Wellbeing

Women in Law, particularly in leadership, are a celebratory development in modern society and it is a fight that is still being fought today. One of the challenges facing women is spoken of far less often–when women in leadership don't support each other or even go so far as to bully.
Similar to nature meditation where you focus on being aware of our surroundings whilst in nature, joyspotting is the mindfulness practice of becoming attuned to the joy in our surroundings. So, how do we practise joyspotting while rushing to work and going about our day?
, Lauren Phelps
Our values are intrinsic to how we interact with the world and how we define ourselves as individuals – so why wouldn't we apply this theory to the way we nourish our bodies? According to Dietitian Hannah Wilson, these core values should inform our nutrition goal setting and assist us in achieving holistic wellbeing.
, Hannah Wilson
In the wake of the Greater Brisbane lockdown, COVID vaccines are rolling out across the State. To get the most out of the jab, Shane Budden has some tips to maximise the vaccine's effectiveness.
, Shane Budden
As a dietitian, you’d think I would be 100% all over how to manage my nutrition during the busy weeks. Looking after my own health has been something experienced through trial and error.
, Hannah Wilson
How many steps do we need in a day? Shane Budden debunks the step-counter myth.
, Shane Budden
Imagine for a moment that you, your daughter, mother, colleague, or friend, is a female lawyer, working full-time, at a senior level... Then imagine discovering that male counterparts are receiving, on average, approximately $89,000 more per year, due to the gender pay gap. In this three-part series, Lesley Symons dives into the problem with the superannuation gender gap in Australia.
, Lesley Symons
Being a trusted manager, advisor, or team colleague is something that most people aspire to achieve. However, a lack of trust is one of the most commonly quoted reasons for low performance, disengaged employees, and floundering workplace cultures. So what can you do to increase trust within your team?
, Rebecca Niebler
Building positive and sustainable habits are the secret to achieving your goals. We often fall for the misconception that making a big change in your life will require grand gestures and implementing massive behaviour modifications overnight. But it is persistence and determination taking thousands of small repeated actions that will get you there
Dealing with conflict and difference of opinion is part of the daily routine for most solicitors. There never seems to be a shortage of issues–be it, confrontational clients, quarrelling colleagues, or an aggressive opposing party. What are your strategies for managing disagreements constructively?
, Rebecca Niebler
Telling someone you are concerned about their level of drinking is not an easy conversation, but a critical one. Knowing the common pitfalls and how to avoid them, talking about low-risk alcohol consumption, and protecting your own boundaries and wellbeing, will empower you to have a constructive and supportive conversation that can make a positive difference in someone’s life.
, Rebecca Niebler
Few people would deny that alcohol is an intrinsic part of Australian culture. It plays a central role in many people’s lives and is a staple ingredient to most professional functions, networking events, personal celebrations and get-togethers. In fact, there are few social occasions where drinking alcohol is discouraged–making it even harder to spot problematic drinking. So, what can you do if someone you care about is leaning too heavily on this popular and socially accepted activity?
, Rebecca Niebler
Whether it was realistic or not, we can all be forgiven for feeling like maybe, just maybe, the new year could bring a brand new start... Alas, it didn’t quite pan out that way.
, Michele Davis
Are you delegating effectively? Competent delegation is one of the key skills required to successfully lead and manage others. Core to this is knowing how to avoid the most common traps. Delegating well means neither abdicating your responsibility while disappearing completely nor finding an easy way to get rid of unattractive and mind-numbing tasks.
, Rebecca Niebler
Whatever the psyche behind New Year's resolutions, they are a big thing in the fitness world. Chances are, sitting at your desk before the holidays, you were not considering joining a new gym in December. But should you have been? And what can you do now to take your health into your own hands.
, Ellie Bowden
December and January are loaded with family, fun, food, drinks and spontaneity. If you’ve set yourself some key health or performance goals across this time, then you could be feeling anxious about getting through the next couple of months.
, Hannah Wilson
Christmas is meant to be a time of joy, spending quality time with family and loved ones, and re-focussing on what really matters in life. In reality, Christmas is often also a time of increased stress and the heavy weight of big expectations. After the kind of year we’ve all had, having a proper break and giving yourself the gift of rest and relaxation is critical to start the New Year with refreshed energy. Here are some tips on how to achieve this.
, Rebecca Niebler

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