5 Tips for Preparing Healthy Work Lunches

Weight gain often starts at work. Yep, right when you’re trying to move forward with your life that little extra ‘pudge’ starts creeping onto your rear end while you sit and try to finish that winning report. The two main reasons for weight gain at work are sitting on your butt for too long (we don’t move enough!) and eating the wrong food (how’s that cookie jar looking?).

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How Mums Build Successful Careers: The Work-Life Blend

Far out, there’s a lot happening in the world of modern working life and mums trying to build a career might be wondering how on earth it’s all meant to happen. What’s with this ‘work-life balance’ thing? How is it achieved? Well, I’ve started to think of it more as a ‘blend’ rather than a ‘balance’.

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7 Ways to Function on Very Little Sleep

While we all know we need sleep, and enough of it, there are times in life where sleep eludes us and we just have to get on with it. That’s often when you see the coffee line build up. Getting enough sleep is so important for your health but also your work productivity. The problem can also be that you are so busy or stressed about the work you have to do the next day that you can’t sleep! So, what do you do when the alarm goes off and you know you just have to get up? Try these tips to help you get by until you hit the pillow again.

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What’s really in your kids’ snacks? You might not want to know!

By Rosemary Marchese Physiotherapist and mum of 3 fit kids So, what are you putting in your kids’ lunchboxes? Perhaps the odd packet of bikkies? Are you thinking that a small ‘treat’ after dinner is okay if they eat all their dinner? Well, I’m not here to tell you what to do but you may want to think twice after you read this little list of interesting points I have compiled. What’s really in your kids’ snacks? You might not want to know! Diethyl glycol is a chemical used in…

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REALISTIC GUIDE TO GOING ORGANIC

Is it really worth bothering? How good is organic, really? We all know it’s definitely not good for paying off the mortgage! But it is good for packing in more antioxidants into produce. Plus, we all know what it doesn’t contain – a bunch of nasty chemicals that have been linked to headaches, anxiety, superbugs and a whole heap of other health complaints.

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