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Author: Tricia L. Snell

WHO IS TRISH? Australian journalist and copywriter, Tricia Leanne Snell, has an extensive writing history that spans back to 2004. She is a short-and-long-form writer that works with large corporate clients and individual business persons, as well as magazines and other publications. Tricia specialises in health and fitness, real estate, mortgage and finance, automotive and investment. She is also an advocate and fundraiser for Kidney Health Australia, and has been for 10-years. In addition, she is a volunteer for the Community Visitor Scheme, which is a part of SA Health and the mental health system in South Australia. This is a three year statutory volunteer appointment, where Tricia, along with other volunteers, review mental health facilities, talk to patients and their families, staff and other people involved in the mental health system, and then she reports on her findings. The scheme has been initiated to improve the mental health system and Tricia reports directly to the ministerial body. Tricia's qualifications include: Bachelor of Communication - majoring in journalism (Qualified Journalist) Certificate of Nutrition (Qualified Dietary Adviser) Certificate III & IV in Fitness (Qualified Personal Fitness Trainer)

It’s Mental Health Week So Get Out & Active to Improve Your Mind’s Wellbeing

Mental Health Week runs from Monday 8 – Saturday 14 October, 2017 to highlight the fact that one in five Australians are impacted by mental illness. Plus, this week is also a time to shine a more positive light on the issue.

So why exercise? According to Health Direct sound mental health and exercise work well together. In fact, they are the best of friends, with one complementing the other so they achieve great results.  

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REAL LOVE Part 8: To Good To Be True

It was only a couple days into my 90-day experiment (of finding truth, understanding and real love and connection during the onset of a new relationship) that I began to suffer at the hands of the big fat “F.” That would be fear, ladies and gentlemen. I kept a written log for a couple of months, to record how I was feeling, what came up for me, and to reference it as this journey progressed. They were just words, quick thoughts, concepts and feelings. I tried to jot them down as soon as they came up. [I do suggest this as an exercise for anyone that is willing to take a peek within and begin working through what’s really going on inside.] 

Flexible Dieting & Eating Disorders

Recovery from an eating disorder or disordered eating involves so much more than just addressing diet. They are such complex issues often involving comorbid conditions such as anxiety, depression, PTSD, OCD and substance abuse. At the centre of any eating disorder is a person who is trying to feel some sense of value. Adherence to rigid behaviours and rules around diet, exercise and other compensatory means,  gives this sense of value.

How I Improved My Travel Food Safety With Freedom Foods In One Day

Travel food safety is a must when travelling to ensure an enjoyable trip

It’s a fact, around 600 million people – almost 1 in 10 globally – fall ill after eating contaminated food yearly according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and a recent Lonergan Research survey found 1-in-4 Australians travelling to at-risk destinations fell ill on their last trip. So, how can you avoid getting sick when travelling?

3 Shocking Wild Women On Top Secrets You Never Knew

Wild Women On Top Sunrise Health Hike Kick Off

INSHAPE NEWS LIFESTYLE – 3 Shocking Wild Women On Top Secrets You Never Knew In celebration of Women’s Health Week (Mon 4 – Fri 8 September) Sydney-based women’s hiking and adventure group, Wild Women On Top, is hosting a  women’s happy Sunrise Health Hike on Friday 8 September at 7 am. So, get out your trackie-dacks […]

Medical Giant Stryker Mind & Body Great Adventure Challenge

Team Stryker Battling the Elements

Stryker, a global medical technology leader and Starlight Children’s Foundation Great Adventure Challenge corporate partner, will once again pit mind and body against Mother Nature in the Royal National Park event on October 14, 2017.

Ride Cobbles Confidently

Ever wondered how the pros make cobbles look so easy? They appear to be gliding across them, churning the cobbles like mud.

ANXIETY SUFFERS KAVA IS NOW LEGAL

Kava now legal in Australia

InShape Feature – Anxiety Sufferers Kava is Now Legal  It’s estimated that some 45% of Australians will experience a mental health disorder during their lifetime. In fact, in a year around 1 million Australias will suffer from depression, while 2 million will have anxiety. However, changes to national supply laws mean that one of the fastest acting […]

REAL LOVE Part 7: The Big Fat “F” (FEAR)

Loving without fear allows you to embrace life wholeheartedly

It was only a couple days into my 90-day experiment (of finding truth, understanding and real love and connection during the onset of a new relationship) that I began to suffer at the hands of the big fat “F.” That would be fear, ladies and gentlemen. I kept a written log for a couple of months, to record how I was feeling, what came up for me, and to reference it as this journey progressed. They were just words, quick thoughts, concepts and feelings. I tried to jot them down as soon as they came up. [I do suggest this as an exercise for anyone that is willing to take a peek within and begin working through what’s really going on inside.] 

Perfectionism & Eating Disorders

Perfectionism in psychology is defined as a personality trait in which a person strives for ‘flawlessness’. This striving is accompanied by setting high-performance standards, being self-critical and a concern for what other’s perceptions of you are.

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