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What Stress Does To Your Body and 7 Steps to Help Manage It

What is Stress? Stress is a feeling we all experience at times. When faced with stress, our body has an amazing way of increasing our alertness – we perform better, work harder, or run faster. But there’s a catch. When we are faced with continuous challenges without relief or relaxation, symptoms of overload and exhaustion …Read more »

Preventing and Managing Diabetes with Exercise

Exercise Plays an Important Role Across All Types of Diabetes Whether it be Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes, Gestational Diabetes or for those at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes – exercise plays an important role. For World Diabetes Day 2019 we are determined to outline just how much of a difference exercise can …Read more »

9 Simple 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. Today’s society shapes us in many ways, possibly more than we realise. From the overt effects of social media to the impossible standards of beauty reinforced in mainstream media. Our self-esteem can be …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 »

6 Secrets to Fixing a Sore Back

It is time to do something about your back pain! Having a sore back can be a huge pain (no pun intended). Every day we are subconsciously using our back and putting it through copious amounts of strain. Carrying groceries, picking up our children, tending to the garden, taking the rubbish bins out – you …Read more »

Helping Men Handle Depression

At Live Life Get Active, we know how much depression can affect any individual, regardless of gender. However, as it’s Men’s Health Week, we want to talk about depression in men, and how difficult getting help can be. If you know of someone suffering from depression, don’t let them keep feeling alone. There is so …Read more »

Five Reasons to Get Outside

Five Reasons Why It’s So Important to Get Outside In our technology-focused world, getting back to nature can be a breath of fresh air. As humans, we feel a natural connection with the world, and explains our desire to be outside and surrounded by green. If you’re looking for reasons why you should spend time …Read more »

Ten Simple Ways to Improve Sleep

Sleep plays a vital role in our health and well-being. Getting quality sleep contributes to healthy brain function, which means improved capacity for learning and better decision making. It also really benefits your mental health and emotional well-being so you are less moody and better able to cope with change and life’s stresses. Physically, you …Read more »

There Is Always Time For You

We all know that exercise is an extremely important part of life. Even 10 minutes a day can help you become happier and healthier. But when you start a family, and time really isn’t your friend anymore, exercise and ‘you time’ can become a distant memory. Becoming a parent is the most rewarding (and toughest) …Read more »

Sitting kills. Its time to stand up!

We know that sitting all day isn’t good for us, but do we really know what it’s doing to our bodies? Let’s find out. It’s killing us According to research we all sit too much. It’s estimated that we spend on average, 7.7 hours sitting – that’s about half of our waking hours. Today’s modern …Read more »