Taking the Plunge

Being motivated can be challenging, and it isn’t always there for anyone all of the time. Being dedicated is probably even more important when it comes to following through on goals. But how do you give yourself that initial push to get started in the first place? It comes down to one simple thing: How…

It’s Written All Over Your Face…

We all notice it from time to time, you’re not feeling 100% and your skin is telling everybody all about it. Sometimes though it is your skin that is telling you first, so what is it trying to say? And what can you do about it? Lots of things can wreak havoc on your skin,…

The Hydration Challenge

It is starting to heat up here in the Riverland, and summer is looking to be a hot one! I hear a resounding ‘yay!’ from some of you and a ‘Ugh!’ from others. Yep, summer is coming and love it or hate it, it is time to get ready. A common problem during the warmer…

Wednesday for Workouts

Mid week workouts can be the hardest to find motivation for. But they are often the most satisfying. Leading to stress relief, better sleep and an extra boost to get through the rest of the week. Stressful week? … Workout! It boosts energy, enhances sleep, relieves stress, improves circulation and digestion & boosts self confidence….

Lazy Sunday Afternoon Pick Me Up

Happy Fathers day to all the Dads! It is a gorgeous day here in the Riverland. Feels like winter is already shrugging off its layers ready for spring. Maybe you have plans with Dad, or you are Dad and have happily made zero plans. Whatever the case the change in weather may have you feeling…

Growing Kids

You are probably expecting that this piece will be about raising healthy kids. Well, it’s not, though it all counts. It’s about being a Mum (or Dad). After all, it is you, the parent who does all the hard work. Sun up to sun down and often several times during the night you are on…

The Link Between Depression & Nutrition

Data shows that those who suffer from depression, anxiety and similar mental conditions have significantly low intakes of fruits, vegetables and quality meats/proteins. This is no coincidence. Faced with the overwhelming evidence of the dietary effects on mental health it is hard not to want to scream from the roof tops “Eat well, please just…

Evidence Based PMS Relief

It is one of those big issues that many of us deal with, and indeed struggle with, every month. We often accept that the pain and misery is just a temporary and unpleasant normal. There is help out there though, and I’m not talking about gimmicks or pain killers (though pain relief may be needed…

5 Steps to Bringing Youthfulness into the Golden Years

We are all getting older. That is alas, how it is supposed to go. The grand scheme of things if you will. But it doesn’t mean we have to withdraw and start collecting cats, or take up knitting and spend hours getting all those Christmas sweaters up to par. Really. That’s not how I see…

A Seasonal Boost

Cold and flu season is well and truly upon us and it is a doozy this year! The flu especially brings cause for concern with its severity sending many of us to get our flu jabs at our nearest clinic or pharmacy. If you haven’t got yours I recommend you do so as soon as…