Mind Body Connection

Modern science is confirming what many of us have known for years. Current research into Cellular Biology and Bio-chemistry are clearly demonstrating that our thoughts and emotions directly impact on our physical body. Positive, happy thoughts cause our brain to produce neuro-peptides which are chemical […]

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Menopause

If you can call yourself a ‘Baby Boomer’, then you may well be going through many similar things that others who were born around your birth date are. Menopause is one of them. This is not something only the female in the relationship goes through. […]

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Loss Of Identity

Written by Sarah Davis The immediate expectation which retirement challenges is that it is desirable and we should immediately be at ease with it. For some this will be the case; for others, less so. It is tedious to field the constant ‘you must be […]

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Invest In Your Health

You are approaching retirement. You’ve spent the last 40 plus years working hard, saving money, purchasing property, paying into superannuation and life insurance funds; generally investing in your financial well being for your retirement. But have you invested in your physical wellbeing sufficiently to be […]

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Incidental Exercise

Posted on 10 February, 2008 In your everyday life you do activities that burn fat. You may not realise vacuuming the house or washing the car is actually doing you good. The fact is you can get in great shape simply by incorporating a little […]

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Hydration (For Exercising)

We all know we should drink plenty of fluids every day to stay fully hydrated, but how much is enough during exercise? The Sports Dieticians Association’s guidelines recommend that you should drink approximately 2 litres of fluid every day. How Much Fluid Does Our Body […]

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Household Finances

Written by Sarah Davis What expectations should we have about how much each should contribute to joint household budgets? Our expectation may be that we contribute proportionately according to our income. This is potentially very fair and equitable, but it begs many questions about who […]

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Foods That Fight Cancer Diet

Here is a book review taken from the magazine of Patria King’s Quest for Life Centre.The Quest for Life Centre provides wonderful support to people facing life threatening diseases. By Richard Beliveau and Denis Gingras This colourful and informative book, written by biochemist Richard Beliveau […]

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Fitness Program

A well balanced fitness program should include three components of exercise: cardiovascular, strengthening and flexibility. It doesn’t matter how or when you fit exercise into your busy lifestyle, as long as you do activities that benefit you in these ways. Exercise Category Benefits Examples Cardiovascular/Aerobic […]

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