To Thrive or Not to Thrive

To thrive or not to thrive?

By 5th Place | November 23, 2023

In a world that seems to move from crisis to crisis how does one stay on track, how does one remain hopeful, upbeat and purposeful? In these circumstances is it realistic to seek to thrive?

How laughter strengthens health and reduces stress

By 5th Place | November 22, 2023

Dive into the science of laughter to learn how it can boost your mood, improve your health, and enhance your emotional fitness.

Hold lighter the outcome

By 5th Place | November 17, 2023

A long awaited break in an ancient area results in some unanticipated surprises and a different experience to what was expected.

The surprising benefits of stress on skin health

The surprising benefits of stress on skin health

By 5th Place | November 14, 2023

While stress is often seen as a negative influence on health, it can surprisingly enhance the skin’s barrier function.

What kind of world

What kind of world

By 5th Place | November 10, 2023

A post intended to incite does, and in the process reminds us to come back and focus on what we really want.

Stress and sleep disturbances

Stress and sleep disturbances

By 5th Place | November 8, 2023

Stress and sleep disturbances are intricately linked, often creating a cycle that can severely impact our overall well-being and quality of life.

To be a champion

To be a champion

By 5th Place | November 2, 2023

A heart stopping World Cup Rugby final won by the narrowest of margins. The joy of victory is not accomplished without intense training, careful planning and precise practice.

Short term stress can induce creative thinking

Short term stress can induce creative thinking

By 5th Place | November 1, 2023

Discover the sweet spot between stress and creativity, and how managing stress can unlock innovative solutions for a healthier life.

Not just a toe dip

Not just a toe dip

By 5th Place | October 27, 2023

Having a purpose is important but not that easy to attain. Like dipping a toe into a cold river it can be uncomfortable. It takes work to live a purposeful life but it is very worth it.

Stress can make you more empathic

How stress can actually be good for you

By 5th Place | October 26, 2023

Discover the surprising link between stress and empathy for better stress management and wellbeing.