Time Management

December 17, 2017
Time is on top of the mind of many researchers and in fact, New Scientist (2017, Vol 234, Issue 3128) includes a fascinating article about ‘All the time in the world’ in which Anil Ananthaswamy reviews neuroscientist Dean Buonomano’s book ‘ Your Brain is a Time Machine’. Perhaps the book

Summer Body Confidence #12 Juice Cleanse

December 12, 2017
Cleansing the body a couple of times a year is a great way to reboot the system. It gives the digestive system a break, and allows the body time to process some of those stored toxins and extra fats. A juice cleanse can give the body a break from the normal digestive load we put it under, it can

Summer Body Confidence #11 Rejuvenate The Skin

December 10, 2017
Our skin is quiet often excluded when we think about our organs. The skin is the body’s largest organ and plays a very important role in the body’s ability to function optimally. The skin is not only the body’s main defence mechanisms for the immune system but it is also the body’s main way

Summer Body Confidence #10 Environment

December 10, 2017
Your environment can greatly influence you in both a positive and negative way. Your physical environment such as your home, office, car or community or your emotional environment such as your family, friends or colleagues can all contribute to the way you feel, think and live. A clean house can

Summer Body Confidence #9 Movement

December 8, 2017
Movement – the act of moving is important to everyday health. It is as easy as walking, stretching, swimming or even dancing. Simply moving the body. Not incorporating movement into your daily routine can have serious determinately effects on the body both physically and mentally. When the

Summer Body Confidence #8 Find Flexibility

December 5, 2017
We have called this step ‘finding flexibility’ however we really want to discuss elongating the muscles. Elongating the muscles is simply stretching the muscles: it is stretching the muscle fibres within the muscle and giving you greater flexibility. Without this if you suddenly had to

Summer Body Confidence #7 Breathe

November 23, 2017
The lungs are the body’s essential respiratory organ. They are located within the thoracic cavity, one either side of the heart closer to the backbone. Proper use of the lungs not only fills the body with essential oxygen but it also removes carbon dioxide from the body, massages organs, kick

Summer Body Confidence #6 Protein

November 23, 2017
Proteins are often referred to as the ‘building blocks of life’ and considering it is involved in nearly every body function, you can understand why. Protein is essential for all the hard work the body puts into building and repairing itself. Your muscles, skin, hair, nails, organs and

Summer Body Confidence #5 Greens

November 23, 2017
Greens are a blend of nature’s most nutrient dense super foods; they provide a highly bio-available whole food nutrient to the body. They are absorbed more effectively than those found in synthetic formulations, (eg. mass produced vitamins), and are best ingested in liquid form. Greens are

Summer Body Confidence #4 Gut Health

November 23, 2017
Gut health refers to the small and large intestines in our digestive tract. Billions of microorganisms live inside our gut and help break down our food for absorption and elimination. Having a balanced and healthy gut is vital if you want to maintain a strong immune system and a healthy digestive

Summer Body Confidence #3 Sunshine

November 23, 2017
For a long time now many health professionals have advised us to avoid the sun due to its negative effects on our skin in the way of skin cancers. This combined with long office days; television and computer games have resulted in many of us not getting enough old-fashioned sunshine on our skin.

Summer Body Confidence #2 Positive Self Talk

November 23, 2017
Self-talk is the chitter chatter that goes on inside our head and the conversations we have with ourselves. Just like any conversations we have, this talk can be both positive and negative. But more times than not we are our own worst critic and can be very hard on ourselves. The majority of the