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If you’re feeling more stressed now than ever, you’re not alone. Recent studies have found that life for today’s adults is far more stressful than it was in the 90s. Worst affected are those between 45-64 years of age, who are experiencing the highest amount of stress. According to research carried out by Penn State, those aged in this bracket were having 64 more days of stress each year when compared to 2010. That’s a lot of stress! Essentially we feel overworked and stressed out. So, taking time to care for our mental health is one of the most beneficial...

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Let’s face it – 2020 has been a tough year for most due to the global pandemic. No doubt it has put a giant dent in any travel plans that you may have had planned. Now, the idea of a relaxing, tropical holiday sadly seems like a long way off. But just because you aren’t able to jet set to a beautiful island doesn’t mean that you can’t have that holiday feeling at home. Everyone loves to holiday. It’s a time where we can purposely slow down, turn off our phones, and simply enjoy the outdoors. It is a time...

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It’s no surprise with today’s modern lifestyles we are feeling overwhelmed; endless errands to run, chores to be done and social engagements to attend. At times, it can even feel like we don’t have time to relax! Sometimes we just don’t have the luxury of spending one hour in a bath, having a massage or even going for a long walk. However, most times we can carve out 15 minutes of our day to relax. To help you incorporate relaxation in your everyday life, we have rounded up the best ways to relax if you only have 15 minutes: Boil...

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There’s nothing quite like the feeling of weightlessness, rocking gently in the breeze in a hammock under a shady tree. The hammock itself is the symbol of relaxation; it’s the best accessory to take us from overwhelm to daydream/slumber within minutes. But like all well-loved things, you may notice that your hammock needs a little extra care to keep it looking and feeling fresh! To keep your hammock in top condition all year round, we recommend spraying a protective coat over the hammock before your first use. These protective sprays are sold in outdoor gardening stores and are essential to...

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When you are choosing your ideal hammock, whether it is for the backyard, verandah, courtyard, or even indoors, you will need to make a few decisions.  Of course, there is the obvious, like where to buy a good hammock in Australia, but beyond that you will need to decide on the purpose of the hammock, followed by the shape, style, colour, and texture of your hammock.  There are cotton hammocks, kids hammocks, ‘Gardeon’ hammocks, Mexican hammocks, resort-style hammocks, super nylon hammocks, and let’s not forget swing style hammocks! It’s quite a lot to consider! That being said, every hammock is...

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