February 13, 2018

VIDEO: Intro to Mental Health (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #1 in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness. This conversation is heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy.
February 14, 2018

Parents, PLEASE don’t give your kids alcohol

“In New Zealand, alcohol causes the most admissions to emergency departments, while 10% of drinkers cannot not stop once they start drinking and 8% have had a blackout while drinking” The 2014 Global Drugs Survey tells the painful truth. It gets worse every year.
February 14, 2018

Raising healthy kids is easy

With regards kids’ food, it’s not too late to change your kid’s taste buds. It may take a bit of time but the trick is to make small changes so they don’t even notice. Add fresh veges onto a plate when you know they are hungry. Always offer veges first.
February 14, 2018

VIDEO: Jason on ‘The Happiness Trap’ (2019)

We often mistake pleasure for happiness. Happiness is internal. Pleasure (though as wonderful as it is and an essential part of the human experience), is external and can become addictive and reduce happiness. So how do we genuinely get happier?
February 15, 2018

How do I get my kids to eat more veggies?

The moment I knew I had made it as a parent was the day Joel burst into tears at dinner because Luke had taken more salad than he had. That was the heavenly moment every parent craves. My kids have been known to fight over who gets the last veg.
February 16, 2018

VIDEO: Depression linked to Money? (2015)

Here is a short exceptional health video speaking broadly about Mental Health, Depression, Money & Happiness. These short clips were originally filmed when we were 'The Exceptional Health Company' however they were so popular, here they are again.
February 17, 2018

VIDEO: NZ Depression Alcohol (from 2020 podcast)

This video is #4 in a series of 8 from a 2020 podcast focused on mental health and happiness. It is a relaxed chat about what can cause unhappiness and what we can do to create happiness. This conversation is heavily influenced by the centenarian cultures philosophy.
February 17, 2018

Teenagers, Tweenagers, Children & Alcohol – 1 of 9

Kids drinking just means a much higher likelihood they will abuse alcohol with drinking problems as adults. The longer they wait, the lower the risk of emotional damage. ‘The 16 year old died after consuming a bottle of vodka at a school ball.’
December 21, 2018

Teenagers, Tweenagers, Children & Alcohol – 2 of 9

It is a middle class obsession, the idea that younger children should be introduced to alcohol. The earlier children are introduced to alcohol, the more likely they are to become binge drinkers as teenagers and heavy drinkers as adults. Fact.