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Articles and information to help create a happier life.

8 Ways to Improve your Self-Esteem

In its most basic terms, self-esteem is your opinion of yourself and your abilities. It can be high, low or somewhere in-between. Our self-esteem can be manipulated in many ways so it is important to take time to work on your self-esteem just as you would your physical health through exercise. We have outlined 9 …Read more »

A Beginners Guide to Meditation

What is Meditation? Put simply, meditation is an attention skill, a skill that makes it possible for us to take responsibility for our own states of mind, and change them for the better.  There are many forms of meditation that encourage concentration, clarity, emotional positivity and a sense of calm. By practising meditation, you are …Read more »

Do’s And Dont’s For A Better Night’s Sleep

Sleep and your health and well-being work hand in hand. This is why it’s extremely important to get a good quality sleep every night (7-8 hours). Think of your body like a factory, as you drift off to sleep it moves into night shift. During this time, a lot of important processing, restoration and strengthening …Read more »

6 tips to keep you motivated in winter

Have the winter blues got you feeling unmotivated? Winter is almost here and when it’s cold it can be hard to stay motivated about your fitness. We tend to take on a “snuggle up” mentality meaning we eat more and do less – human hibernation! Regularly exercising during the colder months helps to create the body …Read more »

5 Brain Exercises To Keep Your Mind and Memory Sharp

Been feeling a bit fuzzy every now and again? We might be able to help you with that! Keeping your mind active and sharp is crucial to improve memory, focus and daily function, especially as we age. But it doesn’t have to be a chore, in fact we’ve come up with a bunch of handy …Read more »

Boost Your Brain Power With Exercise

There are many positive effects that physical exercise can have on the brain. The most beneficial type of exercise to improve brain function is a form of cardio to increase the heart rate pumping more oxygen to the brain. Nourishing your brain can be done by eating the right brain foods, exercising regularly and maintaining a …Read more »

How Exercise Can Help You Both Physically And Mentally

Managing stress and anxiety with a healthy lifestyle It is important to take time for yourself and  do things that will help improve our wellbeing. These include things like regular exercise, healthy eating and making sure we take time to relax our minds. Exercise is crucial to your mental health just as much as your …Read more »

Start using exercise as a natural energy boost

Feeling low on energy and fatigued? Have you tried exercising more? It may seem like the last thing you want to do when feeling tired, but multiple studies and sports scientists have linked exercise to increased energy levels. In fact, one study from the University of Georgia found that over 90% of sedentary people who …Read more »

Tai Chi – meditation in motion with life changing benefits

After much interest, Live Life Get Active is now offering Tai Chi classes to members. But what exactly is Tai Chi and what do you get out of it? Well, we’ve put together a basic rundown of what it’s all about. So keep reading to find out the answers to these questions as we dive …Read more »

5 ways to get your buddy to workout with you

It’s no secret that doing exercise is important for a healthy life. But just because we know exercise is good for us, does that make us want to do it? Finding motivation can be difficult, that’s why we encourage the ‘buddy system’. There are countless benefits of exercising with a friend. Not only does it …Read more »