Feeling stressed from time to time is completely normal. No one lives a completely stress-free life! Your body is designed to cope with these bursts of stress.
Stress is your body's natural response to demands placed upon it. It fuels your body with the necessary resources to get it out of danger and into safety.
On the other hand, feeling stressed all the time can be very detrimental to yo... ››› more
There's nothing worse than having a go-go-go kind of day, is there? In the moment it feels impossible to focus and relax and all you feel is the stress rising inside of you!
But here's the good news - yoga can really help prevent you from getting keyed-up even on the most chaotic days. Yoga helps relieve stress and anxiety by keeping you focused on your breath instead of all the worries racing ... ››› more
You know that you need to get enough sleep every night to be more energetic and productive during your wake hours. But you also know that it's easier said than done! Luckily, I've got a few secrets up my sleeve...
Read on for three simple tools that will help you create a bedtime ritual to calm your mind and prepare your body for the best sleep ever - every night!
Three tips to create a bedt... ››› more
Wouldn't it be great if you could reset and speed up your metabolism to turn into a lean, mean calorie-burning machine in just one day? Well, you can!
For a long time, the media has been punting all the ways to strengthen your willpower, lose weight and get in tip-top shape in the fastest possible way. While it sometimes works for some people, the downside to it is that the results are only tem... ››› more
Do you suffer from frequent headaches or allergies? How about fatigue or skin rashes? And autoimmunity?
If you answered, “yes, yes, yes!” then I'm sure you're desperately seeking ways to put these miserable conditions to an end. Luckily, you've come to the right place - I'm about to tell you exactly what's causing these symptoms plus how you can solve the root problem.
You've probably he... ››› more
Just because obesity genes run in your family doesn't mean you have to sit back and accept that you're destined for weight gain. While it's true that genes can predispose you to chronic conditions like obesity, type 2 diabetes and heart disease, it's actually pretty rare.
A study published back in 2013 backs this theory up. The study, which was focused on obesity and genes, identified 32 genes ... ››› more
The festive season is quickly coming to an end and right now you're probably thinking about jumping on the detox bandwagon. Forget juice cleanses that only leave you feeling hungry, angry and stressed out - there are simpler, more effective ways to keep your body clean!
Let's take a look at the two different kinds of toxins - tangible and intangible ones. Tangible toxins are related to what you... ››› more
You start a diet. You cut back on calories. You lose a few kilos. Then, after a few short months, you get over the diet. Your body rebels. You binge or overeat. Your body holds onto fat. You gain the weight back. You decide to go on a diet again and the vicious cycle begins again…
Then there comes a time when your body just can't take it anymore and you start thinking that life would be so mu... ››› more
Stress is a natural and very common consequence of a jam-packed schedule. While the best way to manage it is to avoid overloading your diary, this isn't always possible.
Luckily, there are ways you can sneak in a little R&R throughout the day. Whether you take the time to renew or not will affect your health and relationships as well as make or break your performance at work, so be sure to chec... ››› more
I don't know about you, but during the winter months I hibernate in my house with fast food binges and late sleep-ins on rotation (yikes!). Nothing can get me out of bed when it's freezing outside!
Now with spring here, it's time to get moving!
Spring symbolises rebirth and renewal, making it the perfect time of year to do a detox and supercharge your system. I'm not talking about taking pow... ››› more
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