Hands up if you get overwhelmed – perhaps even irritated – by your news feed telling you how to survive (or avoid weight gain) over the silly season? This year, try a different approach. Mindfulness. The idea behind mindfulness is to fix one’s attention more on the “present moment” without judgment. When it comes to […]

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Do you find yourself wolfing down meals without noticing and eating everything in front of you just because it’s there? That’s mindless eating at work. To eat mindfully is not about following the latest fad. In fact, it’s the complete opposite. It’s about paying full attention to what you’re eating and how you’re eating it, […]

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Do you ever feel overwhelmed at work? Relationships are in tatters? Or maybe you just can’t relax? I’m not surprised, the world is increasingly demanding. Being at your best is no longer a luxury; it’s a necessity for success. Don’t worry though; these four simple daily mindfulness practices will help out. You’ve probably thought about […]

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