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Going Green This Spring

I can understand how the thought of kneeling in the hot Australian sun, tilling, fertilising, digging holes and pulling weeds seems like more of a chore than a healthy hobby, but you’d be surprised. There are plenty of reasons to get into the garden and get your green thumb going. For starters, growing your own…

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Walk on Through the Rain

Now I’ve got you humming along to Ray Charles or Gerry and the Pacemakers, haven’t I? HOBANites, there is a direct correlation between the declining average temperature and the level of motivation to exercise for most. Let’s face it; winter is a pretty miserable time to be outside. It’s cold, grey and often wet –…

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Don’t Worry Be Happy Now

In the words of Bobby McFerrin, or more memorably to those who were around in the 90s, the notorious Singing Bass: “In every life we have some trouble, But when you worry, you make it double, Don’t worry, be happy”. Simple words (that will be stuck in your head all day now – you’re welcome)…

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I’m Going Low and Slow

We’ve heard it all before. You or someone close to you has broadcast proudly – “starting today I am going to be healthy!” I’ll drink less and I’ll read more. I’ll eat less, I’ll run more! Calorie counting apps are downloaded, blogs are scanned for recipes and lunchtime shopping trips to nutrition and sporting shops…

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Struggling With Sleep? I Tried Everything and Then I Tried Nothing

Unsurprisingly, Wellness articles tend to focus on providing a brief insight into how you can improve your lifestyle and become ‘healthier’. The tips and tricks found in your typical wellness articles are incredibly useful, but sometimes they can be difficult to implement consistently. We already have so much going on in our lives, and major…

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The 3 Rules to Avoiding Injury When Returning to Your Gym or Sport

In my work as an Osteopath, I deal with injured individuals with a large variety of athletic experience, from weekend warriors, absolute novices, through to highly skilled athletes. One aspect which is of great importance to me is that my patients understand the principles associated with changing or introducing exercise, without unnecessary risk of injury….

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Coffee, Coffee, Coffee…How Much is, Too Much?

Like many people, coffee holds a special and essential place in my morning routine. The winter sun rises slower than I do each morning, and a nice warm cup of coffee is the perfect bribe to get me out of bed. While two cups per day will usually be enough for me, working from home…

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Promoting Awareness for Men’s Health Week

In Australia, Men’s Health Week provides a platform for challenging and debating key issues in men’s health and for raising the profile of men. Initially conceived by the US Congress in 1994, the week’s purpose was to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems among men. Since its inception, Men’s Health Week continues to promote…

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Being Prepared for the Week Ahead

Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Barack Obama are known, amongst other things, for wearing the same or similar clothes every day. Why? To avoid ‘decision fatigue’ and conserve brain power for the greater decisions of the day. Fortunately, there are some things we can all do to avoid decision fatigue. For me, this usually means wearing similar…

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