Personal Wellness


What do the ‘dirty dozen’ and ‘clean fifteen’ have to do with clean eating?

For me, clean eating means filling our plates with healthy foods, most of the time. In other words, eating foods that are as close to their natural state as possible and avoiding processed foods wherever possible. Ok, so here is the worst, to my mind, that we can feed ourselves: The least loveable! Margarines and […]


How to review, measure and track your wellness progress

You’re committed to a healthy lifestyle to be the best version of you but how do you know if you’re making any real progress? Taking a daily stock of your energy level, stress level, sleep quality, mindfulness and nutrition choices, is important for everyone who is trying to live a healthier life. It will help […]


Are you too busy for yourself?

Being busy, or too busy, or even simply appearing to be busy has become a social commodity. “Work is going good, I’ve been really busy”, “I’m too busy this weekend to catch up, I’ve got so much going on”, “Don’t reply to their message straight away! You need to seem busy”. Whether it is at […]

By Adam Schwartz | Personal Wellness . Resilience . Values

How your personal values and beliefs affect your decisions and behaviour

Our personal values and beliefs have a powerful effect upon our lives. We often form our beliefs about our world and ourselves when we are very young – sometimes before we have learnt to talk! These beliefs guide our life and our decision-making and a lot of these beliefs are unconscious, we learn them from […]

By Jane Faulkner | Mindfulness . Personal Wellness . Values

Breath is the engine that drives all movement

“Breathing is the first act of life and the last. Our very life depends on it. Since we cannot live without breathing it is tragically deplorable to contemplate the millions and millions who have never mastered the art of correct breathing.” – Joseph Pilates, Return to Life Through Contrology. Following on from Keri Krieger’s post […]

By Holly Small | Breath . Exercise . Personal Wellness

The importance of breath for optimum health and wellness

Breathing – it sounds like something that we all should be pretty good at right? Most of us have a functioning nervous system that simply keeps the oxygen and carbon dioxide moving in and out of our lungs and our blood stream. It even happens when we’re asleep and certainly without us putting any conscious […]


Is workplace stress zapping your energy?

Do you bounce into work every day excited and filled with enthusiasm? Do you love what you do and do what you love? Can you relate to the person who finds each day a heavier and heavier burden? Stress within the workplace can have a direct effect on your health and wellbeing as findings from […]


Choco Charlie Cookies – a healthy alternative for kids

Discovering nutrition and sustainable wellness principles at a young age is a great start for kids to learn positive lifestyle practices. We love this Choco Charlie Cookie recipe from the Sparkly Souls Club at St Hilda’s school on the Gold Coast, Australia, where the primary school students are learning about optimum nutrition and wellbeing skills […]


Eating Mindfully

Not only is it important to be mindful of the foods we choose to provide nutrition for our bodies but also how we nourish ourselves. What I mean by this, is how consciously do we eat our food? Do we sit in front of the TV and eat without really noticing what is on our […]


How to support your teams’ wellness and boost your bottom line

Most managers are already working to support the well-being of their employees. Many, however, comment that although they care about and want to support the health and wellness of their employees, and want to play a positive role in supporting a wellness culture in the workplace, they aren’t quite sure how to achieve this without […]


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