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The 6-Week Sugar Detox Program

How often have you started a diet only to find you can’t stick to it and you “fall off the wagon” a month or two after starting? Why do diets fail? Because they often change everything about your diet all at once. Because they often restrict calories which leaves you feeling unsatisfied and drives hunger & food cravings. Because […]

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The Wellness Summit Melbourne Summary

This weekend, I had the pleasure of joining 600 people from all over Australia (and even some from NZ), who were all keen to learn about how they could bring more wellness into their lives. The Wellness Summit was a huge event! 10 hours of informative presentations from some really dynamic and entertaining presenters…I was […]

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Sleep or Death?

Sleep or Death? Too Dramatic?

Not according to this neat little infographic.

You need more sleep.

It is as simple as that. Your health and longevity depends on getting 7-9 hours of good, quality sleep on a consistent basis. It is a matter of sleep or death.

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How to Make Your Own Blackout Blinds

In my role as a medical representative I am often on the road away from home. When I used to look after the East Gippsland region of country Victoria, I had the pleasure of staying in a beautiful bed and breakfast just out of Sale. Minnie’s B&B is a self-contained house on a 10 hectare […]

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5 Ways to get a Better Night’s Sleep

If you had have asked me a year ago I would have said that my sleep was pretty dialled in. I went to bed at a reasonable hour, even to the point where I would say “nite-nite” mid-movie, amid much hassling about being lame and getting asked if I was “going to be late for […]

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How Does Sleep Actually Affect Weight Loss?

In the previous post we looked at the effect that sleep deprivation has on our ability to lean out and drop unwanted body fat. A lack of sleep or shorter sleep time has been strongly associated with a higher body mass index (BMI) and weight gain [1] [2]. T.S Wiley in Lights Out! suggests that this […]

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Duckie #1: What Affect does Sleep have on Weight Loss?

As a teenager I was fascinated with a sci-fi book called Beggars in Spain. [Yeah, so I was a bit of a nerd-linger...but if you are into sci-fi I can highly recommend this exploration into themes of equality, consequences and discrimination.] Beggars in Spain is set in the future where scientists have worked out how […]

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Launch of Eat. Sleep. Move.

Welcome to Eat. Sleep. Move. This is a blog that will share both my own and my husband’s experiences with eating to a Paleolithic template, improving our sleeping habits, training in a Crossfit box, learning to cook and growing our own heirloom veggies. For basic survival the physical needs of our paleolithic ancestors were not […]

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