Mental & Emotional HealthStress
January 21, 2021

Beat your stress before it beats you

With so much still unknown about COVID and what might be on the cards for 2021, it’s a good time to start putting strategies in place to “future proof” your health. Given the role of stress on your health, learning to manage it is essential in improving your overall well-being.
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Healthy LifestyleWork
January 21, 2021

Want to realise your dreams? Then this step is critical…

It is tempting to read articles and see stories about success and believe it happened overnight. Not to say that never happens, but unfortunately, the idea of instant success is often more myth than fact. The truth behind success – be that in improving your academic performance, your physical health, your mental health, or your financial well-being - is a lot less glamourous.
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Mental & Emotional Health
January 21, 2021

One key habit to improve your mental health in 2021

When you want to improve your health, you focus on the basics: eat better and exercise more. But here is something else to consider: your social life. We’re not referring just to how often you go out with friends, but how your relationships impact your overall well-being.
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Food & nutritionRecipes
December 16, 2020

Banting? Try this carb-friendly alternative to pasta and potatoes

Think of a side dish with meat and most people will mention pasta, potatoes or rice. Unfortunately these are all high in carbs, but low in fibre and other essential nutrients. Healthier choices include vegetables like butternut, carrots and sweet potatoes, which can be prepared many different ways: grilled, steamed, roasted or even mashed! Here’s our alternative to traditional mashed potatoes!
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Food & nutritionRecipes
December 14, 2020

Banting Christmas lunch

If this is your first holiday as a banter, or you’re having LCHF guests over for Christmas lunch, you might be wondering where to begin. Here are some suggestions on how to make it a fabulous and stress-free day.
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Gender based Violence
December 7, 2020

Today I grab my financial destiny. Today I find strength in vulnerability.

“Vulnerability is not winning or losing; it's having the courage to show up and be seen when we have no control over the outcome. Vulnerability is not weakness; it's our greatest measure of courage.” – Brené Brown
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Gender based Violence
December 4, 2020

Today I silence my fear. Today I don’t bury my head in the sand.

“I’m fine”. Sounds familiar? It’s a standard response, often coupled with a smile or a wave of the hand. But how are you really? One tactic of an abuser is to deflate your psychological power and well-being, and so having the courage to check in with yourself can be the first step towards regaining control.
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Recipes
December 3, 2020

Chocolate-chili chickpea brownie

Who says that holiday dessert has to be fruit-cake, trifle or mince pies? These moist chocolate brownies have a delicious little sting to them - and they’re not only vegan, but also gluten-free!
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Recipes
December 1, 2020

Tasty low GI Christmas cake for Diabetics

Low GI and low GL, this fruit cake is perfect for diabetics. Bake it a couple of days before Christmas for the family get-together – it’s also good as a gift!
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Gender based Violence
November 25, 2020

Today I reach out. And make financial independence my goal.

Gender-based violence is violence perpetrated on an individual based on his or her sexual or gender identity. This includes physical, sexual, verbal, emotional, financial and psychological abuse. It also includes economic coercion. We want to address this specifically because it keeps so many women trapped
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