Rise & Shine

  We Aussies have a reputation for being laidback, so it comes as a surprise that we don't tend to sleep in. When Jawbone crunched the data from the activity trackers it has sold around the globe it discovered the world's earliest rising international city wasn't frenetic Tokyo or bustling New York, but sunny Brisbane...

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Listen Up - The Benefits of Listening

  Most of us are good at talking but when it comes to listening, our skills can usually do with a bit more polish. Whether we are at work, at home, or out with friends, we tend to be more interested in what we are saying or want to say next, than in hearing what others have to say to us. Being an effective listener can make y...

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Make Time for Downtime

  Are you reading this in bed on your tablet? Or on the home computer, catching up with emails after dinner? Or on your phone while you're on the train to work? If so, you're not alone. According to the ACMA, 68% of Aussies use three or more devices to access the internet.i 10.7 million go online more than once a day....

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Declutter your life - the case for minimalism

  When was the last time you were truly relaxed at home? When you could really unwind and enjoy your surroundings, without a nagging sense that there's something else you should be doing? Chances are, it was a time however fleeting when your home was clean, tidy and free of clutter. The dictionary definition of 'clutter...

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