Monthly Archives September 2016

NATURE HEALS

In a recent interview with the well-known South African trail runner, Ryan Sandes, (winner of numerous local and international competitions, amongst these the 4 Deserts in 2010), he indicated that he loves being outdoors, as he experiences a direct bond
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A brain “trick” to effectively deal with stressful situations

A highly stressful situation, such as public speaking for the novice, or going for an important job interview, can lead to so much anxiety, that it impedes your performance – leaving you stuttering and stammering and unable to think clearly.
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Coughing, a winter’s tale

During the winter months, often once in bed at night, one is overcome with bouts of coughing! That persistent cough may be very irritating, but in actual fact it plays a vital role in the body’s defense against infection and
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Sitting for long periods is a health risk!

Recently published findings of scientifically proven studies have indicated that sitting for long periods of time, coupled with physical inactivity, is as important a risk factor as chronic disease for early mortality.  This risk is reduced in correlation with the
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UNDERSTANDING OUR SECOND BRAIN

Your body contains a separate nervous system which is so complex, it has been called the second brain.  It comprises an estimated 500 million neurons (nerve cells), and is around 9 metres long, stretching from your esophagus to your anus. 
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