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5 ways to stop worrying so much

Worrying is such a futile exercise and yet we continue to do it, at each and every opportunity. Instead of focusing on ‘why’ we do it, because we are living in a society whereby we are conditioned to want bigger and better, I’d like you to focus on ways to stop the worrying. Here are the top 5 ways that I help myself to alleviate the worry in my life:

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Best Herbal remedies to aid sleep

Sometimes in this fast paced world, we opt for the ‘quick fix’, when our body spirals out of balance. We immediately call to make an appointment to see the G.P, when our sleep goes out the window or we don’t know what is causing our symptoms. We are innately programmed to do so.

What if I were to educate you to think a different way. To choose to stay away from synthetic medicine and stimulants, and to try some natural sleep aids instead.

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Digital Detox

Why having a Technology Detox could help you discover more ‘me’ time

Are we damaging our health with constant exposure to digital devices on a daily basis?

I find that we are living in a time where we are always on our devices. This includes me too.

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Your healing touch – 5 practices to try yourself

We all have the capacity to call on God’s divine power to help heal with Healing Touch. It is used by individuals who wish to enhance wellness within themselves and has been both studied and documented for years. Is it your time to try your Healing Touch?

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How hands on healing can help you

During my journey of discover (of self) I came to love and know God. Practicing the ancient form of healing, known as the laying-on-of-hands or hands on healing, I am an instrument through which God’s healing energy flows. I feel very blessed to be able to use what I have learnt, and been called to do, to address the physical, emotional, mental and spiritual dimensions of a person. My Hands on Healing sessions involve restoring balance to a person’s mind, body, and soul.

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5 reasons to stretch out

There are deemed 5 components of fitness; Cardiovascular, Strength, Power, Nutrition and Flexibility. Flexibility tends to be the one that is neglected, and yet I personally preach that ‘stretching’ should be an integral part of your workout program. You may ask why stretch?

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Stay healthy on holiday

Stay healthy on holiday

A recent study has shown that two weeks of inactivity is bad for your health, here is how you can take a break without taking time out from exercise.

Watersports

Heading to the beach? This is the best environment to stay active and there are usually lots of options to keep you occupied. Shape up in the sea by swimming, sea kayaking or paddle boarding – all great for cardio exercise and burning calories. Surfing is also an option and is great for strengthening your shoulders, back and legs.

Trail Fitness

The countryside gives you endless options for keeping fit and active. Consider hiring bikes and riding the trails or alternatively invest in a local walking book and head off on a hike. Hiking is low-intensity and low-impact cardio.

Hill Training

Incline training whether that is hill hiking, riding or running is all fantastic for building your cardio and improving your lower-body strength and lung power. See if any of your fellow holidaymakers are interested in going for an all-day hike in the local countryside, you could make friends at the same time!

Daily Activity

Staying active throughout the day instead of lounging on the sun lounger all day is also a good way to stay healthy. Explore the sights by foot or bike and pedal around the town. If you’re on a cruise, don’t stick to the gym, many of the cruise liners now have a running/walking track around the boat so you can get your steps in between ports!

Bodyweight circuits

If your hotel doesn’t boast a gym or pool then you can squeeze a great workout in using your own bodyweight. Circuit training is a simple way to get an effective workout while on holiday. Choose 10 exercises such as press-ups, lunges, squats, tricep dips and use the hotel furniture as equipment – these are all good exercises to burn calories!