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!
“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 …
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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!
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.
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!
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
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.
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.
Name: Elle/ Eliza Landgren Website: http://www.ellefitactive.com/ 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