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Articles and information to help you enhance you wellbeing.

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 »

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 »

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 »

Can meditation help me focus as well as relax?

Meditation can make your life easier, and here’s why: Meditation is a great way to relax. In fact, it reduces things like stress and anxiety, as well as keeps you grounded and present in the moment (despite what might be going on around you). But did you know that meditation also has other benefits too? …Read more »

How smiling impacts both your mental and physical health

Smiles are the universal symbol of happiness Receiving a smile from a stranger or friend brings you instant feelings of joy and pleasure. No words or further communication is required to feel immediate happiness, and therefore you can’t help but smile back yourself. Smiles are contagious and are the only thing we want to spread. …Read more »

Simple Ways to Care for Your Mental Health – Tips From a Counsellor

We all feel different levels of worry, concern, stress, fatigue or feeling a bit flat here and there, some more than others. No matter what it is you’re feeling, your mental health is important! There are simple things we can do to care for our mental health and feel better – simple but important and …Read more »

Is muscle tone the secret to reversing the ageing process?

Looking younger and feeling younger! We all want this, yet the answer to this elixir seems so out of reach… or does it? It’s no secret, we spend billions of dollars on creams and diets to look less wrinkled and thinner. We inject things into our bodies and suck unwanted fat out in the attempt …Read more »