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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.
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!
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.
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!
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...
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.
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
Did you know that we have over 60,000 thoughts every day and around 70% of these are the same thoughts as the day before?
Follow three simple steps to improve and protect your thoughts and enhance your life
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!
Knowledge gives us options.
When you know how to poach a perfect egg, you are equipped with a healthy 'go to meal' that takes just minutes to cook. It can save you hassle, stress and money while also looking after your waistline and your health.
I used to treat poached eggs as a dine-out only option as I had no idea how to cook them properly, until I discovered this secret...
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....
Do you use "Chunking", do you "Eat a Frog" every day or use this 101 minute cycle?
Listen into this tv interview with Dylan Black to hear Lauren's practical strategies to massively boost your productivity.
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.