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WHY RESISTANCE TRAINING IS GOOD FOR YOU

Hate exercise?

I know, us too...but we gotta do it so let's do it smart! 

The exercise you were doing in your 20's will be vastly different to what you do in your 40's, 50's and beyond. As we head north of 40 it can be harder to see results, but with a switch up in what you are doing and focusing on how you 'feel' results can be achieved.

Did you know that resistance training has many health benefits, especially as we age! Hormones, menopause and general bone health can all benefit...

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WHAT CAN IMPACT HAPPY HORMONES

If you've ever wondered just what happy hormones are and if they actually exist then read on. Any woman can experience the odd irregular cycle that’s a bit more ‘crampy’ than a normal period, or a minor mood fluctuation in the latter couple of weeks of her cycle – however, regularly experiencing pain or discomfort though common is most definitely not normal and therefore should be assessed by a health professional so it can be resolved.

Optimal female hormone health,...

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HEALTHY CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP

The days and nights are colder and not only is a warming bowl of chicken noodle soup good for the soul but also for your immunity. A healthy home made chicken noodle soup will nourish you from the inside out, plus you can make a big batch in advance for the days and nights you just can't be bothered cooking and you can also freeze for later. Oh, and  chicken noodle soup is always a delightful gift to receive, so drop some off to someone you love too!

What you need

1 litre quality...

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FIVE UNEXPECTED WAYS STRESS MANIFESTS IN YOUR BODY

Stress is something most of us cannot avoid, especially over the past couple of years! In uncertain times we are likely going to concoct some serious angst and this can show up in a few ways we wouldn’t expect.

Among other things stress can show in your hair, skin, nails, eyes and cognitive function. When a cascade of stress hormones like Cortisol and Adrenaline throws your system out of balance then it’s time to take action. Being aware of how stress is manifesting in your body...

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF JOURNALING

The relationship we have with ourselves is the most important relationship we will ever have. By learning to journal, we can cultivate a healthier internal dialogue and build positive self-esteem. 

Why journal?

Journaling helps us understand why we do things the way we do and what our limiting beliefs may be.

 As we journal and get down to the nitty-gritty of our thoughts and behaviours we learn to remove limiting beliefs and cultivate more positive and expansive...

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HOW TO RECOGNISE PERSONAL GROWTH

Have you ever wondered if you are moving in the right direction in life? You’re more aware, conscious of making the correct choices and creating positive health and wellness changes but how do you gauge personal growth?

It’s time to give yourself the internal stamp of approval and give yourself credit for all the good stuff you’re now doing.

Here’s a few signs you’re moving in the right direction…

Work

You’ve let go of the Sunday night anxieties and...

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WHAT NOT TO DO WHEN ANXIETY IS CREEPING

Anxiety can lurk or linger and sometimes it can come seemingly from nowhere. However sometimes we can be doing things in our daily routines to amplify anxiety Being able to recognise the things we shouldn’t be doing that may likely exacerbate anxiety can help with overall wellbeing.

If your anxiety is hard to get under control please talk with your GP or health professional.

Here's a few things to consider and adjust when anxiety is creeping.

Assume & Catastrophise

Why:...

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DIY NON TOXIC YOGA MAT CLEANER

When you're ready to hit the pavement or the yoga mat you want your gear to be fresh and clean. While you can throw your clothes or even shoes in the washing machine, your yoga mat is another story.  Have you ever given a thought to what may be lurking on your workout equiptment and especially your yoga mat? Let's also think about ways we bring more non toxic cleaners into our lives and bless of the harmful chemicals.

Banish the bugs.

To ensure every time you roll out your mat it is...

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FIVE WAYS TO RELEASE EMOTIONAL TRAUMA FROM THE BODY

Trauma is something we often think of as negative and associate with pain or an accident but it can also be an energy or imprint of a stressful event that we store throughout the body.

It’s important to be aware of our traumatic experiences and the affect this might take on us. Understanding how trauma can manifest is the first step in freeing ourselves from it.

Some of us fail to recognise the signs our traumas because we consider only big, heavy and really disturbing events to be...

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BUDGET IDEAS FOR CATCH UPS WITH FRIENDS

Sometimes we just want to catch up with friends but when the budget is stretched the thought of doing the usual dinner in a noisy restaurant just doesn't feel right. We crave connection and the good things that good friends can bring to a catch-up. So how do get all of that and not break the budget? 

Host a Potluck Dinner Party
Invite your most fun pals to your place with their favourite dish to share! You could allocate entrée, main and dessert, a cuisine theme (how about Hawaiian...

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