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  Goal setting. It's probably something you hear the Take Shape team talking about all the time, something your employer may mention at work, something you may mention yourself to your colleagues, partner or kids, but is it something you actually put into practice? In theory, goal setting is simple. The best approach, is like anything, it is the approach ...
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  Never put down or dismiss your own sense of achievement just because you think someone else achieved something bigger and better. Do not be your own buzzkill! Humans need serotonin, which comes from so many things, including physical exercise. The good old ‘happy hormone’ seems to be something most people consider as less important than most aspects of daily ...
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Ingredients: Pumpkin Cauliflower 2 cups of cooked quinoa Half a cup of cranberries 1 cup of coriander 2 cups of spinach leaves (optional) half a cup of slivered almonds(optional) half a cup of sunflower seeds (optional) Dressing: half a cup of lemon juice ¼ of olive oil salt and pepper Method: Chop pumpkin and cauliflower into small bits, place in ...
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Ingredients: 3 sweet medium sweet potatoes 4 carrots 1 cup of red lentils 2 tablespoons of Thai red curry paste 1 can of tomatoes Stock of your choice Method: Cook potatoes and carrots until soft. Once soft add lentils and cook for another 20 minutes. Be wary of burning on the bottom. Add tomatoes and curry paste. Blitz until you ...
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We’ve discussed your health from mindful eating through to mindful exercise, so the next thing is to look at overall wellbeing through mindful living. In the same way you should consider each mouthful of food, and chew it, and use mealtime as time without screens and technology, life in general sometimes needs the same consideration. Time to sit back and ...
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Do you ever feel like you’re always doing the same thing, with the same people, visiting the same places, eating the same food, talking about the same topics? Why? – Because it’s easy, pretty comfortable and it’s predictable. Living a low risk life seems to suit the majority of the population. Is it because their comfort zone makes them feel ...
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