Returning to Work after Lockdown 

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We’ve gone through huge transitions as a society in the last few months. With most offices closed, employees were tasked with setting up desks at home, often times juggling busy workloads with parenting demands. Now, as lockdown measures start to ease, some workplaces are beginning to reopen. And though many...

A Guide to Selecting the Right Bike

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Though lockdown has been tough, one of the great things to come out of it is that many of us have revisited hobbies and habits that may have previously fallen by the wayside. Baking, knitting and crafts have all become popular in recent months as people looked to entertain themselves (and their kids!) at home. Getting out and about for exercise has also become...

Disinfecting Your Glasses to Help Prevent Spread of Germs

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We’ve all seen warnings about avoiding touching your face during these troubling times. This, obviously, is difficult when you wear glasses! Eyeglasses (both lenses and frames) can potentially transfer viruses and bacteria, such as COVID-19, to your eyes, nose and mouth. Research has shown that the coronavirus can last on glass surfaces for as...

Dealing with Sleep Issues During Lockdown 

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Given the turbulence and uncertainty of the last few months, it’s no surprise to learn that many of us have been struggling to sleep. Repetitive thoughts about finances, employment and of course, the virus itself, are all common – and understandable – reasons to worry at night. But, as psychoanalyst Jason Brennan explains, there...

Signs of Melanoma Skin Cancer

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As the weather improves and government restrictions ease, we are spending more time outside.  It is important to remember to protect your skin from the sun.  Dr. Neil Reddy from Precision Healthcare  speaks to us about the signs of melanoma skin cancer and reminds us that there is no such...

Lockdown & Men’s Mental Health

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We may have moved into the so-called ‘new normal’, but it's ok to still be experiencing feelings of worry, anxiety and fear around coronavirus. Though lockdown measures are gradually easing, lots of people are still working from home, in many cases juggling busy jobs with childcare. Anyone can suffer from anxiety and depression, but...

A Handy Guide for First-Time Buyers of Health Insurance 

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Thinking of buying health insurance for the first time? There’s lots to consider, as different plans offer varying cover and benefits. Throw in some legal jargon and it can certainly be confusing! However, as you’ll learn below, the sooner you make the purchase, the better. Here are some useful areas of information… “Traditionally, health insurance is seen...

Finding Happiness Using the PERMA Model 

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How we each experience the current pandemic is largely made up of hyper-individual factors: our personality traits, past experiences, worries, and beliefs. Whether you’re experiencing the situation as positive, negative or neutral, remember that all perspectives are absolutely valid. That said, it can be beneficial for all of us to find ways to connect...

8 Tips for Working from Home

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Working from home certainly has its benefits, like freedom and flexibility. But it can also be challenging. Many of us are used to office routines like clear time boundaries or social interactions. When those things are replaced with a computer screen in our living room, we might find ourselves feeling confused and demotivated. Below...

Dealing with Uncertainty & Managing Fear

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With the country slowly starting to reopen following lockdown restrictions, many people will be breathing a sigh of relief. They’ll now be able to travel further, meet small groups of friends and visit a selected number of business outlets. For many however, a sense of uncertainty will still be very real, not knowing how...
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