Being a typically ‘healthy’ person used to be someone that got their five veggies a day and drank plenty of water. These days it’s much more acceptable (thankfully) to really invest in many different aspects of your personal health and well-being.
Now before we all burst into song and dance, like the famous Michael Jackson. It’s time to talk about the link between what we eat and the effects on physical and mental wellbeing. Whilst the effects of diet on physical health aren’t a new concept, the effects of diet on mental health are. Dietitian Emily Madden shares her thoughts...
Earlier last year our ambassador Laura Geitz together with her husband Mark welcome their baby boy Barney Ross into the world. Read her story on life as a new mum and what's up next for her and netball.
The is our final part in our blog series on meditation: OK, so you’re aware of the many mental and physical benefits of meditation – better sleep, reduced stress, greater clarity and peace, and the rest – and you want a piece of that. But how do you actually get started meditating?
Part three of blog series on meditation: Researchers are coming to understand more and more each day just how meditation changes a person’s brain – for the better. By slowing down and clearing our minds of constant internal dialogue and overthinking, we can tap into many physiological, mental and social benefits says meditation practitioner Maree Hollebone of Mind Massage – Creating Positive Minds .
Part Two of our blog series on meditation: It seems there’s an epidemic of what meditation teacher Maree Hollebone refers to as “stinkin’ thinkin'". And quite frankly, it’s doing us no favours. You may not even realise you do it, or just how often you do. The good news though is that you have the power to change your thought pattern.
Part One of our blog series on meditation: Life is busy and many of us are continually on the go with kids and work. Maree Hollebone lets us in on the secret taking control and why we should be meditating.
Christmas is only a few weeks away! With many social occasions, parties and end of year functions ahead glorious food is definitely a key topic. Especially how we can ensure we enjoy the season, without over indugling. The key of course is moderation. Lauren James from EatSmart Nutrition explains.
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