3 De-Stress Tips for Busy Executives to Sleep Well and Perform Well – Fitness Article

by Rachel Grunwell  Life can be busy and we can hold onto a lot of stress. So, it’s important to take time to pause , unwind and to re-set. If you don’t take time for self-care, then you can wind up facing “burn out”. If this stress carries on for too long, it can snowball. Too much stress can lead to poor sleep and poor concentration. It can then spiral into things like anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts. Stress chemicals can…

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Peanut Butter & Honey Choc Slice – Fitness Article

Peanut Butter & Honey Choc Slice My kids give this recipe the big thumbs up. It’s not always easy to please my three boys when it comes to baking – especially the teenager. But all my boys dig this. The secret ingredient is the new 100% natural 1839 Mānuka honey, which is a premium Mānuka honey from New Zealand. This is uniquely triple churned so it is silky smooth and mouth-wateringly delicious. Mānuka honey is well known for its antibacterial,…

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Workplace Wellness Works | Inspired Health by Rachel Grunwell – Fitness Article

Are you in a workplace that has an ambulance-at-the-bottom-of-the-cliff style wellbeing strategy? You know, an organisation that only has counsellors at hand to deal with the most catastrophic events when things are already a mess… Or does your workplace care about trying to uplift your wellbeing so you are more balanced and resilient if your stress-levels tip over the edge? If you work for a smart company, they’ll understand that workplace wellbeing strategies are smart. If employees are healthy and…

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Yoga Girl to CrossFit Addict… – Fitness Article

Yoga Girl to CrossFit Addict… Yoga-Girl to CrossFit Addict… About two years ago I joined the CrossFit Newmarket gym in Auckland with the intention of turning up twice weekly to purely strengthen my running. I wanted to strengthen my legs to power myself up the hills faster. I was also curious about CrossFit because I teach yoga at the CrossFitNZ premises (and I love working with athletes on re-balancing their bodies and minds). Fast forward to today… and I’m doing…

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5 Tips to Wardrobe Edit – with personal stylist Johanna-May Manks – Fitness Article

5 Tips to Wardrobe Edit – with personal stylist Johanna-May Manks My “closet confessions” are already laid bare in my new wellness book Balance: Food, Health + Happiness. I ‘fess up in a chapter in the book on de-cluttering that I need to work on my wardrobe… In the book by the way, I interview declutter expert Rachel Hoffman from Rhode Island, in the US. She shares tips on how to unclutter your habitat ie your wardrobe, house, to emails. She…

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Cheers to Low Beers | Inspired Health by Rachel Grunwell – Fitness Article

Cheers to Low Beers | Inspired Health by Rachel Grunwell Cheers to Low Beers By Rachel Grunwell Conscious consumers are increasingly choosing low carb and low/no alcohol beer products in New Zealand, says the head honcho of a big brewery. And the owner of the New World Mt Roskill supermarket says he has noticed the trend in store too. By the way, it’s not just chicks who want the beer alternatives; Blokes order it just as much. Actually, millennials are…

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