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Smile: it’s great for your health

We all smile when we see a baby smiling, and we laugh when we hear a child with full belly laugh. The contagious nature of smiles and laughter are great for social bonding: they can start a friendship, ease social tension, and spread happiness. Smiles and laughter are also good for our health. Susannah Schaefer, […]

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Meet Nicky V

Lost 10 kilos and 21 cm I went to an EA conference and listened to a speaker talk about fatigue and giving everything to your job and not looking after yourself. She lived and breathed work and ended up with fatigue and in bed for 3 months. I wasn’t in that kind of danger, but I […]

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Meet Karen C

Lost 28 kilos and 75 cm – 2017 Slimming Story of the Year I have come from walking around with a cane at age 51, and a hip replacement operation in October 2016 after suffering from arthritis for 8 years, to having the energy of a 30 year old. I have become a very regular gym […]

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75 minutes a week for 8 weeks

If you’re reading this page then it’s likely that you have made previous attempts to change something about your body, whether it’s to get fit, lose weight, change shape, tone up, improve health, or a mixture of all. Maybe you’ve started something new but then soon stopped, leaving you feeling like you’ve failed?  Would you […]

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Healthy Sleep

We all know that regular exercise and a healthy diet are key elements for weight loss, however making sure that you get healthy sleep is often overlooked. Research has shown that sleep plays an important role in weight management as people who sleep enough have lower BMI than people who don’t. The data also suggests […]

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Healthy Movement

Healthy movement and regular exercise on most days of the week is recommended by all heart, diabetes, cancer and medical organisations, as well as all preventive health professionals. We suggest that you make exercise one of your daily rituals.  There is no better preventive medicine than regular exercise and it is helpful for lifelong weight […]

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Healthy Bones

Our remarkable bodies are constantly changing, with our healthy bones being no exception. New bone is built as old bone breaks down, but the rate that this occurs is affected by age. Until around age 30, we are building more bone than we break down, so our bones are gradually becoming stronger. Gradual bone loss […]

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Healthy Minds

There are many things we can do to develop and enhance healthy minds. Mindfulness, expressing gratitude, and deep breathing are all simple skills we can develop. Mindfulness The concept of mindfulness is one embraced by those dealing with stress, pain, mental health issues, sleep problems, and weight issues. It’s simple, really: mindfulness is non-judgemental attention […]

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Healthy Hearts

Prevention is better than cure. We take our healthy heart for granted until something goes wrong, so it’s never too early to start treating it well. Did you know? Four times as many women will die from heart disease than breast cancer. Most of the steps you can take to reduce your risk of heart […]

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