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Why being “the best” could be your biggest hurdle to a successful working life career development making change mindfulness strategic change wellbeing work life balance Nov 13, 2019

Are you a high achiever, a leader in your sector, an award winner? 

Did you get constant high scores in class and now have glowing performance reviews?

Are you the one people think of when they need an expert?

And…. Do you also feel isolated, exhausted, and alone?

Kirsten Neff talks...

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Sometimes we need to look after the little things compassion mindfulness wellbeing wilson Jan 31, 2014

Over the years my husband and I have adopted two rescue dogs, and I am sure in time, we will have more. I love these puppies but with one getting old there are moments that can break your heart.

Wilson*  is of indeterminate age and breed, best described as “a little black dog”....

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Taking a better course - why goals are only part of the picture of work-life balance compassion mindfulness wellbeing work life balance Jan 30, 2014

Yesterday I had a great plan for the day.

Get up early go to the gym * Walk dog * Meditate * Shower change breakfast * Coffee shop to finish of writing article * Follow up emails * Book car for rego check * Walk dog again * Shop for and cook dinner * Night out at theatre * Home bed.

Sounds good....

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In praise of SLOW mindfulness wellbeing work life balance Jan 27, 2014

I was clearing out my edifice of a bedside reading pile the other day, and I found a copy of In Praise of Slow by Carl Honoré.  The book was written about 10 years ago and my copy has spent at least two years waiting to be read.  I found it at a second hand book sale,...

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The new year is a fantastic time to clear out unwanted things from our lives. making change wellbeing Jan 23, 2014

The new year is a fantastic time to clear out unwanted things from our lives.

This can be physical space (our over-stuffed cupboards and drawers), habits that no longer serve us, commitments and obligations, and ways that we see ourselves and others.

I have taken this time to clear out my...

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