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Easy-as soups for when you’re time poor

It’s an easy meal-break or quick winter dinner and it's pretty cheap to buy. Making a soup on your days off is easily achievable!
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Marvellous Mexican Meals

When life gets busy it is great on so many levels, however being busy sometimes means eating poorly. It doesn’t happen intentionally, it just does. Experts around the world suggest eating a Mediterranean-style diet. While I whole-heartedly agree, DIY Mexican encourages us to eat well too. There is rarely a week that a Mexican-style dish does not grace our meal plan. Here are 5 reasons why!
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Immune boosting foods

This winter people are keen to stay healthy! People are lining up for their flu jab like never before, vitamins are flying off the supermarket shelves, and online searches for immune boosting foods have surged around the globe. These elements alone will not magically protect you from all manner of winter bugs, or indeed COVID-19, yet, collectively they will support your immune system - your best defence against any unwanted bug invasion!
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Loving your slow cooker

If the current climate means that you are working from home or your job involves the craziness of shift work, I encourage you to consider using a slow cooker.
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How to overcoming homesickness

Are you becoming too familiar with the feeling of missing home? Here are some tips from one of our international nurses, Amy, on how she overcomes homesickness!
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Do you feel worried about things returning to normal?

As restrictions ease, many people are saying they aren’t sure why, but they feel concerned about things going back to normal. For many of us, isolation went through some distinct stages.
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The psychology behind people acting like everything is normal again

With the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, have you noticed people acting like everything has gone completely back to ‘normal’? Or do you yourself get the feeling that COVID-19 is over? Despite knowing that it is definitely far from over, many of us have started to act like there is no longer a threat.
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Maintaining your health and wellbeing during complex times

In celebration of International Nurses Day, internationally acclaimed Registered Psychologist, Danielle Buckley, presented this exclusive Zoom webinar to provide you with strategies and techniques to maintain your mental health and manage stress.
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Hear from Alliance Community Support Star, Rachelle!

Alliance Community Support Star, Rachelle, sat down with our Wellbeing Guru, Amy Brown (via Zoom), to discuss how she's navigating through this time. Click play above to hear more from Rachelle, including what's changed for her and what she's now prioritising throughout this time. Watch this space for more interviews as we at Health Solutions Group Australia continue to share more updates on the Wellbeing Hub!
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Mentally surviving a global pandemic

As humans, we are social creatures, many of us thrive and rely on social interaction in our daily lives. So if you are at home feeling like you have nothing to do, here are five simple self-care tips that are time adjustable and can be done almost anywhere.
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How to cope with COVID-19 uncertainty

As humans, we love certainty. We like to know exactly how things will turn out and that nothing will go wrong. Unfortunately, now more than ever with COVID-19 many of us have lost our sense of certainty.
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Sick of other people's problems? You may suffer from compassion fatigue

If you're finding yourself feeling detached form others suffering and problems you might be experiencing compassion fatigue. Here's how you identify the symptoms and what you can do about them.
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​Feeling overwhelmed? – free online and telephone support services

Don’t go it alone, seeking help doesn’t mean that you’re weak, it shows that you have the strength to face challenges head on and learn how to overcome them.
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Good things that are still happening

Even though the world feels pretty terrible, there are some pretty great things happening right now!
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Essential self-care during COVID-19

It's not all bubble baths and facemasks — these practical tips are both free and easy to integrate in your busy life.
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Can our minds protect us from getting sick?

How happiness can protect us from illness and improve our sleep.
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3 ways to shift your mindset to cope with stressful times

Learn simple mindset shifts that can help us be more prepared to tackle what the world throws at us!
Easy ways to bring mindfulness to your day

Easy Ways To Bring Mindfulness To Your Day

What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is about being present in the current moment, without thinking about future worries or things that have happened in the past. Mindfulness is a great tool to draw on while we are dealing with COVID-19 because it can reduce stress and negative thinking.
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Why It’s OKAY to Have Off Days During COVID-19

If you’re anything like me, the reality of COVID-19 has well and truly hit. We are in the midst of a scary time, essential workers are under a tonne of pressure and on top of that we have lost the freedom to do what we want with our leisure time.
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Feeling Disconnected? 5 Ways Technology Can Help You Connect

It’s a tricky time for many of us with isolation restricting us from seeing our friends, family and from going out in the community, but don’t worry thanks to the internet there are plenty of solutions so we can all stay connected!
 

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