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Star Letter
I bought the February 2020 Good Health & Wellbeing magazine to read while relaxing on the beach in Gisborne. What attracted me was Art and Matilda Green on the cover, but as I read the magazine I was inspired and intrigued by many of the articles. Th
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Endometriosis And Fatigue
The symptoms of endometriosis can have a major impact on quality of life, mental health and physical health, but a Swiss study has found that more than half of women with the condition are also twice as likely to experience frequent fatigue compared
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10 Minutes To A Toned New You!
With it being a new decade, you’re probably raring to go with a full-on new fitness routine. And it’s great to start out as you mean to go on, but before you hit the heavy weights, it’s important to understand where your body is at right now, and to
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Home CHOICE
Proven to reduce wrinkle volume by 4.5 times, Snowberry’s Youth Renewing Serum delivers the eProlex™ triple peptide complex to help boost collagen and elastin production while nourishing and hydrating. It has been specifically designed to re-densify
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In your SIGHTS
It has been drummed into us since we were children to ‘slip, slop and slap’ on sunscreen to protect our largest organ, our skin, from solar UV (ultraviolet) damage and melanoma, but did you know UV rays can also play havoc on our eyes? In New Zealand
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Heart Disease
Do you often feel fatigued by everyday activities such as shopping, cleaning or climbing stairs? When the heart is less able to pump blood to all of the body’s tissues, it conserves resources by diverting blood from the limbs and instead sending it t
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What’s Your Type?
1 Ask someone to take a picture of you, standing upright from sideways on. Take a look at how your posture looks. 2 Compare your posture to the ilustrations shown on this page. Which one most resembles how you stand? Look in particular at the upper
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Go With The FLOW
Yoga nidra is a meditative practice for deep relaxation and healing that dates back to 700 BCE and is the perfect first step if you would like to learn to successfully meditate. Even if your meditation game is on point, yoga nidra is hugely beneficia
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Health Now
For those who are on an oral contraceptive pill but have trouble remembering to take it each day, scientists are currently developing a contraceptive pill that only needs to be taken once a month. The gelatine capsule dissolves in the stomach, releas
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Breathe Away
When you’re stressed and anxious, your breathing may become shallow or you might hold your breath, which means you’re not taking in enough oxygen. This can lead to lower levels of oxygen and higher levels of carbon monoxide in your blood and the resu
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Ask The Expert
When doing a bench press is it best to have feet on the ground or in the air at 90 degrees? A There is no right or wrong, one is simply more advanced (feet in the air) due to having to balance with the back, due to your feet not helping you stabili
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A Guide To Do Yoga Nidra At Home
1 Find a quiet space to practise where you won’t be disturbed. Make sure your phone is on silent. If you live with people, let them know you’re about to practise so you’re not interrupted. 2 Wear comfortable clothing and nothing that restricts your
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Don’t Get Sick This Season. Remember To
Clean: Wash hands, chopping boards, utensils and surfaces before and after preparing raw meat. Cook: Cook meat and poultry thoroughly, until juices run clear. Chill: Cover, store separately and chill in the fridge. If in doubt chuck it out. Fol
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Try This
When you sit, your body assumes you’re in a resting position and slows you down. Many of us sit all day for work, and then again on the trip home, and once we’re at home, we’re usually sitting again. That’s a lot of sitting. Frequent breaks will help
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On the FLIP SIDE
While conflict is part of human interaction, it’s not necessarily an inevitable outcome when differences and disagreements arise. In our daily life it’s not unusual to look at the same situation as someone else and have a completely different view fr
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Prepare to FLOURISH
Regular movement, nourishment, social connection, restoration and a sense of purpose are all essential pillars for overall health and happiness, yet finding time to squeeze each of them into your busy life can feel like an impossibility. If only ther
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RECIPE FOR A Happy Body
Watching Hayley light up the small screen as a host of The Great Kiwi Bake Off and comedic current affairs show Have You Been Paying Attention?, it’s easy to pick that she was the class clown at school. “I just crave making people laugh,” she beams w
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Natural Therapies
With non-specific symptoms like fatigue, a holistic approach can be effective. An alternative practitioner, such as a naturopath, will look at your health from all angles and may identify a number of factors that are contributing to your symptoms. Th
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PURPOSE And Positivity
Being informed that you have a carcinoid tumour in your stomach on the day you discover you’re pregnant with your first child would be a nightmare for any woman. But for Kara Rickard, host of George FM’s Breakfast, there was never a moment where she
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Green Thumbs
Whether you’re growing salad greens or pruning trees and hedges, gardening can mentally and physically help with... » Symptoms of anxiety » and depression » Heart and bone health Muscle strength, » mobility and fitness » Vitamin D » Nutrition Memory
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Ageing is inevitable – OR IS IT?
Many of us believe that ageing brings a slide into ill health, loss of mobility and mental decline. According to Dr David Sinclair, Harvard researcher and author of Lifespan: Why we age – and why we don’t have to, this view is out-dated. In fact, Dr
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‘I Just Wasn’t My Old Self’
“I was pretty energetic until I hit 40. After that I started to feel tired more often during the day and was less inclined to get out and exercise like I used to. I tried going to bed earlier and although that did help a bit, I just wasn’t my old sel
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Kara’s Health Tips
» It’s really important to do something every day. Whether that’s walking, going to the gym or going for a bike ride, because even if you don’t feel like exercising, you will feel really good afterwards. » To feel healthy, I have to have my mind in a
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Yasmin Boland Reveals What Your Stars Have In Store For You This Month
If you’ve been waiting for a sign that it’s time for you to make your mark in the world professionally, wait no more – the epic Jupiter/ Pluto alignment in your Career Zone this month is your sign! We just had a healing New Moon in Aries – now here c
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Can You Spot A MELANOMA?
Adam Brook owes his life to a haircut. When the 27-year-old personal trainer from Tamworth, Australia booked in for a regular trim last year, he had no idea that it would forever change his life. During the appointment, Adam was informed by his haird
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Ask The Expert
Does exercise decrease the risk of Alzheimer’s disease? A Yes. Anything that improves your cardiovascular health decreases your risk of Alzheimer’s disease by improving the blood supply to your brain. More recently, research has shown that independ
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Calm Your Mind
Another day is drawing to a close and you’re pulling back the doona and ready to slip into a deep slumber. But the moment your head sinks into the pillow, suddenly you couldn’t be further from rest. Your mind goes into overdrive, replaying every daft
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Change Is Coming...
Every year has a sort of astrological “signature” – a central theme or story. This year, one of the signatures is a series of rolling Jupiter/Pluto alignments – one of which takes place this month. Jupiter is the planet of plenty, Pluto is the plan
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Look Out For:
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CHECK the label
Gone are the days when protein powders were reserved solely for bodybuilders and athletes – they are now a common pantry item for snacks, smoothies, or a convenient way to refuel muscles in between the gym and your next meal. The most nutritious and
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