Why Springtime Brings Happiness

Sep 11, 2020 2:00:00 PM

If you’re feeling an extra spring in your step, you’re not alone! Scientists tell us that the start of spring can radically improve your mood and that those longer, warmer, sunnier days – with a promise of summer – bring an extra bit of cheer, and a feeling of happiness and hopefulness to most of us. Not convinced? Take a look at these scientific reasons* why springtime brings a little bit of happiness.


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Topics: Health and Wellbeing, COVID-19, Buying and Selling Property

Financial Health vs. Mental Health

Nov 10, 2018 2:04:00 PM

Your debt may well be costing you more than just the interest you’re repaying! Research shows there’s a clear link between your financial health and your mental health, with some studies reporting a higher risk of mental health problems amongst people who have debt. Having just acknowledged Mental Health Awareness week in October, it’s a good time to remind ourselves of the importance of maintaining good mental and financial health.


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Topics: Mortgages, Health Insurance, Financial Health, finance health check, Health and Wellbeing, NZ Mortgage Adviser, Mental Health

Beat the winter blues

Jul 13, 2018 10:00:00 AM

If your mood has plummeted along with the temperature, you’re not alone! As well as the cold, rain and even snow, winter can bring some serious changes to our health and wellbeing. The winter blues are usually heralded by fatigue, a need for more sleep, carb cravings, and even depression. We’re sharing these 5 hacks to help you beat the winter blues.


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Topics: Mortgages, Health Insurance, Financial Health, Health and Wellbeing, NZ Mortgage Adviser, Winter Blues

A Digital Detox

Mar 16, 2018 12:00:00 AM

As our lives become increasingly busier and cluttered with all things digital, it’s harder than ever to simply switch off. And yet, switching off is often exactly what we need. If you find yourself reaching for your phone each morning first thing, it may be time to take a digital detox. Here’s why and how you can do just that.


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Topics: Health and Wellbeing, Digital Detox