Ceara Nicolls

Forming habits around good financial behaviours

If you’ve ever tried to change a habit, you’ll know it’s not always easy, and changing financial habits is no exception. If the thought of wrangling your finances into order gives you a low-key tension headache, you’re not alone. With close to 60% of New Zealanders admitting to spending [...]

2022-08-04T13:14:43+12:00June 20th, 2022|

Kiwis vs. flu season: How to manage your energy levels at work

Do you remember “back in the old days”, pre-COVID-19, when you (almost always) had enough sick leave to last the whole year? When you would gaze at your remaining sick-leave balance in December and wish it was exchangeable for annual leave because there was just so much of it? [...]

2022-08-04T13:16:22+12:00June 7th, 2022|

The power of emotional regulation

We all have that one colleague who somehow manages to stay calm and collected no matter what the day throws at them. With god-like serenity, they navigate negative feedback, stressful interactions, and high-pressure meetings without missing a beat. If you, like me, watch these people with envy, wondering how [...]

2021-11-09T15:52:16+13:00October 26th, 2021|