Category: Health & Lifestyle

August 26, 2015

Foot Reflexology 101

What is Foot Reflexology?   Reflexology is the use of pressure and massage techniques on certain areas of the feet, hands, and ears, based on the theory that certain areas of the feet, called reflexes, are linked to other parts of our body. How does it Work?   Trigger points in the feet connect to other […]

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August 26, 2015

Easy DIY Father's Day Gifts For Kids

DIY Father’s Day Card Great for kids of all ages, print out one A4-sized paper and fold it in half. Have your little one spend the afternoon jazzing the card up with personalised art and pictures. Depending on their age you might want to help with the wording. What You Need: A4 paper Markers or […]

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August 25, 2015

How does a hearing test work?

In support of Hearing Awareness Week 2015, check out this step-by-step guide on what to expect when visiting a clinic for a hearing test. Before we go into the nitty-gritty of how the test will be conducted on the day, let’s find out how they work! One of the most common methods for testing hearing is a pure tone audiometry check. […]

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August 24, 2015

Sunshine Coast Marathon 101

Whether you’re coming to cheer on a family member, or keen to enter one of the races yourself, this year’s 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon is cracked up to be one hell of an event! With all the events starting at Alexandra Headlands Surf Life Saving Club, get down to this popular Sunshine Coast location to […]

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August 24, 2015

Hay fever remedies to survive spring

Antihistamines Available at your local chemist in the form of tablets, liquids, nasal sprays and eye drops, antihistamines work by blocking the action of a histamine—an immune response released by the body after it has been exposed to pollen. If you’ve had an adverse reaction to antihistamines, or they failed to treat your hay fever […]

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August 24, 2015

Sunshine Coast Mums & Bubs fitness classes

Oxygen Pilates – Zumba and Pilates Whether you want a fast paced workout, or something more relaxed, Oxygen Pilates studio caters to both. Bring your baby along for a Zumba or Pilates session and sweat the stress away! The fun latin beats and rhythms in Zumba class will be sure to get bub moving as […]

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August 23, 2015

Kill head lice for good

What are head lice? Head lice, otherwise known as nits, are tiny, wingless parasitic insects that live in human hair. This parasite survives by sucking blood from the scalp. If this makes you skin crawl, learn how to find, treat and banish head lice below. How do you catch head lice? Only transferred by humans, […]

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August 22, 2015

Home hair colour 101

Before Dying If you are going to dye your own hair, speaking to a colour professional is highly recommended. Extremely dry or pre-coloured hair may change how dye molecules react, so ensure you know what you are doing before applying colour to your locks. Here is how to select the right dye for your hair […]

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August 21, 2015

What's your skin type?

Normal skin type The ‘normal skin type’ is known to be one of the most desirable types of skin. If you’re lucky to have this complexion, you’ll find that your skin is neither too oily or too dry. Other indications can include: Barely visible pores Tolerable to a range of products Being naturally radiant with […]

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August 21, 2015

Hearing Awareness Week

Hearing loss and everyday life Although hearing impediments are common—with one in six Australians suffering from a hearing impairment, deafness or ear disorder—some of us are unaware of the not-so-physical effects. After reading through some real-life experiences posted on the Deafness Forum of Australia, it becomes quite apparent that hearing loss impacts heavily on the […]

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