G.R.E.A.T D.R.E.A.M – Trying Out

  When was the last time you tried something new or learned a new skill?  One of the key components to happiness is to step out of routine or familiarity and experience something different. Whether that be a different dish at your favourite restaurant, taking a...

G.R.E.A.T D.R.E.A.M – Awareness

The very definition of the word awareness is to have ‘knowledge or perception of a situation or fact’.  To be aware of one’s situation requires one to be present, obviously, but being present is more than being physically situated somewhere.  Awareness, at any given moment,...

The Importance of Including Protein in Your Diet

Protein is one of three macronutrients (protein, fat and carbohydrates). Protein is vitally important for health, there are essential amino acids (proteins) that are required for good health that your body can’t make, and you must get them from your diet. Here are some examples of...

Just a Spoonful of Sugar?

They say it’s one of the most important ingredients used in the kitchen. The first thing that comes to your mind is the sweetness, and the taste always leaves you wanting more, Sugar is an unhealthy substance, its added flavour and texture to an ingredient. There...

6 Things You Need to Know about Food Labels

Look on the nutrition panel under sugar. 1 teaspoon of sugar is 4g, so if the product says it has 20g of sugar; it has five teaspoons of added sugar. The World Health Organisation recommends that adults eat no more than six teaspoons of sugar...

Exercising on a Low Budget

For a while, there was a strong belief within the community that the only way to exercise was by obtaining a gym membership. Although joining and going to a gym is a great way to exercise, stay fit and healthy, it is not the only...

The Benefits of Having a Gym Partner

Although working out alone at the gym does provide you with great qualities including levels of focus and concentration, sometimes working out with a partner offers a number of great benefits as well. If you are someone who is lacking in motivation or a bit...