How significant is good sleep?

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A colleague recently came to work looking the worse for wear. She’d had two successive nights of disturbed sleep, was exhausted and unable to focus or settle into her work day. That’s manageable when it happens occasionally, but getting enough sleep is vital to our well-being in surprising ways.

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Good news story: Rodney – a recycling champion

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Rodney is a garbage collector and recycler at Mt Hotham. He has worked at Hotham for 7 years. He is part of a team that recycles as much of the rubbish collected in the resort as possible. In this job he works towards reducing the amount of landfill, and increasing the amount of waste that can be recycled. Even though this is his day job, he brings this to his personal life as well. His story is good news for people in need.

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6 Ways to retain your positivity in the face of adversity

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Have you ever met people who seem able to stay positive, in the face of adversity? They find the upside. They re-frame things, changing negative descriptions of situations into positive ones. Here are some suggestions of ways to do this.

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How to stay relevant in the future world of work?

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Scientists and researchers predict that the automation of service sectors and professional jobs in the US will be more than ten times as large as the number of manufacturing jobs already automated. The competition for jobs will not only be between candidates, but artificial intelligence as well. How do you stay relevant in the future workplace? 

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One of the things I like to do in winter is crochet. I find the activity somewhat meditative and therapeutic. I sit, crochet and listen to the goings-on around me. It helps me think and process ideas. But I need some new yarns for this. Perhaps you can help?

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We have all had moments of insight – those delicious “a-ha” moments! In these moments of discovery, we get a rush of adrenaline at the realisation of our own learning. But what if we could foster and promote these insights?

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