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7 ways to stay active on your holiday

  The holiday season is finally here, meaning you might find yourself spending less time at the squat rack and more time by the pool sipping on pina coladas. The solution? Book your fitness escape to beautiful (and affordable) Thailand and get ready for a host of fun-filled activities that will get your heart rate up in between soaking up rays – no treadmill required. WIth Australia’s Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines recommending two-and a-half hours of moderate-intensity activity per week to help prevent weight gain, it’s important to find…

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7 Alternative Ways To Success You Should Try Once

We know everyone has different secrets to success, but they somehow involve hard work, planning, ambition, and values. Yet, there are some who rely on alternative ways to success, such as crystals, gods and other superstitions, and claim it works.The Seven Spiritual Laws of Successby Deepak Chopra advocates yet another alternative thinking to viewing success. An interesting read that explains this vaguely huge concept of success everyone wants to achieve with alternative theories. The book is based on seven natural laws of all creation, divided into seven sections, one chapter…

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4 ways to increase fat loss

  Progressively burn more fat with these top tips from personal trainer, Pilates instructor, and owner of KE Fitness Kris Etheridge.     Body fat is simply stored energy, so giving your body a reason to use it is vital. This can be done through diet or exercise, but most commonly a combination of the two. “To lose body fat, you need to place your body into a calorie deficit, forcing it to use its fat for energy. Muscle is also your body’s engine – the bigger the engine, the…

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6 ways to manage anxiety

Everybody has moments of anxiety, deep worry and high stress. Here are a few ways and tactics to help manage anxiety.     Counselling The good news is that treatment for anxiety – for those that seek it out – is usually successful. Your first port of call is your GP to discuss your options and receive a referral to the best psychologist or counsellor, for your needs, in your area. “The most recommended psychotherapy for anxiety disorders is cognitive behavioural therapy,” says Rudy Nydegger, psychologist and author of Dealing with…

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10 ways to lower your cortisol levels without the price tag.

So how can you bring down that all important cortisol level without emptying your back pocket? Here are some easy and affordable ways you can relax.     1. Swimming: Any physical exercise will release the happy hormones, endorphins, leading you to momentarily lower cortisol levels. However, swimming takes things one step further, with the water providing a meditative effect to help calm and clear your anxious mind. 2. Yoga: “If you struggle to engage in mindfulness or slow breathing exercises, yoga might be for you,” says clinical psychologist Dr Rosalind Case. “It…

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How to Make Money Fast: 10 Easy Ways to Make Money in the next Hour

The average savings rate for an American under 35 right now is -1.8 percent. (Yes, negative.)[1] Coupled with declining salaries from large companies[3] and the rise of the “gig economy” (where payments don’t always occur at stable times), there are often situations now where (especially young) people need to know how to make money fast. Of course, thousands of sites — maybe even millions — claim to offer ways to make money fast, or to teach you some hack about how to make money fast, but the sites are scattered…

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50+ Easy Ways to Make Extra Money (You Can Even Work at Home!)

Do you wish you had some extra pocket money to spend each month? Maybe you’d like to have a meal out once in a while, or buy that new game you’ve had your eye on? You’re in the right place. We’re providing you with 50+ ways to make extra money, with suggestions to suit almost any lifestyle. You can earn online or offline, and you won’t need tons of experience. This guide is ideal if you: Want to supplement the income from your job. Are a student looking for extra…

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4 Simple Ways to Make Boring Work Become Interesting

Are you bored at work right now? Sitting at your desk, wishing you could be anywhere other than here, doing anything else…? You’re not alone. Even when you have a job you love, it’s easy to get bored. And if your job isn’t something you’re passionate about, it’s even easier for boredom to creep in. Did you know it’s actually possible to make any job more interesting? That’s right. Whether it’s data entry or shelf stacking, even the most mind-numbing of jobs can be made more fun. Understanding the science…

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Read This and You’ll Find Healthier Ways to Satisfy That Sweet Tooth of Yours!

We have all been there: you have just started a diet in an attempt to lose weight and feel better, but it seems as soon as you decide to eat less sugar and more vegetables, someone walks by you with a gourmet cupcake or a sugary coffee drink. All at once, your willpower is gone and you give in to the temptation. If this has happened to you, then you have probably experienced the attitude of: I’ll do better tomorrow! But did you? Probably not. And that is largely because…

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6 Ways to Instantly Stop the Suffering From Leg Cramps!

Leg cramps are very common and can affect people of all ages for a variety of reasons. Whether you get leg cramps occasionally or regularly, there are ways in which you can get relief as well as methods to help prevent future cramps. Why Is It Important To Learn How To Treat Leg Cramps? When you get leg cramps, you can find yourself facing high levels of discomfort and if you get them during the night they can heavily impact your sleep levels.  It is important to look at ways…

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