There’s nothing worse than feeling sluggish and fatigued. When you feel like this you cannot get anything done, everything is an effort and you have zero motivation. In fact, feeling sluggish can easily have a knock on effect for almost every aspect of your life—work, social outings, and even spending time with your partner and friends can all get pushed aside. So, how can you find your mojo again? Let’s find out…
We are all aware of the importance of a healthy diet. But with so much conflicting information out there, it’s time for us to start sorting through what’s truth and myth. The reality is that healthy eating is not necessarily about strict limitations or depriving yourself of the things you love or enjoy eating. It’s more about keeping it you-centric and making sure that you feel great while you fuel your body with essential nutrients to make it function at its best.
Prevention is always better than cure. But, in order to overcome an illness you first need to recognise that it exists. Then you can look at ways to resolve it. We focus on these ways so that you or a loved one can overcome an eating disorder.
A well-nourished body and rest are needed to develop the strength and endurance needed to perform at an optimum level. With eating disorders affecting about one in 20 Australians, studies show that female athletes are twice as likely to develop anorexia.
The benefits of physical activity for mental illness is well documented. 30-minutes of vigorous exercise, 3-times a week can contribute to improvements in depression and anxiety. 1. However, when the motivation to exercise becomes unhealthy, there are major health consequences. There is a fine line between exercising for health benefits and the compulsion to exercise to the point where high levels of anxiety are experienced if exercise is delayed.