0 Comments

Working from home

For many years now there has been a trend towards working from home. This has mainly been driven by advances in communication technology, the worsening in commuter-traffic, the growth in skills-based businesses, and a global drive for more flexibility in work and in life generally. Right now though, in April 2020, there is a new [...]

By |2020-07-02T11:42:42+00:00Apr 6th, 2020|Coping with Life, coronavirus, Features|0 Comments

Exercise: some surprising benefits

Most of us know that exercise helps with fitness, strength, energy, weight-control, health, future health (=health risk), etc. The evidence behind all of these benefits is overwhelming and the benefits are really not in doubt. You knew that didn't you? OK, but let's think about a few less-obvious but very-real benefits associated with exercise and [...]

By |2020-07-02T11:41:51+00:00Mar 2nd, 2020|Active Living, Coping with Life, Features|0 Comments

Healthy eating on a budget

Healthy eating is expensive. We've all heard that, and many of us believe it to be true. And it can be (true). But it is not always true and there are ways to compromise. It’s a common misconception that healthy eating needs to make a dent in the pocket. This is an important consideration [...]

Worthwhile consultations

Healthcare consultations are nearly always important and meaningful. Health is an imperative to good living and so we see healthcare professionals & providers to help stay healthy or get healthy. This is fairly "obvious" and most of us do not feel confused or unclear about these things. But there are some types of consultation that [...]

By |2020-07-02T11:42:36+00:00Feb 17th, 2020|Coping with Life, Features|0 Comments

Happy Healthy Holidays

It's holiday season. A time for families, relaxation, fun, and more. A good time. Or is it? For many people this time of year is associated with a range of wellness challenges, which can often derail the fun and even make for a pretty miserable time. Let's look at some of the issues, and [...]

By |2020-07-02T11:47:53+00:00Dec 5th, 2019|Coping with Life, Features|0 Comments

Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's disease (Alzheimer's) is characterised by gradual degeneration of the brain, typically beginning with short-term memory loss that progresses to full incapacity and withdrawal from society. Alzheimer's affects some 6% of people over 65, becoming more common as we age so that over 20% of those over 75 have Alzheimer's. NOTE FOR CLARITY: Dementia [...]

By |2019-12-12T08:32:08+00:00Sep 10th, 2019|Coping with Life, Features|0 Comments