Health + Fitness

Healthy Life Kick Start Program In Six Easy Steps

Healthy Life Kick Start Program In Six Easy Steps

A healthy life will impact upon your happiness, performance, confidence, and ability to be successful. So why not start your new healthy life today? So you’ve recently made the decision to begin a healthy life! Congratulations! If you keep this up, you are sure to experience a beautiful and significant change in the way your life is currently running. This can simply give you the best and most satisfying feeling of any new hobby or endeavour you put your mind towards, and for that reason it is anything but frivolous. Luckily, there are plenty of methods to help you achieve…

Why Smiling Doesn’t Always Make You Happy

Why Smiling Doesn’t Always Make You Happy

They say that smiling is contagious. If someone smiles at you, then you can’t help but smile back. Of course, in some societies and cultures, smiling isn’t always appropriate! Still, for many of us, a smile is a sign of reassurance that we’re welcome and the people around us are friendly. Smiling is a really important part of how we communicate, and it can even be a big part of your job if you’re customer-facing. Did you know that smiling releases happy hormones called endorphins to relieve stress and trigger a good feeling in the mind? Some studies suggest there…

Exercise Excuses Smashed for A Fitter Life

Exercise Excuses Smashed for A Fitter Life

Exercise excuses can get more extreme the more we aren’t motivated to get out and get fit. Did the dog eat your running shoes? Is all your gear still wet in the washing machine? Old exercise excuses won’t work anymore, because getting in shape nowadays couldn’t be easier. Thanks to all the state of the art equipment, gym memberships, and online tips, finding a regime that works for you is something everyone can do. However, once you’re in practice with it, it can be hard to keep to it. Below are a few tips for banishing exercise excuses when entering…

Fail-Safe Fitness With Group Mentality and Support

Fail-Safe Fitness With Group Mentality and Support

Fail-safe fitness is not something that comes in a bottle. You can’t take a pill and suddenly your fitness regime becomes super successful, and easy. It doesn’t work that way… but this will. Most people decide to undergo a fitness regime by themselves. This can eventually pay off if discipline is developed to exercise regularly. However, most people also fail to keep up regular exercise because they fail to develop discipline, and their motivation wanes. It’s fail-safe fitness with the emphasis on FAIL! It takes a lot of encouragement and support to keep putting yourself through pain and exhaustion for…

First Appearances: What People REALLY Notice

First Appearances: What People REALLY Notice

First appearances are exactly that – the first time you present yourself to someone. And, as the saying goes, there’s only one chance to make a first impression. We all want to make a good first impression. Seeing people react positively to first appearances, getting those little compliments, and those lingering glances make us feel fantastic. You don’t have to look picture-perfect to make a great impression, either. You don’t have to have a tiny waist or flawless skin and hair to stand out at first glance. Here are the first things that most people are going to notice about…

How a Simple Smile Can Change Your Outlook on Life

How a Simple Smile Can Change Your Outlook on Life

A simple smile, either given or received, will do a whole lot more than show off great dental hygiene. You’ve probably heard about this before, but there are many positive benefits to smiling. One of those benefits is an increased sense of joy and happiness in a simple smile, and this happens scientifically—it’s not magic. In short, the act of smiling sends a signal to our brain to be more cheerful, and this happens regardless of if it’s a fake smile or a real one. But don’t worry. This article isn’t going to be ridiculous and claim that smiling will…

Crafting The Beach Body You’ve Always Wanted

Crafting The Beach Body You’ve Always Wanted

Beach body baby, the sun’s on the way and it wants you to come out and play. Every summer most people re-assess their approach to their fitness and healthy eating regimen. You might have fallen off your steadfast commitment to your new year’s resolution to get a beach body, but that doesn’t mean you should feel bad about yourself this summer and cover yourself up in the heat. Being more confident in your body only takes a few steps to achieve. Unfortunately, there aren’t any ‘quick fixes’ or ‘magic diets’ as hardline marketing will have you believe. But there are…

Easy Ways To Build Exercise Into Your Day, Everyday

Easy Ways To Build Exercise Into Your Day, Everyday

Exercise is part of your day whether you realize it or not. Slogging it out at the gym isn’t the only way to fit exercise into your busy life. There are so many things we’re supposed to do to stay healthy. Drink water, eat our 5 fruit and vege each day, exercise, don’t get stressed. It’s stressful just thinking about it. Life is busy and it’s impossible to fit everything in. Life is busy and it’s impossible to fit everything in.However, keeping fit is an all-rounder – it’s an ideal stress reliever, it can help you lose the weight and…

Relaxation Techniques I Personally Recommend Because They Work

Relaxation Techniques I Personally Recommend Because They Work

Relaxation techniques really need to be taught in schools. Our lives are more non-stop and stressful than ever before, and young people are often the ones who cope the least. Sometimes, in life, you need to take time to relax. It’s impossible to hurtle through every day at a million miles per hour. Sometimes we just need to stop, breathe, relax… and find ourselves again. If you’re in need of some downtime, here are some relaxation techniques that actually work. Relaxation Techniques #1: Exercise I know what you’re thinking. The last thing you want to do when you’re stressed, tired…

Get The Perfect Smile With These Easy To Follow Steps

Get The Perfect Smile With These Easy To Follow Steps

Do you think the perfect smile is beyond your reach? Well, think about this. We all know that exercise is good for us. It will help us to brim with health and to keep strong. But did you know what exercise is good for your face too; for all the same reasons? There are many ways to look healthy, but you can improve how good you look by having the perfect smile. In order to have a perfect smile, getting the best smile you can is really important.

Why Should ‘Me Time’ Be Such An Important Priority In Your Life?

Why Should ‘Me Time’ Be Such An Important Priority In Your Life?

‘Me time’ seems to be a source of great guilt for so many parents. Why is it so hard to fit in some me time and not feel like you’re neglecting your family? If you are part of a busy family, in a relationship, or spend a lot of time in the office then you may start to feel a little bit of brain fog. Humans are naturally social creatures and enjoy being a part of a busy pack. However, we also need a little time to ourselves to take stock of life and stay in touch with ourselves. And you DON’T need to feel guilty about that.

Winter Recipes : Delicious Soup and Egg Brunch Recipes

Winter Recipes : Delicious Soup and Egg Brunch Recipes

Delicious winter recipes start to be on the weekly menu when colder weather hits. But ‘comfort food’ doesn’t have to unhealthy. While it’s tempting to consume bigger meals to stay warm, many of us struggle to resist filling foods that may not be the most nutritious option. So you’ll love these easy and delicious soup and egg brunch winter recipes. Eating more doesn’t always mean eating badly, and comfort food can be healthy as well as hearty. Making smart decisions like drinking more water, increasing your vegetable intake and including more grains in your meals are excellent ways to improve…

Four Easy Ways To Treat Your Body Like A Temple

Four Easy Ways To Treat Your Body Like A Temple

Your body was given to you to take care of. Your confidence and self—esteem is often based upon how you feel about your body and if you aren’t taking care of it, you won’t feel too good about it. The truth is, it’s hard to have low body image if you are taking good care of yourself. It doesn’t matter how much you weigh, you should treat your body with the respect it deserves. If you eat how you always eat, you will weigh what you’ve always weighed and this is so true for understanding how to love your body. If you are unhappy with your complexion, weight or strength it’s time to make changes to those things.

Tiny Lifestyle Changes That Will Help You Look Your Best

Tiny Lifestyle Changes That Will Help You Look Your Best

Tiny lifestyle changes can make a BIG impact in your life. And by tiny I don’t mean buying a new lipstick, a different face cream, or trying the latest ombre hair colour style. Beauty has to come from within us, and how we feel on the inside is represented on the outside. This is why tiny lifestyle changes can have such a huge impact on our overall appearance. Just getting more fresh air, drinking more water, or giggling with friends is scientifically proven to make us look and feel more beautiful. If you’re feeling a bit down, or you just want to pep up your style, make some of these little changes and see the huge difference it makes.

Nature Is My Medicine – Healing The Natural Way

Nature Is My Medicine – Healing The Natural Way

Nature is my medicine. Would you like to know why? Let me ask you, are you tired of feeling tired? Maybe you find yourself coming down with illness after illness, are sluggish and are generally walking around in a bit of a daze? It doesn’t have to be this way. A few lifestyle changes can make a dramatic difference. The truth is, nature is a wonderful healer, and there are so many inexpensive and natural ways you can improve your life and feel so much happier and healthier. Here are a few ways you too can embrace the mantra “Nature is my medicine”.