wellbeing

Winter Wellbeing

This article by Umbrella’s Managing Director Jacqui Maguire was first published in The NZ Herald 20 May 2019.  As the wind hurls and rain splutters across my windows, reality strikes that winter is truly on its way. Long gone are my balmy strolls along a pohutukawa-lined coastline.  Hollywood has got an uncanny ability to showcase winter [...]

2019-10-29T16:44:47+13:00May 31st, 2019|

Reduce your cognitive load

One of the joys of a holiday for me is noticing that my brain is less “busy”. It’s easier to be fully involved in an activity or enjoy time with another person without a million and one thoughts competing for attention and memory space. Now that most of us are transitioning back to work and [...]

2019-10-29T16:58:05+13:00January 30th, 2019|