Health

5 Steps To a Healthier You

You don’t need to wait for a new year to focus on being a healthier version of yourself, you can make the changes to your lifestyle right now. Here are 5 great ideas to put into practice: An initiative launched over a decade ago by Paul, Maru and Stella McCartney –...

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Six Secrets for Glowing Skin

You’ve been told that ‘you’re worth it’ and to ‘love the skin you’re in’ by cosmetic manufacturers a million times.  But your body deserves better than the truckload of chemicals packaged into many mainstream moisturisers and creams.   Luckily there are some simple...

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Four Tips for Fabulous 40’s

“Forty is the new thirty!” they promised me as I blew out the candles and ushered in a new decade.  But, honestly, it was all lies. Forty is NOT the new thirty. It’s a hard decade for your body. The skin on your face begins to succumb to gravity, your breasts are...

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Space for Mental Health

Health and wellness  is so much more than just physical fitness, it’s also about emotional and mental health.  But taking care of your whole body is something many of us tend to overlook. While physical health is often as simple as choosing exercise, proper nutrition,...

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Exercising and Pregnancy

While most women will want to maintain fitness during pregnancy, you don’t want to do anything that could put yourself or your baby at risk. There is so much conflicting information out there, but you’ll be pleased to know that many forms of exercise have benefits...

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Breakfast: the most annoying meal of the day

Mornings are crazy in houses all over the world, there are partners to get out the door, school lunches to pack, backpacks to ready, school projects to wrestle into the car, bums to wipe, teeth to clean, shoes to tie, work outfits to throw on, and the exhausting list...

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Strength Training You Can Do At Home

Lives are getting busier and it’s hard to fit in work, kids, couple-time, AND exercise.  So my husband and I decided to combine a few things and try getting stronger at home together. All we needed was some basic equipment, a systematic approach, and a positive...

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Natural Sweeteners at Your Local Shop

Refined sugar has been around since the dawn of the industrialised nations, but its effect on humankind has been less than sweet.  It’s played a leading role in the spike of obesity, diabetes, tooth decay, heart conditions, and even cancer. Luckily, there are plenty...

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Choosing to Cheer Others On

For many years now I have understood the importance of being an encourager.  It has been my goal to ensure that what I say is focused on building others up rather than tearing them down. And while I don’t claim to have quite perfected this practice yet, I have found...

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