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Self-care at work makes sense, why is it not common practice?
No one at work ever tells us NOT to take care of ourselves at work, and, we all know that it is needed. Why then is self-care not consistently practiced in workplaces?
Absenteeism, Appreciation, Career, Culture, Leadership, Productivity, Healthy living
Lifestyle vs. Livingness
This article explores the difference between lifestyle and livingness and how living life from your true essence leads you to healthy living.
Livingness, Lifestyle, Philosophy, Behaviour, Culture, Essence, Harmony, Illusion, Healthy living
Overeating: are you eating until you feel sick?
Our large food portions have in fact become normal. The body will often tell a very different story to the ones our taste buds do as we indulge in every mouthful. Why are we capable of overeating even until feeling sick?
Over eating, Obesity, Fatigue, Culture, Self-worth, Healthy living
"He who casts the first stone"
There is much said about racial vilification and the need for tolerance. This article asks the tough question: who cast the first stone when it comes to racial tension?
Religion, Supremacy, Humanity, Community, Racism, Persecution, Culture
You don’t drink alcohol? You’re no fun!
Recently I was with a group of people and the comment was made that “you’re no fun” because I had not been heavily involved in smoking tobacco, taking illegal drugs or drinking alcohol.
Turning a blind eye: 21st Century slavery served for dinner
Here is the crunch – slavery has never ended – as documented in Australia with the migrant workers who pick, pack and process our daily food. There are more slaves in the world today than ever before. How does this correspond with the way we run our personal lives?
Self-care: Saying no to abuse
A Disability Support Worker’s perspective on how self-care is about learning to deeply honour the body and saying no to abuse in its many forms.
Abuse, Acceptance, Bullying, Communication, Culture, Empowerment
What’s for breakfast? Exploring our cultural bias ...
When my husband of Asian ethnicity first made fish soup for breakfast I realised I had a cultural bias against anything other than the traditional continental breakfast.
Love - the main event at a wedding
Is it all about Love or has the modern wedding become about the trimmings? Here Steven Leca reconnects to the true meaning of getting married and rediscovers the simplicity of a wedding.
Making an impact at work!
Millennials want to make an impact and make a difference in the world. Is this kind of thinking what the world needs more of?
Two years in The Livingness
How does a social butterfly reconnect to a depth of beauty and richness that no amount of socialising can bring? Read Kyveli’s story for inspiration of how simple it can be.
Gay men or straight men – Is there a difference?
Find out the answer when we break down what it is to be a man, get past all the protections, all the ideals and the beliefs, and get to the very core within all men. You may be surprised at what you find.
Tenderness, Gay, Culture, Acceptance, Self-worth, Role models, Hardness, Empowerment, Brotherhood
Crying out for connection: technology and us
Will our obsession with technology lead to us living a ‘virtual’ life? With the advent of the mobile phone what has happened to dinner-table and face to face conversation? Are we more connected than ever, or are we drifting apart?
Connection, Communication, Anti-social behaviour, Technology, Addiction, Presence, Culture
The not-so-secret secret of how music informs and forms us
Just like fashion, music styles reinvent rapidly – never have there been so many genres to cover every aspect of the human condition on a global scale. How does music married to lifestyle influence the way we view life, what choices we make, our behaviours and even the words we speak?