Wellness

Because its time for change.

By | October 25th, 2018|Wellness|

Words by: Conor Patton, Chief Auctioneer, Bayleys Real Estate. That was the theme and the title of the 2018 New Zealand Housing Summit, hosted by the New Zealand Green Building Council. And scores of people from various industries and walks of life were there because they believed in the cause. Amongst them were dozens of [...]

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A new day dawning – Talking honest music with Holly Arrowsmith

By | June 21st, 2018|Wellness|

In our culture of fame chasing and instant gratification, hard work and process can often become overshadowed. It can also cast a large weight on reality, endorsing the unattainable standard of consistent happiness or 'no bad days.' The work of Holly Arrowsmith is testament to the beauty and power of vulnerability in lyrical form. With [...]

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Wellness Homes

By | May 23rd, 2018|Wellness|

Finding your happy place. Words by: Conor Patton   Just this year, the first ever in-depth research to analyze the global wellness real estate and communities sector was released in a landmark report entitled ‘Build Well to Live Well.’ It’s comprehensive, some 170 pages, and put together by the Global Wellness Institute (GWI), the leading [...]

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Broadly Speaking Event

By | April 30th, 2018|Curated, Play, Wellness|

Broadly Speaking is back in Christchurch on Tuesday 15th March with 6 influential key speakers 'telling it as it is'. After first starting in 2015 and hosting their first Auckland Event last month, it is now time for Christchurch to enjoy Broadly Speaking again. This year, we are pleased to announce Societe is on board [...]

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One small step, one giant leap

By | February 20th, 2018|Wellness|

  "Complaining about the world while doing nothing is unacceptable. This is our world and these are our problems to solve. Today, businesses are ruling the world, so to change we need to look at how we do business. Money fuels the economy, but 'profit at any cost' will cost us everything. We [...]

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Transformative grief – the power of using art to heal

By | December 13th, 2017|Wellness|

"To make living itself an art, that is the goal" were words once spoken by Henry Miller. In the case of Cloud Workshop, children bearing the weight of this while loved ones live no longer is the catalyst behind assisting young ones to channel grief and loss in a creative and healthy way. Throughout history, [...]

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Societe people – Jac Lewis from The Broad Place

By | November 17th, 2017|Wellness|

Jacqui Lewis is a powerhouse, to say the least. Attend one of her high grade living talks in Aus and you’ll attest to the description of her being engaging, witty, and down to earth. She speaks with clearness, a calm eloquence, and takes her hands through delicate motions as she shares her story and speaks [...]

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3 small changes to your morning routine that will transform your entire day

By | October 29th, 2017|Wellness|

If you've been finding it hard to get out of bed in the morning, maybe it's time to look at your current habits and decide whether you're in need of a morning overhaul!  The first few hours of the day set the tone for everything that comes after, so if you're looking to seize the [...]

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How to use detox water this long weekend

By | October 22nd, 2017|Wellness|

After a long weekend filled with drinks and cheese platters it's not unsurprising if you feel a little in need of a detox.  These days, there's a detox to suit every individual.  You may have heard of - or even tried - detox smoothies, soups, or even just a hot cup of lemon water to [...]

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What we learned from watching ‘Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things’

By | September 29th, 2017|Wellness|

It's no secret that we live in a world of consumption.  But just how much do you consume, and how much does this constant-need for the newer-better-thing, consume you?  Worse even, could these impulse purchases actually be having an effect on your happiness in this world?    It wasn't until we watched Netflix's Minimalism: A Documentary [...]

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