Time to Drop those Covid Kilos!

With more of us being creative in the kitchen in 2020, but also eating more snacks and storing those COVID kilos, it’s time to lose some kgs! The Meditteranean diet (or ‘Med diet’) has long been proven to be an “effective strategy to help manage weight and improve health” (The European Food Information Council). The […]

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CBD Oil – The New Wellness Trend

Breaking News… (cue hot news story music – “do be be do be do be do”) CBD Oil. The Cannabis Derived Wellness Trend. You may have heard of friends overseas (in the US for example) touting about its benefits for a few years, for anything from acne to chronic pain, anxiety, stress and cancer related […]

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Stressed? Turn up the Tunes!

Ever sung at the top of your lungs to some tunes in the car and felt pretty good afterwards? There’s a good reason for it (and keep it up!). Music has been a remedy for stress since the beginning of time. It is through music that cultures throughout history have expressed feelings and communicated with […]

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How to Train Your Brain!

Regular workouts get our body in shape. No doubt. But have you ever thought of a workout for the mind? Turns out that exercise trains the mind, but not all exercise is equally effective. Using the latest research, online magazine Inverse recently outlined optimal exercises to boost brain health: The simple act of walking(!) even […]

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Exercise Music – A Legal Performance Drug!

For many of us, cranking up the tunes has become essential for a satisfying workout. And the evidence is in! According to the Scientific American, peak performance is actually supported by music: “Music distracts people from pain and fatigue, elevates mood, increases endurance, reduces perceived effort and may even promote metabolic efficiency. When listening to […]

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Build Muscle to Boost Your Mood!

Feeling a little anxious? You’re not alone 🙂 Build some muscle to boost your mood! It’s common knowledge here in Oz (the country of fitness enthusiasts and sports lovers!), that exercising and breaking a sweat is a wonderful antidote to a stressful day. People have long relied on exercise to help soothe anxiety. Moving the […]

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It’s Time For Radical Self Care!

Radical self care has never been more important. Taking care of others (ie. your kids!) before you take care of yourself, can wear out your body and soul over time. (Psychology Today) One of the most empowering ways to prioritise your self care is by practicing deep relaxation techniques. Deep relaxation “quietens your mind and […]

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Has 2020 Left You Stressed?: Practice Concentrated Rest

Craving less stress, a healthier body and increased productivity at the moment? You’re not alone. Usually after a long year, the summer holidays provide much needed respite from the daily grind. But last year was different. With the pandemic affecting our lives in so many unexpected ways, our minds and bodies have not been able […]

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