All posts by Jessica Vernon

8 Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation

Although mindfulness has only recently become a buzzword in western society, it actually originated as an ancient Eastern philosophy that has been taught in Buddhism and yoga for centuries. According to Jon Kabat-Zinn, who created the Centre for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society “mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, […]

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Why You Should Pay Yourself First

Paying yourself first sets you up for an abundant future. Putting money into savings is not only a good habit financially; it also grows your confidence around money. When you have a good relationship with money, you will start to attract more money! Paying yourself first means a part of everything you earn is yours […]

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Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway

On my drive home from work the other day, I put one of my favourite songs on and started singing along very loudly, as I often do. As I was driving along, the wonderful memories of all the good times I’ve had with music started flooding back to me. And that’s when it hit me. […]

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Random Acts of Kindness

Every month, the eQ team looks forward to the excitement and adventure that we call “Team Time”. Sometimes we have fun activities such as trampolining and paintball; sometimes Team Time is focused around team bonding activities that are designed to help us get to know each other better and work together as a team and […]

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Mastering Your Work-Life Balance

When you’re so focused on work, family, friends and everything else going on in your life, it’s easy to forget to look after yourself. Life becomes dull and exhausting and your energy and motivation starts to decline. You fall into a routine of work, eat, sleep, repeat. When this happens, it’s important to realise you […]

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5 Ways to Reignite the Spark in Your Relationship

Relationships take constant nurturing to keep them healthy and strong. Here are 5 things you can do to reconnect with each other and fall in love all over again. 1. Get to know each other all over again Plan a date night once a week and alternate who decides what you are going to do. […]

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3 Simple Ways to Be More Productive

At the start of every year, we return to work refreshed, relaxed and with a sense of excitement of what the year will bring. However, as our summer tan begins to fade and our holiday becomes a distant memory, we tend to get back into the same old routine again. You can become more productive […]

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How to Find the Perfect Job

The perfect job? Is there such a thing? Yes, there is – and that job is waiting for you to find it! Patience, persistence, and an open mind are key traits to have while you’re searching for your dream job. There are also a few things you can do that will help speed up your […]

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Be Happy Now Challenge

In today’s world, materialism is at its peak. From fancy cars to designer clothes, people are chasing ‘shiny objects’, believing that they’ll find happiness within those material things. However, even when they get the new things they so desperately wanted, they continue to strive for them. It’s a never-ending cycle of instant gratification. Yet people […]

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