They say it can take between 21 and 66 days to turn a new behaviour into an automatic pattern, however motivation is what gets this process started. Here are five motivation hacks to help spur on your efforts and reach your health and fitness goals. MAKE IT EASY FOR YOURSELF Making healthy habits as easy […]

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There’s no denying the way we think and feel about our bodies is often influenced by how we perceive others. Many males might envisage themselves as having the strength and muscle mass of Thor, while women might strive to take on a more Miranda Kerr-like physique. In today’s society of #fitspo bodies and perfectly crafted […]

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Do you ever feel overwhelmed at work? Relationships are in tatters? Or maybe you just can’t relax? I’m not surprised, the world is increasingly demanding. Being at your best is no longer a luxury; it’s a necessity for success. Don’t worry though; these four simple daily mindfulness practices will help out. You’ve probably thought about […]

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Want to eat bananas instead of bacon in the morning? Train for that half marathon? Or prioritise your finances instead of spending ad hoc? All of these tasks require a lot of self-control, and there are some important things you need to know about willpower. 1. WILLPOWER IS A MIND-BODY RESPONSE You may have heard […]

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Do you start the year with great intentions and resolutions, only to be back to your normal ways a month later? Let 2016 be the year you start and follow through on your goals by avoiding these common pitfalls: ACTIONS VS. OUTCOMES Running a 5k, losing 5kg or maybe even changing your career are all […]

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