All posts tagged: the sunshine exchange

Why I use a step tracker + ways to get more steps in to your day.

Why I use a step tracker + how to get more steps in to your day

Recently I have been able to test out a Fitbit Charge HR wristband for the first time (a kind loan from my partners parents), after swearing I would never buy one as I didn’t think it would help me towards being fitter or healthier. I’ll be the first to admit I was wrong! Advertisements

10 Best Blogs on Mindfulness and Personal Growth.

10 Best Blogs on Mindfulness and Personal Growth

“Mindfulness – A state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you observe your thoughts and feelings from a distance, without judging them good or bad. Instead of letting your life pass you by, mindfulness means living in the moment and awakening to experience.” – Psychology Today Mindfulness is a buzzword at the moment, or maybe it has been around for thousands of years, and it is only now that we focus on it. Only now, when our lives are a hectic blur of learning, improving, working, living, breathing, that we suddenly have come to the realisation that if we do not stop and live in the moment, we might miss the little things that give us pleasure. Or maybe it’s just me. Either way, some days I feel like I can look back at my week or month and see a blur of events, with nothing in clear focus. Just a mash. It’s those times when I look to these websites to give me a bit of clarity, a bit of …

Beef Nachos with guacamole.

Restaurant Review | Alpine Lodge, St Arnaud

  Name: Alpine Lodge, St Arnaud Location: 75 Main Road St Arnaud, St Arnaud, Saint Arnaud 7072, New Zealand Website: Advertisements

Lemon Lime Coconut Slice.

Recipe: Raw Lemon Lime and Coconut Slice

The temperature is getting warmer, and so are the cravings for refreshing food and drink. Lemons and limes are always a warm weather favourite, and combined with coconut, make a really fruity tropical mix. This slice is really easy to make, and uses the same raw base that I have used for most of my raw treats, so it gets easier and easier very time 🙂 Hope you enjoy! Advertisements

Crushing on: Erin Motz, founder of Bad Yogi.

Crushing on: Erin Motz [Co-founder Of Bad Yogi]

Name: Erin Motz Based: Nice, France Occupation: Co-Founder of Bad Yogi Websites: Erin Motz site Official Bad Yogi site Instagram: Erin Motz @erinmotz About Erin motz: Erin isn’t your traditional yogi, she’s a ‘carnivorous, red wine and French cheese-loving type’ who has just moved to Nice, France! She was originally based in Tampa, FL, where she teaches vinyasa flow. She doesn’t spout endless Sanskrit, and she firmly believes that yoga is for everyone, no matter what shape, age, or life period they are in. Advertisements

Top 8 Health & Fitness Instagrammers.

Spotlight: My Top 8 Inspiring Health and Fitness Instagrammers

These lovely ladies motivate and inspire me everyday with their dedication to health and fitness, their awesome tips and advice, and also their amazing documentation on Instagram of all their hard work and creations, take a look! Advertisements

6 Simple + Easy Ideas For Your Sensational Spring Bucket List.

6 Simple + Easy Ideas For Your Sensational Spring Bucket List

01 / Take a class to learn something new Spring is a great time to learn and try new things, and freshen up your skills. Here’s some class ideas: Health & Nutrition French/Italian inspired cooking class Pilates or Yoga class Upholstery/Sewing class Terrarium creation Advertisements


Southern Adventure: How to Experience Dunedin on a Budget

Sometimes the feeling of being broke can be exhilarating and freeing (not often! but sometimes). You suddenly have to put more effort into planning your adventures, and consider your budget constraints. While it can be saddening to cut out all the exciting things you can’t do, it also means you can get really creative with your time, and really appreciate the people who you experience things with. Advertisements

My Dirty Obsessions [ A Frank Scrub Love Affair].

My Dirty Obsession [A Frank Scrub Love Affair]

Frank Original Coffee Scrub Website: Frank Body Rating: 5/5 Product Category: Face and Body Price: $14.95 AUD ($16.53 NZD) Shipping: $4.50 NZD or 2xup – Free WHEN DID THIS SCANDALOUS AFFAIR BEGIN? It began like any other day. Trawling through Instagram, sighing at the gorgeous pictures, weeping over the terrifically toned bods of suntanned gods and flexible females. And then a glimpse of brown and pink caught my eye. Advertisements

Image link to Elle Fit Active website.

Crushing On: Elle Landgren [Elle Fit Active]

Name: Elle/ Eliza Landgren Website: Age: 24 Based: Queensland, Australia Occupation: Certified ACROVINYASA Teacher, Chair Yoga Teacher, Completed courses in Mindfulness Coaching and Assisting & Adjusting, completing 200hr Yoga Teacher Training. Founder of Elle Fit Active Advertisements