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Exercise and staying motivated

Back in July I wrote about venturing into the scary world of boot camps. After years of turning up to the gym, sometimes to gossip or because bacon was waiting afterwards, I made the decision to end my membership. Eleven weeks later and it’s taken roughly 4-6 training sessions per week to lose around eight… 

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WEEKENDS AWAY: MORNINGTON PENINSULA

Weekends used to be so full of promise; sleep-ins, movies, impromptu lunch dates, hiding out. Now it almost has the monotony of Mondays. We wake at the same time as every other day and then gradually decay under the pressure of trying to make the weekend feel like a weekend used to, “Let’s go out… 

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WEBSITES MAKING INSTAGRAM EASIER

1. LIKE TO KNOW IT If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably coveted someone’s jacket/shoes/sunglasses on Instagram and wanted to know where they bought it from. A new Instagram feature from affiliate marketing specialists rewardStyle is “Like To Know It” – a shoppable concept that allows you to do just that. It’s as simple as… 

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HOW TO BE ZEN & NOT YELL AT PEOPLE

It’s been four days and 2 hours since raising my voice. OK that’s a lie, there was a moment yesterday that involved an upended container of loom bands. Why am I tracking this state of zen you might be asking? Well I’ve decided yelling at people is exhausting and I like myself much better when… 

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THE BEST NAP YOU’VE EVER HAD

Sleep. I fantasize about it regularly. When will I get it next? Will it happen on the couch unexpectedly; first thing in the morning? I wonder whether it will be hard and fast or slow and hypnotic. Talking about sleep has become the new sex. I’m not interested in hearing about your latest conquest, tell… 

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MODEL OFF DUTY: IRENE HIEMSTRA

I can’t say I’ve ever found fashion parades overly fascinating, Google ‘off-duty model’ however and I could quite easily get lost for days. I’m way more interested in what models choose to throw over their genetically blessed selves than what someone else decides for them. I also like to pretend I look like Agnes or… 

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18 WAYS TO FEEL HAPPY

Did you know the simple act of eating melted cheese can raise one’s endorphin levels? Ignoring the fact I just made that up, sometimes feeling content is as simple as a Kraft single and a piece of toast. Or a whole plate of crispy bacon rinds, whatever. My sister gave me an electric throw blanket… 

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