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5 Reasons Why Managing Mental Health Is Significant

Managing health is vital for living a stress-free healthy life. While a lot of people are still unaware of its significance, mental health is something that someone needs to pay attention; try out various ways to live healthier life. Know the main reasons to manage mental health.

Top strategies for breaking habits that stop you from work-life balance

The following five strategies can help you cut through all the interference generated by these distractions and help you create greater balance and harmony in your life. Simplifying and organising your life paves the way for greater strength and resilience and increases your level of success as an office professional.

Having trouble finding your creative mojo at work? The secret is in better sleep.

Furthermore, the difference between being well rested and suffering from lack of sleep can have an impact on your level of career success and that in and of itself can lead to more unneeded stress.Below are some examples of how a lack of sleep affects our work performance.

How to Decode the Unspoken Dress Code at Work

Perhaps your office doesn’t have a formal dress code. It would be a mistake to conclude that you can wear whatever you want to work. Whether or not standards for

3 sure-fire ways to kick in the motivation for 2019

First day back at work for the year is hard, isn’t it? Being the first day back it’s time to get serious with your intentions for 2019, but if you’ve

Step IN and Take Control Of Your Stress Levels

There will always be stress in your life no matter what you do – some of it will be positive and some of it will be negative. Your overall aim

Use these 3 neuroscience tips to boost your productivity

Today we’re going to look at 3 (plus one) brain-based tips you can use each day to improve your work and personal life. If you try nothing else, try these.

Healthy tips when you’re busy at work

Do you always short of time when you are trying to make healthy choices. Perhaps you often find yourself in a dilemma if you should work an extra hour or

5 Steps to create a balance between your health and your work

Working the usual 9 to 5 job has its fair share of challenges. With ample deadlines in place for work and in your personal life the juggle can become extremely

Desk exercises for your busy office life

It’s not easy to stay healthy while working in an office – almost every aspect is bad for your health. Exercise seems like a no-brainer to combat this – but

The spirit of Santa

As geeky as it sounds, I am fascinated with trivia. We all know the meaning of Christmas and what it represents, but like me are you unaware of the story

Three Super Stylish Ways to Wear Velvet in the Office

For many fashion lovers, experimenting with different fabrics is a fun way to broaden your wardrobe and add different elements to an outfit. But for those fashion lovers who are

10 Awesome Benefits You Can Enjoy By Keeping a Journal

Anybody can keep a journal, and it can be so beneficial to your personal well-being. Still not convinced? Here are ten of those benefits you’ll start enjoying almost instantly!

5 Signs of Burnout and How to Treat Them

Burnout is a state of chronic stress that leads to physical and emotional exhaustion. Read more and learn what are signs of burnout and how to treat them.

Stepping IN to find the soft skills you need to build on

Traditionally, when society viewed a job description, they had their eyes firmly fixed on the hard skills. Can the applicant use a computer? and do they know how to use

The Ultimate Do’s & Don’ts of a Summer Office Wardrobe

It’s barely even summer yet, but the warm weather isn’t holding back. Only midway into Spring and we’ve already experienced 30-degree heat! So, as the weather starts warming up, it’s

Top 10 Essential Items for the Office Wardrobe

With the fashion industry constantly growing, now being more popular than ever, it’s becoming easier for people to incorporate their love for fashion into their corporate life. Gone are the

Travel tips for the first time ocean cruiser

Ocean travel can be a fun and exciting adventure. During daytime, you get to spot marine animals. At night, you can enjoy uninterrupted views of the stars in the sky. 

4 tips for a healthy heart and happier life

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in many countries all over the world. One of the biggest reasons for this is people’s lack of commitment to a

Step IN to a Positive Mind

Regardless of how your day is going, it doesn’t take much to throw us into a negative mind spin.

The style that will land the job

<span style="font-weight: 400">Although the office dress codes keep getting more relaxed, there are still certain boundaries and lines that are not to be crossed. </span>

Why confidence is important for a new relationship of any kind

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t, you’re right.” ― Henry Ford In business and life in general, the beginning of every new relationship requires hard work,

Closet Storage Ideas and Solutions

<span style="font-weight: 400">An organised wardrobe might come in handy when you’re late for work and can’t find your favourite blazer that will make your outfit for the day just perfect. </span>In addition, you’ll be able to display your trendy clothes and bring an atmosphere of organisation into your room. <span style="font-weight: 400">In just a few simple steps, you can organise your wardrobe or armoire and maximise the storage space. </span>

Get back on track with your fitness goals

So, we’re almost half-way through the year.  Thinking back to those New Year’s resolutions – how are you doing? Even with the best intentions in the world, it’s hard to

Monochromatic Dressing in 2017 – How to Nail the Look

Monochromatic dressing is often mistaken as dressing in black and white, however monochromatic dressing really takes a different form. Ever notice when a celebrity is wearing different shades of the

Increasing Your Happiness

As we go about our day meeting the numerous deadlines and schedules which are thrust in our path, we tend to forget about our happiness. Increasing happiness in our lives

How to Make the Most of Your Days off and Fill Your Batteries

Balancing your personal life and career sometimes seems impossible, but if you don’t find a way to do that, you’re headed for burnout. Read more to learn how to make the most of your days off and fill your batteries.

Colours to Wear for Power (Or At Least to Make You Feel More Confident!)

Did you know that there’s a whole science behind colours and how they affect the world around us? From associating green with nature and wealth to noticing red as being on

Alternative Ways to De-Stress

There are so many ways to relax. Read more and find out what are alternative ways to de-stress.

Step IN To Balance

With International Women’s Day tomorrow, the topic of Balance is more relevant than ever. As we struggle to “Put the oxygen mask on ourselves first”, this concept is something we

How Health Can Affect Your Confidence

If you think confidence has little to do with your health, you’re terribly mistaken. According to healthcare and psychology experts, our physical condition has a hand in emotional and mental

Dressing for a Queensland Autumn: Five Style Tips

Summer has finally drawn to a close, and with it the scorching hot weather we’ve been experiencing lately. Although sunny Queensland isn’t exactly known for its cold winters, the cooling

Having a Stressful Day? Play It Away

“Sketchin office” (CC BY-SA 2.0) by lucamascaro There are of course times, when nothing work-related bothers you –  water off a duck’s back, you think to yourself as you survey the office. You

Choosing a Sport Over the Gym for Fitness

It’s a question on everyone’s lips. Is there one sport that’s better than all the rest for all-round fitness? Well, maybe: there are a number of sports that are said

Eliminating Eye Strain Caused by Digital Screens

<p style="text-align: left">The increasing use of technology has led to various eye related problems like CVS (computer vision syndrome), dry eyes and redness. Prolonged exposure to digital screens which cannot be replaced in the office, poses serious dangers to your delicate eyes. Here are 10 easy-to-follow tips that will help you eliminate the eye strain caused by digital screens and prevent the damage caused to your eyes.</p>

7 ways to manage stress

Did you know that stress is a choice? It’s not a state of being that we ‘catch’ from someone else, like a cold per se, but a conscious choice about

Standing at Work: Finding the balance

<span style="font-weight: 400"> Sitting for a prolonged period of time has been called the “new smoking” (apparently sitting for 4 or 5 hours is the equivalent of smoking more than a pack of cigarettes). But what about standing? Is it really so bad and can we make it better? Here are five things that could answer those questions.</span>

Stress management – 10 habits to quit to feel less stressed

Stress can have big implications for your health and wellbeing. 90% of GP visits are brought on by stress, and high levels can do serious harm to your mental and physical health. Our ten tips can give you a head start in eliminating stressful habits from your life and helping you face the demands of work. If you are still struggling with stress then consider getting help before it affects your health and your ability to function.

How lack of sleep influeces your health and how to improve it

We’ve all been there: just one night of disrupted sleep and we felt cranky or short-tempered, exhausted, unable to focus or even got sick. Lack of rest is stressful for

Best of European travel list – Visit Belgium

<span style="font-weight: 400">Belgium is a perfect destination to get away from your everyday tasks and recharge your batteries while enjoying exquisite cuisine, craft beers, and soaking in the medieval scenery of picturesque towns. It makes an important piece of the European identity and it has a prominent place in art history.</span>

Is It Time To Hire A Personal Trainer?

Is It Time To Hire A Personal Trainer? Before you commit, find out what they can do for you'and what you have to do yourself.

Stomp out anxiety and step in to your confidence

Most people have struggled with anxiety at some point in their life.  For some, it is a passing phase triggered by a particular event and for others, it is a

Stepping in to a confident communication style

In many situations in life, pressure can affect the way we communicate, and this is especially true of the workplace. In an environment which isn’t always designed to allow women

How to Stay Healthy and Fit While Working Weird Hours

Health allways comes first, no matter where or what jour job is. Read more on how to stay healthy and fit while working weird hours?

Minimise your stress by raising your Emotional Intelligence

We are just 49 days away from Christmas and people are already showing signs of stress. So I thought it might be useful to give you a few tips to

Travelling tips for the road PA road warrior

Over the last decade I have spent a lot of time flying from here to there for business or leisure, but mostly business so a lot of the time it’s

Balancing Work and Family Life

For many of us, balancing work and family life is a constant struggle. Whether you work full time or part time, the hands on the clock seem to be never

Losing Weight Comes Down to an Energy Balance

The energy balance concept is widely popular, but in most cases misunderstood. The bigger picture of dieting is what nutrition experts also lose sight of, so let’s see what it is.

How to Quit Sugar Cravings and Stick to Your Healthy Diet

Sugar cravings are a multi-edged sword that can cut your mental, emotional, and physical health to bits – but you can avoid them using a few simple tricks

Keeping Active Over Winter

Are you guilty of rushing back to the gym or calling on your PT a month before summer hits after slacking off over the winters months? I know I’ve been

What are Kegel exercises and why are they so important?

Kegel exercises are simple clench-and-release exercises that you can do to make the muscles of your pelvic floor stronger. Your pelvis is the area between your hips that holds your

Can motivation be hacked?

Staying motivated can be hard, even if you love your job. Work can sometimes feel like an endless cycle of struggling and demotivation can spiral. The less motivated you are,

Unlocking the Secrets of Your Personal Brand

Your personal brand is the secret to your career success – and yet most people have never heard of it. Your personal brand is what you are known for and

Part Two – How To Plan A Travel Wardrobe

10 Steps To Creating your Travel Wardrobe In this second blog post on How To Plan A Travel Wardrobe, I am going to cover the 10 Steps To Create your

Part One – How To Plan A Travel Wardrobe

Part One – 5 Tips For Planning to Pack One of the things I love most about owning Lamington Ave and designing fashion is that I get to style so