5 Step Morning Routine to Increase Daily Productivity

5 Step Morning Routine to Increase Daily Productivity

We often hear about the routines of highly successful individuals. They know how important it is to get a good start to the day and the impact it will have on the rest of their day.

Tony Robbins follows a well known morning routine that consists of an ice cold water plunge, a form of meditation that he calls "priming" to put him in a peak state and some brief, intense exercise.

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Slow Down to Speed Up

Slow Down to Speed Up

Most of us feel like we are at the mercy of our schedules, our bosses’ expectations AND our own.  We feel pressured to stay head’s down in our cubicles, in front of our computers all day.  Somehow meetings get placed on our schedule—last minute.  We deal with emergencies from clients, co-workers as well as from management.  Thus, we feel like we are putting out fires with no time to actually get proactive work done.  At the end of the day, we feel exhausted and stressed with all that is left on our plate.  So, we go back to our computers and work after the kids are in bed or lay awake worrying about all that needs to get done tomorrow.

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How To Use Mobile Apps To Improve Your Health

How To Use Mobile Apps To Improve Your Health

Look all around you nowadays and you will see people glued to their mobile devices. Studies show that our dependence on phones in particular contributes to obesity and other health related issues. On the plus side, there are plenty of ways to use a smartphone to improve our health. Knowing how to use your phone to improve your health can make it easier than ever before to become a healthier and happier version of you.

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3 Tips for Building More Intentionality Into Your Life

3 Tips for Building More Intentionality Into Your Life

Can you answer the question: “What do I want to be creating in my life?”

For most of us, the answer is no, or sort of. Having clarity about what we want is not easy. We don’t typically slow down enough to know what we really want. We are pulled along by what others want from or for us – our partners, our children, our co-workers , our leaders – and by our human needs  –  to eat, sleep, move – and by the demands of the 24X7 world we live in, where something is always inviting us to give it our attention.

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Prescription for Happiness

Prescription for Happiness

A companywide change of health insurance provider at the beginning of the year has seen our new partner, Aviva Health, provide a number of health and wellbeing related talks throughout the year. The latest of these was delivered by Dr Mark Rowe and the subject was his ‘Prescription for Happiness’. Being a big fan of positivity and happiness in general, I was interested to hear what the good doctor had to say.

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My Introduction to Mindfulness

My Introduction to Mindfulness

Mindfulness is something that I have heard mentioned quite a bit but if I’m being honest it’s not something I knew a whole lot about. It has however been on my list to look in to for quite a while. Imagine my good fortune then when I learned of a mindfulness session being organised at my very office (thanks to the graduates for organising)! 

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