All posts tagged: healthy lifestyle

Find happiness in every day!

One of the most amazing things in life is happiness! The simplest way to find happiness is to be true to yourself and do what you love. However, as life moves so quickly, we can sometimes lose sight of these little wins… A great way to try to nurture happiness is to ensure you take a little time to find joy in every day! Here are 10 tips to help you do so: Surround yourself with positive people. There’s a great power in being surrounded by good vibes! Smile … or even better, laugh out loud! It`s the best medicine we can find. Just give it a go! Start your day with a smile and you will notice the difference. Be positive. It’s not only up to everyone around you to be positive, but yourself as well. Always believe in yourself. Celebrate your accomplishments. When you have done something right, no matter how small, celebrate and give yourself a pat on the back. Give without expecting anything back. This one is pretty self-explanatory, give and …

Run Free – 7 steps to successful running

Marathon season is under way and you may be tempted to get the running bug. And why not? Running is one of the best ways to get fit, healthy and change shape; it gives you mental and physical strength; time out from your busy life and a chance to get out into the fresh air and run free. Running can: Help to build strong bones, as it is a weight bearing exercise Strengthen muscles Improve cardiovascular fitness Burn plenty of kilojoules Help maintain a healthy weight The great thing about running is pretty much the most natural way of getting and staying fit: You can do it anywhere, do it alone or with friends; do it on the beach, in the park, round your neighbourhood (it’s great for getting a daily slice of local life!) or if the weather’s rubbish, on a running machine, if you have access to one. All you really need to invest in is a good pair of running shoes. Running shoes are the one piece of equipment you’ll need, and …

Ten easy steps to better health in 2015

You don’t have to be a total health nut, suddenly go vegan or vow to run 10 kms a day. You just have to make some minor adjustments and be good to yourself. Being healthy is actually EASY… Getting healthy and changing to a healthier regime can be quite daunting. That’s why our New Year’s Resolutions so often fail. We simply ask too much of ourselves and end up giving up and going back to our old ways. The trick is to try not to overcomplicate your new year’s health regime. Don’t set unachievable goals. Just aim to make some easy adjustments. Here are some of the easiest ways to get healthy for 2015. Water – there’s no real minimum or maximum you have to drink every day. Everyone is different. But as long as your pee is clear and light in colour, you’re drinking enough!! Juice – we don’t mean cartons of concentrated juice that’s full of sugar, we’re talking good old-fashioned home-juiced raw veggies! A juice every morning will set you up for …