Diets and exercise not working? Don’t give up!

Diets and exercise not working? Don’t give up!

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Statistics show hormones cause Weight Gain in 75% of Women

Here are 7 signs your hormones are out of balance:

  1. Gaining weight around the middle and can’t shift the weight no matter what you do.
  2. Feeling tired, irritable more often than not.
  3. Feeling bloated often these days.
  4. Everything is starting to stress you, even the little things.
  5. Rely on coffee, tea to give you a pep up often during the day.
  6. Can’t think properly, your brain feels like it is full of cotton wool.
  7. Your sex drive has taken a nose dive.

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6 Tips To Increase Your Influence At Home, Work Or In Community

6 Tips To Increase Your Influence At Home, Work Or In Community

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Consciously or unconsciously we all influence those around us, whether for good or bad or a lot or a little. Would you like to learn how you can use your positive influence to effect empowering change in your family, at work or in the community?
Here are a few tips from Dr Robert Cialdini, a leading expert on influence, that may help you achieve more impact in the everyday –

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Sports Drinks – Useful Or Sugar Hits?

Sports Drinks – Useful Or Sugar Hits?

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These days I am astounded at how many kids are drinking sports drinks, even if they’re not playing sport and just kicking back with friends. Why have sports drinks become the new soft drink?

Commercial sports drinks were initially designed for athletes, who trained and sweated vigorously for prolonged periods, so required electrolytes, rehydration and calorie replenishment. This market is relatively small yet the sports drink market has become a $US 6.81 billion business. Suddenly there are a lot of elite athletes out there….?

Powerade and Gatorade wouldn’t be in big business if the only people who consumed their products were those who actually needed them. These companies cleverly market to sports conscious people and parents of children who play sport, to convince them they are making a healthier choice by consuming these drinks rather than soft drinks. When really, a humble water and possibly a piece of fruit would be of greatest benefit.

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