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Robyn Pearce: No time for exercise? 'Snack' on it

on Friday, 01 November 2013.

Robyn Pearce: No time for exercise? 'Snack' on it

An article published in the NZ Herald by Robyn Pearce

How often have you heard people say 'I don't have time to exercise'? (Or said it yourself!).

The common wisdom is that we have to exercise for hours a week to make any real difference. For years I ran the same story-line. With a busy life and often on the road, eventually I gave up trying to maintain gym memberships and for a long time the weight just kept creeping up.

Sensational Summer Salads

on Wednesday, 21 June 2017.

Sensational Summer Salads

Discover how to make stand out salads that everyone will love (and which will boost your family's health as well.)

You'll hear about Lauren Parsons 'Sensational Salad Blueprints' which allow you to combine a range of seasonal textures and flavours in the right combinations to create a delicious dish.

Recipes inclued.

Seven ways to ensure a GREAT day!

on Thursday, 27 March 2014.

Seven ways to ensure a GREAT day!

Do rainy days and Mondays ever get you down?

This article explains seven practical strategies that will instantly lift your mood and make every day a great one.

Never allow another day to bring you down... read on for these seven fundamentals of happiness to find out how!

Sixteen Stress Busters

on Friday, 27 March 2015.

Sixteen Stress Busters

Stress affects us all and can be both good and bad. The key is mastering how to manage stress well!

Here are sixteen practical strategies to deal with stress.

While they are all important, numbers 1, 10 and 16 are the most vital for the majority of people.

Read on...

 

Ten Easy Ways to Cut Down On Sugar

on Wednesday, 08 April 2015.

Ten Easy Ways to Cut Down On Sugar

Processed sugar is very detrimental to our health, but avoiding it can be tricky seeing as it's included in almost all of the products we find at the supermarket.

So where do you start?

Here are my top practical steps you can take right now to reduce processed sugar.

They will leave you feeling energised and vibrant not hungry or deprived, and as a bonus will save you money!

Ten Simple Ways to Drop Body Fat

on Tuesday, 10 September 2013.

Ten Simple Ways to Drop Body Fat

There are a number of ways to reduce body fat, with the main principle being changing the balance between the energy we take in (food and drinks) and the energy we use (through everyday life, movement and exercise.)

The aim is to increase the energy we use and/or reduce the energy we take in. As well as this basic principle, it's also important to...

Ten Tips to Keep Your Kids Well This Winter

on Sunday, 12 July 2015.

Ten Tips to Keep Your Kids Well This Winter

Why is it that some kids come down with every bug about and others don't?

The single most important barrier between your child and nasty winter bugs, is their very own immune system.

Here are 10 top tips from Naturopath Georgia Harding on how to support your child's immune army to keep your kids well this winter.

Ten Top Training Tips

on Tuesday, 03 June 2014.

Ten Top Training Tips

Here is how to get the most out of your training and to feel amazing!

1 Set realistic goals that inspire you. Remember everyone's starting points are different and you need to set goals that suit YOU!

2 Break it down. What are...

 

The Benefits of Coaching

on Monday, 22 February 2016.

The Benefits of Coaching

Coaching helps people to live a more fulfilled life.

It can help you gain insight into where you are at and to develop a clear vision of how you would like life to be. Best of all, it helps you bridge that gap and teaches you strategies to overcome any obstacles along the way.

Not often in life do we... read more

The Power of Vunerability

on Thursday, 10 March 2016.

The Power of Vunerability

Watch this incredible TED Talk by Storyteller/Researcher Brene Brown.

Brown shares the key to experiencing life to the full.

Her talk will move you, challenge you and inspire you to live, work and parent in a new way.

The Secret to Happiness & Success

on Tuesday, 23 February 2016.

The Secret to Happiness & Success

Discover the fundamental shift in the 'happiness equation' that is required to create true happiness.

Shawn Achor author of The Happiness Advantage outlines how increasing happiness can change individuals, communities and the world.

Watch this outstanding and entertaining message in which he shares 5 practical ways to train your brain for happiness!

The Sunny Side of Life

on Friday, 25 October 2013.

The Sunny Side of Life

There is nothing quite like getting out into the great outdoors! We are designed to be in nature, to breath fresh air and to get sunlight on our skin and into our eyes.

We all know that sunlight is essential for Vitamin D which helps your body absorb and use Calcium. The recommendations are to expose large areas of skin for short periods daily.
(e.g. 5-20 mins)

What is less commonly known is the effect a lack of sunlight can have on.... 

TV Interview on Overcoming Cravings

on Thursday, 10 May 2018.

TV Interview on Overcoming Cravings

Ever wish you could curb your cravings?

Listen into this tv interview with Dylan Black to hear Lauren's top tips to understand and overcome cravings.

Hear which foods to avoid and which to prioritise, how to prepare in advance to better manage cravings and the suprising role sunlight has to play.

 

Unexpected Lessons Learnt at Running 101

on Friday, 25 October 2013.

Unexpected Lessons Learnt at Running 101

You may already know that I am doing Sport Manawatu's running course at present. It has been fantastic to be part of a team of ladies all working towards a common goal; to complete the August Half Marathon (preferably in good spirits!) and for some in a good time as well!

While out on a training run last week along the gorgeous bridal track I was reflecting on all that I am learning as part of the programme. Here are just a few things.

  

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