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Do you have Do-It-All Syndrome?

There’s a new malady that’s stealing our health and happiness, and causing stress and burnout, and it stems from the belief that we really can do it all. DIA Syndrome typically affects women because we have been credited with the ability to multi-task. Plus many of us have been taught Read more…

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Should you eat more carbs?

Until now, many people have thought reducing carbohydrates is a good idea. Don’t they make us fat? Tired? Or ill? Well, yes, according to eating plans endorsed by celebrities. But the story is more complex than that. Or, put another way, it should be more complex than that because complex Read more…

Wellness Features & Columns

Flying healthy

If you prefer organic food, chemical-free cosmetics, regular exercise and sleep sound enough to recharge your system, airplanes may seem like a carefully constructed form of hell. However, as more airlines recognise that today’s high flier is interested in arriving in at least as good a shape as they departed Read more…

Business

Why green offices boost productivity

More than a breath of fresh air, green offices can boost workspace productivity and save organisations thousands of dollars by dramatically reducing illness and absenteeism. “Our offices are designed to be the best place for people to work effectively,” says Duncan Young, Lendlease’s head of health and wellbeing. “Plants are Read more…

Business

Switch off to power on

Technology saturation can be a drag on productivity, but these four high fliers have found a way to tune out… Switching off isn’t fashionable. Those at the peak rung of the corporate ladder are supposed to be continually “on” – through their smartphone, email or attitude. Yet, ironically, downtime is Read more…