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Is constant email checking killing our productivity?

Our brains are wired to get a hit of happiness every time we receive an email. But constant email checking is reducing our IQ and making us stressed. We explore ways to limit email checking and boost productivity.

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Wellness retreats: fab or fad?

Wellness retreats offer meaningful benefits along with a hefty handful of pseudoscience. We separate the fact from the fiction so you can decide whether they’re right for you.

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How to deal with burnout

Chronic, long-term stress leads to physical, mental and emotional exhaustion: burnout. Here’s some signs burnout might be on the horizon, and what to do about it.

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We need to talk: Handling difficult conversations

Don’t keep putting off that awkward conversation. It might not be easy, but with a bit of planning you’ll get through it – and be so relieved you did.

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What to say to a grieving friend

When someone has died, we are so scared of saying the wrong thing that sometimes we don’t say anything at all. Here’s some guidance to help you reach out to a friend in need.

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6 businesses you can start from home

Whether you’re just looking for more flexibility, or you have a true entrepreneurial spirit, these business ideas will inspire you to get going on your dreams.

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Unique paths to home ownership

Home ownership seem like an impossible dream? From tiny-house living to co-investing with a friend, thinking creatively might mean it’s more achievable than you think.

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The dreaded ‘R’ word… Responsibility

Does the idea of leaving uni (and relative freedom) behind seem a little overwhelming? We’ve got a few ideas to help you enter the workforce successfully.

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Moving is hell. But it doesn’t have to be

You’ve signed the paperwork on your new home and excitement is at an all-time high… until the reality of moving begins to sink in. Don’t worry, we’ve got a few simple tips to make it feel like a breeze.

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Will thinking like a man get you the job?

Women sometimes feel like they need to match all the criteria on a job description, while for blokes, near enough means good enough to apply…

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