If you find yourself using your smartphone daily, you could have a tail growing on your spine. Yes, you read that right! Ok, ok, so that is the sensationalised headline coming from the media, but the research is real. According to a 2018 study, a number of young people were reported to have a bony

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Modern living and stress seem to go hand in hand, and it may be no surprise to you that the effects of stress can have a significant impact on mental wellbeing. Nevertheless, you may not know that the effects of stress can impact other body systems potentially hindering the achievement of health goals such as

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Confidence has everything to do with spending time with yourself. It’s about being okay with you and focusing on giving yourself the love and attention you deserve. I think as women, we’ve forgotten that, and think of me-time as a luxury or an indulgence, but it’s neither of those things, it’s an absolute necessity in

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Take care of yourself. Be active and eat well – these help maintain a healthy body. Physical and mental health are closely linked; it’s easier to feel good about life if your body feels good. You don’t have to go to the gym to exercise – gardening, vacuuming, dancing and bushwalking all count. Combine physical

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Go for a summer walk! It is a less strenuous form of exercise than going for a hard-core session in the gym. Prefer to be indoors? Why not dance to some festive tunes. A fun way to burn off the Christmas turkey! Take advantage of the Christmas weather. Spend time the beach at any opportunity.

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Many people don’t eat enough of the right types of fat. Add healthy natural fats to your diet such as extra virgin olive oil, macadamia nut oil, coconut oil, avocados, nuts, seeds and even butter. Fat is satiating and helps to prevent overeating. Fat also improves nutrient absorption from vegetables.

It’s true – exercise boosts your mood. Studies show that a brisk walk is just as effective as antidepressants in mild to moderate cases of depression, releasing feel-good endorphins while reducing stress and anxiety. So, for positive mental health, walking’s an absolute must.

With the AFL finals being conducted this month we are certainly going to see some rough & tough footy as the 8 final clubs strive to win the 2018 Premiership. At this time many local competitions are wrapping up & the footy at these levels will just be as intense & many players are likely

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Golf and chiropractic are a natural fit. For years, golf back pain has been accepted by golfers as some kind of badge of honour. But now golfers everywhere are beginning to realize the benefits of having regular chiropractic treatment to treat their golf back pain. Swinging a driver or three iron at speeds of up

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Ninety-two percent of Australian children aged 5-14 years use information and communication technologies including computers, with increased use correlated with higher age. 87% of boys and 80% of girls regularly participate in electronic screen-based activities. As a result of this increased usage, Chiropractors are treating more young patients suffering from unhealthy computing behaviours, which can

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