Healthy Travel Tips

Healthy Travel Tips Travelling is great fun, but whether you are travelling in your own country or overseas, one thing is certain, your normal routine goes out the window. Of course, doing completely different things is the whole point of travelling but here are a few healthy travel tips to help you get the most out of your holiday. Water This is the most important and the easiest to control. We always travel with our Fill2Pure stainless steel bottles that have a good filter inside enabling the safe use of tap water in most countries. They will take out most nasties Continue Reading →

How To Avoid Autoimmune Disease – Part 1

How To Avoid Autoimmune Disease

How To Avoid Autoimmune Disease – Part 1 It seems that these days there is a real epidemic of immunity problems, so knowing how to avoid autoimmune disease, and the things that are most likely to cause it, is becoming more and more important. We remember when growing up several decades ago that you hardly ever heard of older relatives or family friends having health issues that were autoimmune diseases. In fact, one hardly heard of cancers (except lung cancer from smoking), diabetes, irritable bowel disease and other diseases that are so prevalent today. Back then it was extremely rare Continue Reading →

Best Posture Tip

Best posture tip

Best Posture Tip It seems that more and more people, even at a young age, walk around with a curved upper back. Sadly, we have come to expect to see this in older members of society, but it is shocking to see it among the younger generations. If only they knew this best posture tip, they could avoid increased back problems as they get older. Please share this with everyone you can. The muscles in your body are continually stretching and contracting as they go about their business of moving our skeletal frame. When one exercises and is active, you Continue Reading →

Importance of Food

importance of food

Importance of Food This week we were browsing through our local free magazine on the Sunshine Coast (My Weekly Preview), and came across an article about the growth of the region and the careers needed here in the future. The main area of employment seeming to be in medical and allied services. The magazine kindly published a list of medical careers and specialties that today’s school population might want to focus on. “What has this got to do with the importance of food?” we hear you ask. On scanning through the list, which is reprinted below, we thought to ourselves Continue Reading →

Who Wants Optimal Health

optimal health

Who Wants Optimal Health? Seems like a no-brainer question, doesn’t it? But you would be surprised how many people settle for a life of “not being incapacitated”, which is why optimal health is more about mindset and values than anything else. Despite all that has been written in recent decades about how to improve health through lifestyle changes and food choices, there is an ever increasing percentage of people taking subscription medications (usually several) and they will be on these for the remainder of their sub optimally healthy lives – think medications for diabetes, high blood pressure, raised cholesterol, acid Continue Reading →

What is The Best Fasting Blood Sugar Level


What is the Best Fasting Blood Sugar Level? Everyone is aware that type 2 diabetes is on the increase and you probably know someone who has been diagnosed with it, but what is the best fasting blood sugar level to be aiming for? Most of us have annual (or at least periodic) blood tests for a range of tests such as cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides etc and this will usually include a fasting blood glucose test. If everything is normal, you are usually contacted by the doctor’s practice to let you know the results are normal. It is not usual Continue Reading →

Shrinking into Old Age!

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Shrinking into Old Age! Have you every looked at elderly people, and noticed how they seem to literally shrink as they age? Do you want that same fate for yourself as you proceed into the later years of your life? If not, read on and see how easy it is to avoid shrinking into old age (or even middle age for that matter)! The aging process starts alarmingly early around age 30. That is when your body is already commencing its march, albeit initially at a slow pace, towards your individual aging process.  How fast or slow it advances will Continue Reading →

The 5 Tibetan Rites

The 5 Tibetan Rites Could this be the most effective, short exercise routine you will ever encounter? We certainly believe so at CoolWellbeing Foundation and have been performing the 5 Tibetan Rites daily for the last five years. They are so much a part of our morning routine, and really energise us even if feeling sluggish. Now we really notice it and do not feel as good if we have to miss out on them (which is very rare) due to travelling or something out of the ordinary. Benefits What is so remarkable about the 5 Tibetan Rites is the Continue Reading →

Holistic Wellness – Ain’t Nobody Got Time for That!

Confused about holistic wellness

HOLISTIC WELLNESS – AIN’T NOBODY GOT TIME FOR THAT!! Do you remember the You Tube video that went viral a couple of years ago? An African American woman escaped from her home in a neighbourhood fire and in the media interview that followed gave the quote that became famous – “I got bronchitis. Ain’t nobody got time for that.” This has become a catch-phrase in our family and used in all sorts of contexts to bring a smile to our lips. Click the link below to see the original media footage or to remind yourself of the event. Whilst looking Continue Reading →

How to Prevent Stroke & Its Dire Consequences

Prevent Stroke

How to Prevent Stroke – the 3rd Highest Cause of Death in Australia Have you or someone in your family or circle of friends suffered a stroke? If your answer is, yes, then you will be familiar with the dire consequences this condition can unleash not only on the person suffering the stroke, but also on their families, friends and on their work. Were you aware that strokes are the third most common cause of death in Australia? About 40,000 Australians suffer a stroke annually, 73% of these being the first ever stroke. The statistics indicate that out of 100 Continue Reading →