Top five simple things to do to reduce daily stress Whether you’re a busy mum, climbing a career ladder or a just trying to get through uni exams, we all experience some stress in our lives. In fact, Australians stress levels are on the rise with 44%* (https://www.psychology.org.au/Assets/Files/PW15-SR.pdf) of us concerned about our personal he ..
Massage can be a great addition to your training to improve recovery time between exercises, enhance flexibility and help your overall health and wellbeing. Not everyone can make it to a massage therapist on a regular schedule, but you can still get lots of the benefits through incorporating foam rolling or by using a therapeutic massa ..
Sleep deprivation affects so many things that we don’t think about. Everything from our muscle-building ability to our alertness and moods. It’s easier to disregard the importance of sleep because we usually just fix it with a coffee. When you start to understand how important sleep is to your body, your strength, y ..
World famous health guru Dr Andrew Weil (http://www.drweil.com/), explains which foods help (and which can harm) your complexion. Nutritious foods can fuel your immune system and fights infection. But these foods help support our skin's defence too. They give skin the power it needs to help battle acne-causing bacteria. GOOD FOODS Th ..
You know the saying "Don't go to bed angry", well, it's true. Holding onto tension and unresolved issues can affect us mentally and emotionally. This in turn means we are not getting quality sleep and our performance can suffer the next day. Here are some 'never to repeat' things we should all try to avoid right before we hit the hay. ..
It can be hard finding exactly the right gift for mum on Mother’s Day, so why not give her the gift of good health. Modern studies have shown that massage can be used to successfully treat a variety of disorders, including Arthritis (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/luxurious-massage-chair), Anxiety (http://www.cardiotech.com.au/luxurious-ma ..
The essence of meditation is to focus your attention, so that “mental clutter” — everyday thoughts of work, chores or worries — fall away. This can bring a sense of calmness, peacefulness and balance, as well as new insights and clarity. In time, you may find that these results linger with you long after the meditation s ..
Why it causes weight gain: If feeling stressed has become the norm for you it may be playing havoc with your weight. Stress related to work, personal relationships and finances are associated with weight gain, found research published in the American Journal of Epidemiology. In response to a stressful situation your body releases a cocktail ..