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10 Ways to Generate Happiness

How to boost happiness in 2021, according to science. There are tons of things you can do to boost your happiness in the digital age. The research shows that the strategies that work best depend on you—on your interests, strengths, and abilities. So here are a bunch of strategies to try. You can choose your favorites. 1. Find out what to do first. How are you supposed to build the right happiness skills if you Read more…

Best Yoga Poses to Cool the Body This Summer

Ever wonder why so many yoga retreats are often in locations that are hot? Apart from being a great way to unwind from work and generally far prettier and often with a pool or the ocean nearby, the other key ingredient to a Retreat is often Yoga or some form of physical activity. The heat is a great way to access mobility and flexibility, sweat being a great way to detox the skin and system Read more…

Why Your Core Matters When Weight Training

Having a strong core is important for a number of reasons for general health and wellbeing, especially as a female. In weight training it is even more so. Lets look at a few reasons why: What does the Core do? Having a strong core is a much deeper and more important issue than simply having a super sexy six-pack. The ‘core’ is a group of muscles and tendons that support the spine, hips and provide Read more…

Holiday Fitness Do’s & Dont’s

Going on holiday has a different meaning for different people. For many a holiday is a complete unwind and the chance to stop doing what is their day to day routine, for others is is the chance to focus on forgotten self care that a busy work life depletes.  A chance to break the health rut or, or worse a chronic case of burn out.  Ever wonder why Yoga and Detox retreats are so popular? Read more…