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Do You Use Food As A Reward?

Ever woken up early to go on a 20 minute run and then spent the rest of the workday rewarding yourself for your efforts with food?  I used to use food like my bronze, silver and gold medals.  If I did a 30 minutes workout, you got a bronze medal […]

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Do You Jump Out Of Bed?

How many of you hit the ‘snooze’ button this morning?  “Just one more time” you tell yourself.  These photos that I see of people’s alarm clocks – while hilarious – are also the BEST way to feel WORSE waking up.  That little bit of extra sleep that you think you […]

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Are You Going Crazy?

October is World Mental Health Month.  The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines mental health as the state of well-being in which every individual with their own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and is able to make a contribution to their community.  Nearly half […]

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Health Hacks with Epsom Salts

What is epsom salt?  It is made of naturally occurring minerals magnesium and sulphate.  It’s a time tested mineral compound that’s been proven to have considerable health benefits with dozens of uses.  Doctors warn us that a lack of magnesium – of which many Australians suffer – can contribute to […]

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The Elimination Cycle

Why do you eat food?  For nutrients, for enjoyment, or a combination of both?  A good balance between the two is healthy and necessary, but as a society, that balance is starting to fall much more heavily in favour of ‘pleasure’.  We are eating more and more (both figuratively and […]