Are you a Pink Lady? 12 reasons why you should become one!

The Pink Ladies Games support Pink Caravan to raise awareness on breast cancer in the UAE. We also inspire women to lead a more active lifestyle and are one of the initiatives during the Dubai Fitness Challenge. For Active Women Who Care. 12 reasons why should you join Because it’s a team effort Because it’s ladies…

To grain or not to grain?

In an interesting article from Novomed, dr. Hashim Seedat – an expert in integrating the healing arts, focusing on the importance of nutrition, exercise, homeopathy and acupuncture – states that a lot of people don’t realise the true impact of grain on our body and overall health. “Grains are best described as small, dry seeds that grow…

Foods reducing cancer risk: what & when

In an interesting article on the website of Novomed, dr. Suheil Simaan talks about foods that reduce cancer risk and about how they do it. “For a long time, cancer was considered a disease of bad luck. Nowadays, it is more widely accepted as multifactorial in nature – with genetics, the ageing process and lifestyle all…

HONESTLY? HONESTY IS THE KEY TO UNLOCK YOURSELF!

Did you ever tell a lie? A small lie, a white lie, as we call it? A lie you tell to avoid worse consequences, pain or distress and later this little lie turns out to have some serious consequences? This is what we do every day to ourselves on an unconscious level. We don’t want…

Wakey Wakey, Rise and Shine! The benefits of waking up early.

Waking up early has something magical. The fresh smell of the air in the morning, the fresh breeze in your face and the silence, makes it that way. It gives you a feeling of freedom and freshness. If you would tell me a year ago to wake up every morning at 6.30am, I would kindly…

Happiness is found when YOU decide to CREATE it

Happiness to me means waking up every morning being in love with life, enjoying every single thing I am doing and being surrounded by loved ones. But this is my belief of happiness and maybe not yours. What makes me happy doesn’t make my neighbor happy and what makes my neighbor happy doesn’t make you…

Oh, she’s so lucky! Or is she really? …

What is luck? The dictionary describes it as a success brought by chance rather than through one’s own actions. But can we really agree with that? We often approach success of people as lucky or because of good circumstances. What we mostly forget is hard work and preparation to achieve that ‘luck’. Nobody got lucky…

Week of the dietitian

There is no better time to reflect on the role of dietitians. You might have guessed it; it’s the week of the dietitian. During this week (14-20 March 2016), more than 200 dietitians in Belgium organize actions about a certain theme, to get to know how professional nutritionists work. This year’s theme is: myths around healthy food….

If you train hard

“If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat”

7 things that will happen when you start doing planks

One of the most inspiring blogs on lifestyle and productivity nowadays is LifeHack. For our team it’s a very useful source for tips to help improve all aspects of our lives. One of their bloggers, Szabo Laszlo, an expert in nutrition, exercise and supplementation, posted an article on the effects of planking, on your physical and mental…

Burn-Out: causes

On Friday 4 September, Hercules Academy organized an information session on burn-out, in collaboration with KBC and UNIZO, the Belgian entrepreneurs organisation. The topic ranged from the causes of burn-out to the different phases and treatment of the syndrome. It was quite amazing to notice the reactions from the audience. Every single person in the…