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The four horsemen of failing work relationships

When it comes to predicting the breakdown of a romantic relationship, leading relationships researcher John Gottman proposed that there are “four horsemen of communication” that signal things are turning sour. While the name taps [...]

March 26th, 2024|

Reclaiming life from work – A reflection

As the first quarter of 2024 is already hurtling by, let’s make some time to reflect on the year that’s been and where we would like to go. Before we dive in, try answering this [...]

February 9th, 2024|

Overcoming sleepless nights with science

Knowing you have a big presentation first thing tomorrow, you decide to have an early night. Your head hits the pillow and you wait for a wave of sleep to sweep you and your worries [...]

February 1st, 2024|

A review of Together: Te Oranga o te Katoa

I recently asked Professor Sir Mason Durie (Ngāti Kauwhata, Rangitāne), "knowing what you now know about Te Whare Tapa Whā and how far it has come, is there anything you would have done differently [...]

January 25th, 2024|

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