7 Reasons to Get on a Bike

We usually associate riding a bike with our childhood when we used to enjoy the thrill of a fast ride around our neighbourhood. However, why should this enjoyment stop once we grow up? Instead of completely switching our bikes for cars, we should keep them in use as well. Not only will we decrease the amount of air pollution by riding a bike, but we’ll get many other benefits as well. Let’s take a look at the top 7 reasons why we should get a bike immediately.

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5 Health Benefits of Yoga for Women

Author bio: Hii! I’m Nancy Wile, a yoga teacher and the founder of Yoga Education Institute. I do my best to help all my students find a sense of ease and mindfulness in each posture that they can then incorporate into other aspects of their lives.  I want you to come as you are and have some fun, and know that everything you need is right there inside of you. 

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Event Overview; Universal Health Coverage High Level Forum Japan 12th - 15th December 2017

The UHC High-Level Forum takes place in Japan from the 12th to the 15th of December next.   WHO defines Universal Health Coverage as “..ensuring that all people have access to needed promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative health services, of sufficient quality to be effective, while also ensuring that people do not suffer financial hardship when paying for these services”. (UHC).    

UHC2030 is the global movement and global commitment to bring stronger health systems for Universal Health Coverage by 2030.     

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Cruise Cure – Dreams do come true!

Do you believe thoughts become things? There is so much about it in on social media now "thoughts become things", "be careful what you wish for", "manifest what you want", "dream it believe it". I believe dreams do come true.

I manifested in my mind the cruise cure, I wanted to go on a cruise to experience so much I have dreamed of and this is what I got. I created this holiday in my mind when I was in the throes of cancer treatment.

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Positive Living Network Galway 1st Birthday Party

We are told that we are the sum of the 5 people we surround ourselves with.   

The reason why Jenny Grainger started the Positive Living Network is a story a lot of us will resonate with.   

Oftentimes when we start following our passion and leave the more mainstream "what people consider normal" type of life our friends and family may not understand us.  It may be that we start to question our life and seek answers to things we never looked at before.   It is at these times we seek to find our tribe and surround ourselves with others that just "get us"!!

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Tools to Help our Emotional Wellbeing

I have been working as an Energy, EFT & Emotional Intelligence Therapist for many years now.   I see a pattern for people, including myself, how our core emotional wounds get triggered by similar types of situations.  For example, we may have issues with our personal power.  We will find though that, the story doesn't have to be the same story that comes up each time, it is really ANY time our power is challenged or at least we perceive it as being challenged. 

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5 Foods that adversely affect a child's academic performance

Increased obesity rates and the growing awareness that students need proper nutrition to develop a healthy body and brain are compelling parents to become more informed. Educating students and parents on the great importance of adhering to a healthier meal plan is fundamental to their academic performance. Needless to say, there are lots of foods that have a negative impact on a student’s brain.

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3 Types of Belly Fat and How to Get Rid of It

Love handles. Nobody loves them, and yet they tend to stick around for quite a while. Many people suffer from the dreaded belly fat, and the thing is that even when they try to do something about it, they make a crucial mistake that prevents them from losing it. Namely, not all types of body fat are the same which means that they are caused by different factors. Before you start any regimen to help you get rid of ab flab, you’ll first have to determine what kind of belly type is yours. Otherwise, you’ll get stuck in a vicious circle of dieting and weight gain.

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5 Tips for Increasing Your Workout Effectiveness

If the training routine was all we needed for achieving the desired physique, growing stronger, becoming happier in our lives, or boosting our confidence, endurance levels and cardiovascular health. However, in addition to your trusty program, there are a few other relevant factors that influence your fitness success, and they all work together in unison to help you achieve your goals.

To make the most of all those hours spent in the Pilates class or the dojo, incorporate the following tips into your already active lifestyle and watch those workouts bloom!

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Must Have Apps For Working Parents

When working a full time job with long hours; being a parent can be difficult. It’s so difficult to find any time for yourself between spending a long day at the office and catching up on the million tasks that have piled up at home in the evening and over the weekend. This infographic from HappyCleans features a wide range of apps that can assist you in winning the precious gift of time!

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