More Powerful Than Morphine — Feel Better Fast

Free Legal “Drug” Readily Available Anytime You Want it Endorphins—named as endogenous morphine—are the feel good hormones that flood your body with happiness and well-being in response to exercise. Laughing out loud or even simply smiling can put the squeeze on your endorphin pump. These hormones can…

Get Inspired to Get Fit… Get Fit to Get Inspired!

By Kevin Martin and LeAura Alderson Exercise, Fitness, Inspiration and Motivation… it’s a Chicken and Egg Equation People often talk about needing to get motivated to get fit. It’s really a chicken and egg kind of thing because while we need to generate the motivation…

Is Social Media Making Eating Disorders Worse

Social Media Side-Effects. Good or Bad? Pro-eating-disorder social-media sites are dangerous to girls and young women. We don’t mean “pro-eating” as in “professional eating”. We mean it to say those people and sites who are FOR eating disorders. What? you mean such a thing exists?…

Why Counting to 10 Works…

…If You’re Also Breathing Deeply I could say ‘read this when you have time’ but I’m not going to. Please read immediately! Breathing is the most natural thing in the world. Yet I find the more I think about it and stop to take some…

Hidden Signs of Depression

Signs of Depression that can Look Like Something Else Most people do not realize that depression’s symptoms aren’t as simple as “feeling sad.” Depression affects one out of ten Americans. That’s a huge number of people when you consider America’s population. It’s even worse when…

Workout Playlist: Electronic Dance Music

Workout To These Sick Beats Can we all agree that workouts really aren’t as fun without music?  Okay, maybe there are a few of you out there that can bench press in utter silence.  I commend you for your focus. For the rest of us,…

PMS is Never Normal

How to Say no to PMS PMS can be like this. But it doesn’t have to be. Once we were told that we had to endure PMS. PMS (premenstrual syndrome) was first described in 1931. By the 1950s medicine had recognised estrogen as a major…

Why am I Tired All the Time?

This Might be it. There’s a reason why some people constantly feel tired. They feel drowsy all morning, tired all afternoon and sleepy all evening. That is surely not the sign of a healthy and happy life. There is so much one could do with…

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

What’s Hiding in Your Coffee? A long black, as we call it in Australia, has about 2 calories. That’s just a simple cup of black coffee. A “long black” is the same as an Americano. Both are made the same way: by pouring a double-shot…

The Relationship Between Stress and Fat

Relax and Lose Weight! Stress is never a good thing. But being relaxed at all times isn’t easy either. How can you be relaxed before an exam? How do you relax during a tough business negotiation… or when the kids are screaming and you have a…

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