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Supporting a Loved One With Depression: 4 Challenges and How to Overcome Them

It can be exhausting to have a loved one going through a period of depression. There are multiple challenges you could face as a support system, and most of them come when you’re considering how to move forward. What kind of questions should you ask? What should you say to this person? What should you…

Grow Your Way to Good Health: How Indoor Plants Can Help

There’s no such thing as a quick fix to good health—or is there? Science indicates that you could improve your health just by putting a few indoor plants in your living room. While having plants may not be as effective as, say, exercise and good nutrition, it could help you breathe easier, relax, and even…

Caring for Someone with Dementia? How to Care for Yourself

Being a caregiver is one of the most selfless jobs you can take on. Giving your time and energy to ensure someone else’s well being requires consideration, time, and energy. However, many people forget that in taking care of others, they must also remember to take care of themselves. This is especially true when caring…

Feeling frantic? Five Best Practices for Starting Your Morning Right

So many of us are not morning people. And since most mornings consist of us tumbling blearily out of bed into an insufferably bright kitchen, making coffee, and rushing out the door praying we haven’t forgotten anything, how can we be? Mornings may get a bad rap, but we can re-frame our perspective on that…

5 Challenges New Mums Face and How to Combat Negativity

Being a new mum is a beautiful experience, but it also comes with a host of new problems. You experience highs and lows as you face the most wonderful challenges life has to offer: motherhood. It’s essential to know that you’re not alone while you’re tackling this endeavour. For that reason, we’ve compiled a list…

The New Comparison Service Saving Older Australians Hundreds Off Their Life Insurance

Older Australians are paying the highest premiums for life insurance in the country, and for most it’s a cost that continues to rise. Your policy can be hard to understand, and because it’s an emotional purchase, you can be drawn into paying a higher price than you need to. But the good news is that…

The Superannuation Saving Strategy Helping Aussies Save Big on Life Insurance

One in five Australian parents will die or be unable to work due to illness, injury or disability before retirement age, yet many families are not prepared for this prospect and have no financial peace of mind if the worst were to happen. For too long, safeguarding your financial future with life insurance was appeared…

Natural Ways to Treat the Dreaded Flu

No one wants to be sick. Getting bogged down by the flu affects your physical and mental wellbeing, your ability to work and enjoy life. When you get the flu you’ll likely be out of action for a week or two, confined to your bed, tissue box and hot lemon tea. And if you’re one…

9 Scrumptious Recipes Using Only Whole Foods

Trying to eat right without spending a fortune or dedicating hours to cooking can seem like an impossible task. Experts tell us what we should and shouldn’t be eating—you’ve surely heard of the whole foods craze. Word on the street is that the healthiest way to eat is by filling your diet with whole foods….

Social Anxiety, Shyness, and Introversion: Understanding the Difference

Mental health conditions are often misunderstood, particularly by those who don’t experience them. It’s easy to put personality traits in the same basket, even when there are key differences. For example, someone who is shy may also be perceived as being introverted, while someone who has social anxiety may be dismissed as being overly shy….

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