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Fight Your Pillow

Fold your pillow in half, then let go. If the pillow springs back, it’s in good shape. If it just lays there bent like a soggy potato chip, get rid of it. It’s not worthy of supporting your head and neck adequately while you sleep.  

Simple Mindfulness Tip

Simple mindfulness techniques can help you manage stress and achieve more balance in your life.  Deep breathing exercises are a great and simple way to practice mindfulness. To experience the benefits, try to practice deep breathing exercises for just a few minutes...

Laugh Out Loud

Not in an email, not on Twitter or Facebook, but really: laugh out loud. Whether you like watching Family Guy or Seinfeld reruns, if it gets you chuckling, it’s good for your heart. Research from the University of Maryland Medical Centre shows that laughter helps...

Get Outside!

Need a good reason to get outdoors? Here's several! Studies have proven that getting outside can: -Improve your short term memory -Reduce stress -Restore mental energy -Improve concentration -Increase vitamin D. So, what are you waiting for? Get Outside!

Add Spinach to your Diet

Aside from being rich in vitamin C, which is the number one vitamin that boosts immune function, Spinach is also packed with antioxidants and beta carotene that are significant in the infection-fighting capability of our immune system. You can add spinach to your...

Laughter is Indeed The Best Medicine

It can relieve stress, boost your immune function, ease pain, burn calories, and improve your mood. A recent study from www.psychologytoday.com has shown the laughter can even improve the function of our blood vessels! To bring more laughter in your life, indulge in...

Life!

The Life! program is a Victorian lifestyle modification program that helps you reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Run by expert health professionals, the program is delivered as a Group Course or a Telephone Health Coaching service....

Thought for Today Tomorrow….

Become aware of your thoughts. If you find yourself think negatively all the time, the negative thoughts may become your reality. If you are having negative thoughts, try to recognise this thought forming in your brain. Remind yourself that the thought is just that, a...

Silence your phone at night

An uninterrupted deep sleep helps your brain process memories, stress, and emotions. It boosts your mood and improves your memory. When you have had a deep sleep at night, you will have more energy during the day. Likewise, deep sleep helps rejuvenate your body and...

Stand Up!

A 2012 Australian study found the more time you spend sitting during the day, the higher your mortality risk soars. The risk of Heart Disease, Type 2 Diabetes, Cancer is increased with long hours of sitting. And that's just one of a handful of recent reports linking...