Sleep Better

7-8 hours of good sleep every night is associated with real immediate and longer-term health benefits. Here are some practical tips to help you sleep better: Dark and cool. The ideal bedroom is totally dark and cool (not freezing cold but cool). Routine. Our bodies respond well to routine so having a farly consistent bedtime really helps. [...]

By |2020-07-02T15:53:32+02:00May 31st, 2017|Coping with Life, Features|2 Comments

Healthy Breakfast

Eating a healthy breakfast has been recommended by dieticians for ages. Why? By the time you wake up you will not have eaten for 6-10 hours or so. Any long period without food "tells" your body to prepare for famine/starvation and it does so by slowing down metabolism and storing fat. This is exactly what [...]

By |2020-07-02T15:53:48+02:00May 31st, 2017|Nutrition Foods, Nutrition General|1 Comment

Weight Loss Fails (what not to do)

Here are 5 ways to fail at weight loss: Losing too fast. Remember that slow weight loss is sustainable weight loss so you should really never lose any more than 1/2 to 1 kg a week. The slower you lose the better really so please resist the temptation to try lose too much too soon. Believing [...]

By |2020-07-02T15:58:38+02:00May 31st, 2017|Features, Nutrition Weight Loss, Weight Loss|0 Comments

Relax or Meditate Twice a Day

This simple but powerful habit can make a real difference. The idea is to find at least two 10-minute slots in your day where you deliberately pause everything and relax. You'll want a quiet space away from distractions, noise, etc. Then you really just want to sit or lie quietly, letting your mind go where it [...]

By |2020-07-02T15:55:45+02:00May 31st, 2017|Coping with Life|0 Comments

Walk to Wellness

Walking. Perhaps one of the greatest paths to wellness..... The benefits Fitness - walking improves your cardiovascular fitness. Health risk - walking reduces your risk of heart disease and stroke. Silent killers - walking helps with the management of the three silent killers: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high blood sugar / diabetes. Bones [...]

By |2020-07-02T15:56:01+02:00May 31st, 2017|Active Living|0 Comments
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