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What kindness does to your brain

What kindness does to your brain

We’ve all probably observed how acts of kindness can spread and multiply. During the pandemic, people were using the phrase ‘the kindness contagion’ to describe the wave of kindness that rapidly spread through the world in response to those difficult times. And it’s...
Asking better questions

Asking better questions

As we go about daily life, we are always asking ourselves questions.  And the questions we ask ourselves then go on to define a lot of the cascading narrative that goes on in our minds.  For instance, if you make a mistake and then you ask yourself, “why am I such an...
How are you, really?

How are you, really?

For most of us daily life is full and busy. And all of this busy-ness can turn into a bit of an autopilot way of living, where we just keep going through the motions, one day after another.  And the faster we go, the more we do, the less we tend to pause and reconnect...
Choose discomfort over resentment

Choose discomfort over resentment

Recently a friend and I were talking over dinner, and she made a comment about my life choices. While I understood what she said wasn’t intended to hurt me…her words stung. I brushed it off in the moment, but the next day, I found myself feeling resentful towards her....
3 Tools for Mental Strength in Tough Times

3 Tools for Mental Strength in Tough Times

The past two years have just been a lot haven’t they? Especially the last few months here in Australia. Lockdowns and restrictions. The rise of Omicron. Constant uncertainty. I don’t think many of us are having an easy time of it. I don’t know about you, but if I...
How to cope in a crisis

How to cope in a crisis

As Covid-19 has spread through the world, we have seen and experienced the parallel spread of anxiety, stress, depression and addiction as well. As humans, we’re hardwired to crave stability, safety and certainty, so it’s perfectly natural to feel unsettled and...