Chronic tardiness is all about your personality type, says psychology expert Alice Boyes  Personality types can overlap and blend, but if lateness is a character trait you wish to change, then identifying root causes is a good place to start.  The people pleaser People pleasers are late because

From global antibiotic resistance to eco-friendly hair products, how we manage our health has a strong impact on the world  The recently released Antimicrobial Resistance – Implications for New Zealanders report by The Royal Society compiled evidence on what impacts antimicrobial resistance would have in New Zealand. With many

We live in an age of constant communication, but for many that means we've never felt so remote. Ditch the screen and get connected old-skool style with these tips.  Words Jai Breitnauer 1. Be unavailable Between answering emails, texting your husband and checking your holiday snaps have uploaded on

Fancy a bit of chair yoga? Wilhemeema Isabella Monroe from SOUL Business Revolution shares hot tips for keeping moving without getting off your butt  They say sitting in chairs could be the new smoking; in 20 years’ time we will ask ourselves, why did we ever do

Check out the Autumn issue of Good - your May/June issue to find Natalie Cyra's interview with Jason Shon Bennett, health researcher and author of the new book, My 20 Golden Rules  Check out the Autumn issue of Good - your May/June issue to find Natalie Cyra's

As Bette David once put it - old age is no place for sissies. Good's Jai Breitnauer contemplates what it means to be older these days  Words Jai Breitnauer 1. There are more of us New Zealand is getting older, with 13 percent of the population over 65, while

Good's editor Jai Breitnauer looks at the problem with pork  Daniel Todd with his wife Claire on their farm in the Tararua Ranges. Image credit Dan Henry  If you watch Country Calendar, then on Saturday you’re in for a real treat. Daniel Todd, owner of Woody’s Farm near Levin,

Golden syrup and baking soda give these old favourites flavour and crispness. Ingredients: 125g butter2 tbsp golden syrup1 cup flour1 cup sugar3/4 cup desiccated coconut1 cup rolled oats1 tsp baking soda2 tbsp boiling water Preheat oven to 180°C. Gently melt butter and golden syrup together. In a

The Department of Conservation's Battle for our Birds was launched last year against the millions of rodents and stoats plaguing our beech forests and to protect the native birds, bats and giant land snails deemed most at risk. The programme included drops of 1080-laced cereal

Try these five-minute mindfulness exercises courtesy of clinical psychologist, Chantal Hofstee  Research shows that practising mindfulness has an incredible effect on the brain, lowering stress levels, depression and anxiety, and increasing emotional balance, creativity and how well your body regulates itself. No wonder big businesses such

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