Category: Health & Lifestyle

5 fruity facts you'll love

August 14, 2015 - 3 min read

Blueberries Studies have shown that eating at least one serving of blueberries a week is very beneficial to the brain and can even prevent memory loss. Blueberries are packed with fibre and antioxidants, and may help to lower the risk of various health problems including blood cholesterol and urinary infections. It’s thought that blueberries may […]

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4 easy yoga poses for beginners

August 13, 2015 - 3 min read

Mountain Pose – Tadasana One of the most simple positions within yoga, the Mountain Pose helps to improve posture, breathing and clear your mind. How to do it: Stand hip-width apart, with your weight spread evenly and arms by your side. Reach up to the sky and stretch or place your hands in the prayer position. […]

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Get your body ready for summer in Coffs

August 13, 2015 - 3 min read

Fitness We’ve all heard about the crash diet miracles that will help you lose 8 inches off your waist—unfortunately this couldn’t be further from the truth. The key to losing weight and getting fit is all about exercise—and lots of it! From squatting and circuits to running, swimming and doing walking, there are so many […]

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6 common signs of dehydration

August 12, 2015 - 3 min read

Dry skin Are you suffering from very dry skin? Believe it or not, this could be caused by a lack of water consumption. When our bodies become dehydrated, the moisture from your skin is drawn away, leaving you with dry, less supple skin. Bad breath It may not be an obvious one, but having bad […]

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Top 5 fashion hacks

August 12, 2015 - 3 min read

You can’t predict when or how a fashion crisis will happen, but being armed with the right knowledge will ensure you are never left in a panic. Our top 5 fashion hacks will ensure you look your best at all times. 1. Racer-back tops and bra straps Never show unsightly bra straps again by altering […]

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De-stress and refresh in Wyong

August 12, 2015 - 3 min read

Whether you want to target a specific issue you’re having with your skin or body, or you simply want to unwind, check out these treatments generally available at beauty salons. When you know what you’re after, book in at one of Wyong’s beauty salons that we’ve just sourced for you! Facials Beneficial for any skin […]

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Travel sickness cures

August 11, 2015 - 3 min read

Tired of suffering from travel sickness? Check our tips to ease your suffering. CAUSES The medical reason behind motion sickness is quite complex. To keep it simple, motion sickness occurs when mixed signals are sent to the brain by the eyes and the inner ear. If you cannot feel the motion your eyes see or […]

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Carry-on luggage essentials for domestic flights

August 11, 2015 - 3 min read

One outfit: Pack one spare outfit (including underwear) in the event the airline loses your luggage. By the time you need to change again, hopefully your luggage has been returned or you have had time to purchase more clothing. Snack and water: A snack such as a muesli bar, protein bar or popcorn will keep […]

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Work, rest and play in Wollongong

August 11, 2015 - 2 min read

Wollongong is a great destination to take things slow and escape from the fast-paced city life for a while. There are so many places to visit in this beautiful coastal area, while you’re not working on your tan or catching a fish for the night’s dinner, be sure to check out these places. Where to […]

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How eating food can change your mood

August 9, 2015 - 3 min read

Happy foods If you’re looking to raise the levels of happiness in your life start consuming more vitamin B6 and vitamin B12. The B vitamins lower your homocysteine levels (higher levels have been linked to depression) and help your body produce more adrenaline enabling you to better control stress. Also, consuming more chromium and serotonin […]

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