Health and Wellbeing

Why sitting time is dangerous to your health: and changes you can make!

Written by: Isabella Peters- Third year Exercise and Sport Science student at Deakin University. Sitting time! Known to be one of our societies silent killers. We are constantly sitting in our car driving to

How does a sedentary lifestyle impact the benefit of exercise?

The World Health Organisation (WHO) defines physical activity as any bodily movement produced by the muscular system that requires the expenditure of energy.  It has been well document within scientific literature

Why Sitting Is Bad For You

Studies demonstrate that sitting for long periods of time can be harmful to your health. Physiological harm arises from excessive sitting! Sitting also leads to adverse changes in your posture, which increases

The Habits Of Happiness

What is happiness and how can you feel happy more often? Matthieu Ricard has devoted his life to studying and answering these difficult questions. Influenced by his Buddhist faith and his scientific mind, Matthieu

How Much Sleep Is Enough?

Sleeping is crucial to your ongoing health management. It is vital for a number of repair and restorative processes that occur within your body, all of which are critical to ensure your optimal health. With our

Stress Impedes Weight Loss

The link between stress and an increased risk of cardiovascular disease has been well-documented.  Stress also seriously impedes your weight loss due to the increased hormones and other chemicals your body produces

How To FLOURISH During This Holiday Season

The lead up to the holiday season comes with numerous social opportunities, each with varying food and alcohol temptations that are at odds with your normal healthy eating. So how can you find a way not to just