Wellness

THE FOUR-FACTOR MODEL FOR CHANGING LIVES

According to therapist and human behavior expert Katina Gleeson, there are four common factors that can contribute to a person actioning change in their life.  These four factors can be embraced within the wellness practitioner model, to help build an ethical and strong foundation in client’s lives and increase positive communication. BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA — […] Read more…

New Author Brings Hope for Autism

The world of autism can feel like a place of difficulty, loneliness, frustration, and fear, but that is all about to change with the launch of Welcome to Planet Spectrum by Geelong author, teacher, and mother, Kate O’Donnell. Kate spent the last year writing the book that she wished existed when her family received the […] Read more…

Using Negativity for Growth

Time and time again people have heard,the somewhat distasteful truth, that it is healthy to experience certain uncomfortable and negative emotions. It is part of the life package and the phase usually, passes. While this information and insight may be accurate, have you wondered about how to channel these feelings and emotions and use them […] Read more…

The Review: Month long detox

Reflecting on the events at the end of each day, ticking off the healthy eating and physical activity goal on the priority list, emanated immense internal joy and gratitude. In today’s world, our health and lifestyles are a primary focus encompassing all factors of diversity including: age, culture, race, gender, professions and socioeconomic status. We […] Read more…

The benefits of Hot / Bikram Yoga

Hot yoga, has become one of the most popular ways of weight loss and keeping fit. Also known as Bikram yoga, it was established in the late 20th century by Bikram Choudhury. The technique is done in a heated room, between 40°C and consists of 26 different positions, these positions are meant to help work […] Read more…

5 ways working long hours damages your health

I can’t begin to communicate the irony of all this. 11.52 pm. And after a hard day at work, I’m a glutton for punishment. Hot water and lemon, weight watcher’s cheesecake and my laptop all fired up, I’m working heavy into the night – like many other nights. But in reality, I know that bed […] Read more…

Need to know: A petition to create a law to protect models from getting dangerously thin

23-year old model, Rosie Nelson, has submitted a petition with over 100,00 signatures to parliament asking to create a law to protect models from getting dangerously thin. Nelson’s personal experience working in the fashion industry and after being told by a UK modelling agency that she had to lose weight and go down from her […] Read more…

The Review: My week with Bellabeat

Bellabeat LEAF, is a product of the future for the modern active woman. Not only do its creators promise that it will help with tracking your body, but it will also care for your mind, bringing some order into your busy schedule, so you can get on with the important things whilst feeling your absolute […] Read more…

Staying safe under the sun

We love the sun and it’s even better when it comes out and our wonder heat wave arrives. The beaches pack up the parks are stretched and you actually see some beautiful colours our there with outfits. The sun lifts your mood and gives you a better outlook on life. It’s amazing what a little […] Read more…

Yoga: Your calling is coming

Yoga. I’ll be honest. When I used to hear the word, I would pretend I hadn’t. “Yoga? Exercise? Oh, ha ha… is that the time..?” Ring any bells? Sure, most of us are busy and have tedious, repetitive and plain BORING work schedules. Slaving away to the devil that is capitalism – that’s the only […] Read more…

How to overcome chronic pain

Chronic pain is a journey that can take over your life. We look at this illness and its solutions from a first hand experience by one of our writers. My journey with chronic back pain has been a nightmare to say the least! About 3 years ago, I started to experience shooting pains and numbness […] Read more…

Eating clean made simple

These days everyone has a busy life and we sometimes don’t even have time for ourselves, this can make us slip into bad eating habits.  However, eating healthy has so many benefits and can improve your family’s life and yours. Eating clean means you’re swapping all your meals for healthier versions.  Here are a few […] Read more…

The many benefits of Oils

Oils are very useful for everyday life, from cooking to aromatherapy. Recently, using oils for skincare routines has become very popular. Brands like Decleor use oils such as Ylang Lang and Rose oil as part of their skincare regime I have found that using oils is also a cheaper way to keep your skin and […] Read more…

Go green! Recipes for healthy living

Green juices are becoming very popular these days, it’s not just a fad, in fact it has many health benefits. Vegetables and fruits are important nutrition for your body, they are a big source of vitamins and minerals. Your 5 a day helps maintain a healthy gut and can prevent a number of illnesses. You […] Read more…

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