wellbeing

phone addiciton

Tips to break your phone addiction

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We live in an age where almost everybody owns a smart phone. We use emails to communicate and social media to connect. Phones and social media may be what some would call a ‘necessary evil’. We need our phones and that’s a fact. But how do you know if you’re…

food rules for a healthier you

5 food rules for a happier, healthier you

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We love interviewing fabulous women. And in today’s Q&A we are chatting to two: Emma Ellice Flint and Jill Keyte, authors of The Happy Hormone Cookbook. Emma and Jill adopt a fabulously holistic approach to wellness. As well as eating right, they stress the importance of daily exercise, taking time out for yourself, and…

the lost art of handwriting

The Power of the Pen

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When was the last time you wrote a note to someone? Actually put pen to paper and wrote a personal message (and not just a ‘you need to do this’ list)? Handwriting is something we’re doing less of in this age of texts and instant messenger. But hopefully handwriting won’t become…

Why my PND was a blessing in disguise

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“I think there’s something wrong with me,” I whispered to the doctor. Fists clenched, head pounding, I felt so drained. An hour earlier, following what I can only describe as a minor breakdown, I’d picked up my keys and wallet and walked out of the house. Past my husband, past…

eat to beat cholesterol

Eat to beat cholesterol

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We’ve been chatting to Nicole Senior and Veronica Cuskelly, the authors of Eat to Beat Cholesterol, about the easiest ways to lower your cholesterol. Their vision is to help make healthy living a reality by sharing recipes, daily menus and shopping tips to ensure you get your daily quota of heart-friendly food. Did you…

A triathlon at 40

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I ventured into the world of blogging nearly four years ago as I was verging on the big Four Oooooh Birthday. I was already reasonably fit but felt the need for some new challenges. Even after losing 25 kg (through lapband surgery) I was still considered “extremely” obese with a BMI…

Recipe ebook for easy school lunches

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Having a hard time thinking of healthy and easy school lunchbox ideas for your kids? Well, this ebook is going to be a great source of inspiration. With the help of some school mum bloggers, Steggles has come up with some new recipes for you to try out. They are easy, delicious…