Blog - Healthy Inspirations

The Magic of Winter

The cold weather has arrived and attention turns to heating, woolly jumpers, warm blankets, and hibernating at home. It’s a magic time of year and all sounds lovely until the first hint of spring, when panic sets in. “Why did I spend winter eating comfort food and doing nothing?” Comfort food doesn’t have to sabotage […]

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Happy Mother’s Day

Mary and John were married recently and moved into their new home. Proudly wanting to show off her new home and her cooking skills, Mary invited her parents and grandmother to dinner for Mother’s Day. The afternoon came around, and John walked past the kitchen to see Mary preparing the family dinner, battling to cut […]

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How healthy is your favourite juice?

If you’ve been to a shopping centre lately, you will almost certainly have noticed the queues of people at the juice stands, waiting for their healthy meal or snack to be blended and served. You’re probably also aware of the growing numbers of people concerned about sugar intake, and the push toward the introduction of […]

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Self-identity can change your results

Last year we wrote about how your self-talk can shape your self-identity and prevent change. Now, we want to look at how you can change your self-identity in subtle ways that then allow the process of change begin and continue. The key to building lasting habits is focusing on creating a new identity first. Your […]

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You Do You

There’s a saying that’s gaining popularity. It’s associated with the growing movement of women avoiding comparison with others, and avoiding the judgements so often applied when the behaviour or choices of someone else are different to your own. The saying? “You do you”. The strength of “You do you” is in the understanding that what’s […]

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Inspire News April 2018

Now that Easter has passed, it’s time to get back on track. What’s that? Now it’s school holidays? And then it’s Anzac Day, and perhaps Queen’s Birthday… If you allow it, the excuse list is endless. Those who get the results they want bite the bullet, not more chocolate. For those not yet starting on […]

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10 Sugar Busting Tips

With all the information available about cutting out sugar, it seems like a fairly straightforward thing to do. Things that sound simple, however, are not always easy. The question is not if you’ll reduce sugar, but how. The following tips offer a range of strategies, so pick and choose the ones that will work best […]

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Start some family Easter traditions

Children anticipate the arrival of the Easter Bunny with as much glee as they do Santa at Christmas. While Santa usually brings an abundance of toys, the Easter Bunny brings chocolate. Mountains of it. If the sugar from all that chocolate was removed and placed in a bowl, no parent would allow their kids to […]

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Inspire News March 2018

Sugar, sweet flavours, and tradition combine at Easter, making it hard for many people to resist the temptations that surround them. If losing weight or improving health are goals, then the best course of action is to avoid temptation. This doesn’t mean just saying No; rather it’s setting up your environment so that the temptation […]

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Do you eat with your eyes?

We all eat with our eyes before the food gets anywhere near our mouth. Any time you look through a magazine, book or online at food images, they look amazing. Brightly coloured, superbly cooked, and mouth-wateringly enticing. Looks, however, are not always what they seem. Publishers and advertisers know that food slapped onto a plate […]

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