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8 time saving hacks for working mums

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As working mothers there just never seems to be enough hours in the day to get it all done. Try out these realistic hacks to bring the balance back into your life: Prioritise your sleep. We all know that functioning on too little sleep can lead to irritability, inefficiency and ultimately, health issues. If you…

Overcoming the Overwhelm

Why you’re feeling overwhelmed – and what to do. If, like many of us, you have a ‘to do’ list that reaches from here to infinity and it just keeps growing, it’s time to make some changes your list. LISTS The first step to not allowing this to get you down is to recognise that…

The Power of a Positive Mindset

So what is a positive mindset? We particularly love this description from Kendra Cherry at Very Well Mind (2017B): “[P]ositive thinking actually means approaching life’s challenges with a positive outlook. It does not necessarily mean avoiding or ignoring the bad things; instead, it involves making the most of the potentially bad situations, trying to see…

Building your immunity

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Your Immune System Marches On Its Stomach Like any fighting force, the immune system marches on its stomach. It needs good, regular nutrition to stay strong if it is to offer protection from various illnesses. If you are restricting your food intake, don’t eat the recommended 5+ vegetables per day then you could have lower…

Incidental Exercise – What is it and how does it help us?

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We can make a considerable difference to our health, fitness and weight just by incorporating more movement into our day. Not only does regular motion keep the body more supple and the mind clearer, every movement uses energy. Becoming more sedentary as we get older means we lose this valuable and beneficial effect on the…

Tweak your week

Sometimes small changes can make a big difference to our wellbeing. Instead of stressing about not fitting exercise into your busy working week, consider wider options. Perhaps take an early morning class. This will set you up well for the day ahead, not only helping you to feel calmer and more focused but will leave…

How Do I Recognise Hunger Signals?

One reason that many of us are not at the best weight for our body is because, somewhere along the line, we stopped listening to our body signals that naturally tell us when we’re hungry and when we’re full. The signals are still there, but we’re out of practice when it comes to paying attention…

“I can’t do yoga – I’m just not flexible”

If we had $1 for every time we’ve heard this comment… Let me ask you – do swimmers improve their times by not swimming… do golfers reduce their handicap by not practicing or do yoga instructors become flexible through not practicing yoga? No doubt you get the point. There isn’t anyone who can’t benefit from…

5 Ways to Embed a New Habit

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To establish a new habit, we need a certain amount of discipline. There are however some tricks to make the process easier, whether it’s adding something new to your life or stopping something you’ve been doing for years, we’ve put together some tips and tricks to make things easier. 1. Remove Temptation If you planning to…

Six Foods which help reduce Anxiety

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Anxiety is suffered by many people and is characterised by constant nervousness and worry, sometimes related to poor brain health. Here are 6 foods which can help lower the severity of symptoms: 1. SALMON Containing nutrients that promote brain health, Salmon contains vitamin D and the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA. EPA and DHA…