work life balance

Reducing digital overload

The advantages of being able to work flexibly, contactable at any location and to respond quickly to urgent requests make smartphones and other portable devices invaluable in our working lives. Feeling unable to switch them off, even whilewe sleep, being distracted by incoming messages when we need our full attention on a conversation, or [...]

2019-10-29T16:16:42+13:00September 27th, 2019|

Breaking the busy habit

Too much to do Not enough time Feeling frantic/overwhelmed Feeling I’m not doing anything properly How many of these comments resonate with you? It’s a dilemma that we are hearing more often, and it seems, more intensely. Many people have described to us how the dilemma of having too much to do and [...]

2019-10-29T16:22:58+13:00September 25th, 2019|

Back to school

Sleeping in, beach days, backyard cricket, family games’ nights and the smell of sausages on the barbecue - the quintessential Kiwi summer. These long, hot days, coupled with freedom from routine, makes for parents who are more relaxed and kids who are more agreeable. If only we lived in a permanent state of summer holidays! [...]

2019-10-29T17:01:36+13:00January 30th, 2019|