Exercise, Health, and Well-being

Self sufficiency is also about healthy lifestyle. This category is where we post questions or discussions about physical or mental health.

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  1. cajun

    Why I like being an urban homesteader

    Wow, cool! You're making a good use of space there. How about a passionfruit vine up that fence? I reckon it would love that spot at the back. :)
    Wow, cool! You're making a good use of space there. How about a passionfruit vine up that fence? I reckon it would love that spot at the back. :)
    Wow, cool! You're making a good use of space there. How about a passionfruit vine up that fence? I reckon it would love that spot at the back. :)
    Wow, cool! You're making a good use of space there. How about a passionfruit vine up that fence? I reckon it would love that spot at the back. :)

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  2. Tim C

    Well, being?

    Without looking at a dictionary wellbeing to me means: a healthy state of mind when a person is coping well enough to withstand daily stressors of life influenced either emotionally or physically....
    Without looking at a dictionary wellbeing to me means: a healthy state of mind when a person is coping well enough to withstand daily stressors of life influenced either emotionally or physically. Mental health. 99% of the time mental wellbeing is directly linked to a healthy body, which is why...
    Without looking at a dictionary wellbeing to me means: a healthy state of mind when a person is coping well enough to withstand daily stressors of life influenced either emotionally or physically. Mental health. 99% of the time mental wellbeing...
    Without looking at a dictionary wellbeing to me means: a healthy state of mind when a person is coping well enough to withstand daily stressors of life influenced either emotionally or physically....
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  3. Director

    Vaccine extortion.

    Thank you also. It did make me look up the stats and helps put things in perspective. Much appreciated.
    Thank you also. It did make me look up the stats and helps put things in perspective. Much appreciated.
    Thank you also. It did make me look up the stats and helps put things in perspective. Much appreciated.
    Thank you also. It did make me look up the stats and helps put things in perspective. Much appreciated.
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  4. Lois

    Tips for gardening as we age.

    White,pipe is a bit of conduit with holes we used for the watering system on old ground level beds. Not using again. This time I want something I can plug the hose into the end .
    White,pipe is a bit of conduit with holes we used for the watering system on old ground level beds. Not using again. This time I want something I can plug the hose into the end .
    White,pipe is a bit of conduit with holes we used for the watering system on old ground level beds. Not using again. This time I want something I can plug the hose into the end .
    White,pipe is a bit of conduit with holes we used for the watering system on old ground level beds. Not using again. This time I want something I can plug the hose into the end .

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  5. Director

    The TPP...for those who weren't already aware..

    The fun doesn't stop!
    The fun doesn't stop!
    The fun doesn't stop!
    The fun doesn't stop!
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  6. Director

    The Sacred Plant new doco

    Your apology is accepted but I disagree with your assertion that mentioning or speculating about the name of the plant in your documentary will stop people from viewing it. It's the information...
    Your apology is accepted but I disagree with your assertion that mentioning or speculating about the name of the plant in your documentary will stop people from viewing it. It's the information contained in the video/s about the benefits of what this plant can offer and how these benefits are...
    Your apology is accepted but I disagree with your assertion that mentioning or speculating about the name of the plant in your documentary will stop people from viewing it. It's the information contained in the video/s about the benefits of...
    Your apology is accepted but I disagree with your assertion that mentioning or speculating about the name of the plant in your documentary will stop people from viewing it. It's the information...
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  7. Tim C

    SCOBYS, anyone?

    With my kiwi accent it might sound like “scabies” instead of SCOBYS” when I say it to others LOL. Next time I see this acronym I will know what it is, …always learning something new :D
    With my kiwi accent it might sound like “scabies” instead of SCOBYS” when I say it to others LOL. Next time I see this acronym I will know what it is, …always learning something new :D
    With my kiwi accent it might sound like “scabies” instead of SCOBYS” when I say it to others LOL. Next time I see this acronym I will know what it is, …always learning something new :D
    With my kiwi accent it might sound like “scabies” instead of SCOBYS” when I say it to others LOL. Next time I see this acronym I will know what it is, …always learning something new :D
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  8. Mark

    Samsung Gear 2 and Gear Fit - I'm not convinced yet

    I once went exploring on my own out at Kakadu in the walking track Aboriginal rock paintings area and got lost - I so could have done with a handheld GPS at that time lol! Even funnier was my lack...
    I once went exploring on my own out at Kakadu in the walking track Aboriginal rock paintings area and got lost - I so could have done with a handheld GPS at that time lol! Even funnier was my lack of preparedness because all I had was a water bottle and my PT gear on as I used the afternoon for...
    I once went exploring on my own out at Kakadu in the walking track Aboriginal rock paintings area and got lost - I so could have done with a handheld GPS at that time lol! Even funnier was my lack of preparedness because all I had was a water...
    I once went exploring on my own out at Kakadu in the walking track Aboriginal rock paintings area and got lost - I so could have done with a handheld GPS at that time lol! Even funnier was my lack...
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  9. Mark

    Running/Jogging Risk Management To Keep You Safe

    Running and jogging are best exercises as we all know that. With doing these exercises daily we can maintain fitness and can also live healthy life.
    Running and jogging are best exercises as we all know that. With doing these exercises daily we can maintain fitness and can also live healthy life.
    Running and jogging are best exercises as we all know that. With doing these exercises daily we can maintain fitness and can also live healthy life.
    Running and jogging are best exercises as we all know that. With doing these exercises daily we can maintain fitness and can also live healthy life.
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  10. Mark

    P90X Workout Program Discussion

    I do like running but I don't do anything near 36 minutes for 10k anymore - I just plod along these days and enjoy the scenery ) still like to run 10 3-4 times a week and I try to beat times but I...
    I do like running but I don't do anything near 36 minutes for 10k anymore - I just plod along these days and enjoy the scenery ) still like to run 10 3-4 times a week and I try to beat times but I don't bust a gut. I call it maintenance recreational running for over 40's :p
    I do like running but I don't do anything near 36 minutes for 10k anymore - I just plod along these days and enjoy the scenery ) still like to run 10 3-4 times a week and I try to beat times but I don't bust a gut. I call it maintenance...
    I do like running but I don't do anything near 36 minutes for 10k anymore - I just plod along these days and enjoy the scenery ) still like to run 10 3-4 times a week and I try to beat times but I...
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  11. 50schook

    Olive Leaf Extrac

    Sorry to hear about your allergic reaction and also the damn fox getting into your pen and killing your chickens - blasted animal and they're such a wasteful predator too killing more than it...
    Sorry to hear about your allergic reaction and also the damn fox getting into your pen and killing your chickens - blasted animal and they're such a wasteful predator too killing more than it needs. Olive extract and tea is something I'm yet to try but I definitely won't be buying it after...
    Sorry to hear about your allergic reaction and also the damn fox getting into your pen and killing your chickens - blasted animal and they're such a wasteful predator too killing more than it needs. Olive extract and tea is something I'm yet to...
    Sorry to hear about your allergic reaction and also the damn fox getting into your pen and killing your chickens - blasted animal and they're such a wasteful predator too killing more than it...
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  12. Mark

    Nanna's frozen berries Hep A should be a wake-up call

    Here are the 2 pudding recipes I am doing Fruit Pudding step by step recipe Step 1 Add 250 gr sultanas, 250 gr raisins, 250 gr currants, 185 gr mixed peel, 1 1/2 tsps mixed spice, 2 Tbsps glazed...
    Here are the 2 pudding recipes I am doing Fruit Pudding step by step recipe Step 1 Add 250 gr sultanas, 250 gr raisins, 250 gr currants, 185 gr mixed peel, 1 1/2 tsps mixed spice, 2 Tbsps glazed cherries to a large bowl stir in 1 cup raw sugar , 2/3 cup treacle or can use golden syrup, 3 Tbsps...
    Here are the 2 pudding recipes I am doing Fruit Pudding step by step recipe Step 1 Add 250 gr sultanas, 250 gr raisins, 250 gr currants, 185 gr mixed peel, 1 1/2 tsps mixed spice, 2 Tbsps glazed cherries to a large bowl stir in 1 cup raw sugar...
    Here are the 2 pudding recipes I am doing Fruit Pudding step by step recipe Step 1 Add 250 gr sultanas, 250 gr raisins, 250 gr currants, 185 gr mixed peel, 1 1/2 tsps mixed spice, 2 Tbsps glazed...
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  13. Steve

    My Fitness Theory

    Steve, I love that you have posted this theory. I think a lot of us have thought about it throughout the years and talked with others around a barbie. I agree in essence with your theory but I...
    Steve, I love that you have posted this theory. I think a lot of us have thought about it throughout the years and talked with others around a barbie. I agree in essence with your theory but I would like to add that perhaps you have been a bit dismissive of the under 10 age group. In my line of...
    Steve, I love that you have posted this theory. I think a lot of us have thought about it throughout the years and talked with others around a barbie. I agree in essence with your theory but I would like to add that perhaps you have been a bit...
    Steve, I love that you have posted this theory. I think a lot of us have thought about it throughout the years and talked with others around a barbie. I agree in essence with your theory but I...
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  14. Mark

    Motorola HD Versus Jabra Sport Bluetooth Wireless Headphones Review

    "Mark" don't be sad dear, Jabra is comparatively best of each other.
    "Mark" don't be sad dear, Jabra is comparatively best of each other.
    "Mark" don't be sad dear, Jabra is comparatively best of each other.
    "Mark" don't be sad dear, Jabra is comparatively best of each other.
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  15. Mark
    Agree x 3

    Low Carb Diet & eat more fat makes perfect sense

    Yeah like you said over at Bearded1's recipe thread it is a little heavy though... closer to a rye bread. Still very good!
    Yeah like you said over at Bearded1's recipe thread it is a little heavy though... closer to a rye bread. Still very good!
    Yeah like you said over at Bearded1's recipe thread it is a little heavy though... closer to a rye bread. Still very good!
    Yeah like you said over at Bearded1's recipe thread it is a little heavy though... closer to a rye bread. Still very good!

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  16. Director

    It's official, we are now dumber than goldfish!

    Depends on the topic. Talk about physiology, music or self-sustainable gardening, I'd be all ears for longer than 12 seconds. Try and get my attention with the intricacies of politics or law and...
    Depends on the topic. Talk about physiology, music or self-sustainable gardening, I'd be all ears for longer than 12 seconds. Try and get my attention with the intricacies of politics or law and I'd be lost after the first couple of seconds.
    Depends on the topic. Talk about physiology, music or self-sustainable gardening, I'd be all ears for longer than 12 seconds. Try and get my attention with the intricacies of politics or law and I'd be lost after the first couple of seconds.
    Depends on the topic. Talk about physiology, music or self-sustainable gardening, I'd be all ears for longer than 12 seconds. Try and get my attention with the intricacies of politics or law and...
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  17. stevo

    Is Big Food really the next Big Tobacco?

    Ohh, if only I could grow some of them! Paid a fortune for a punnet of them a few months back and tried to strike some the seeds but no joy. I have two small coffee plants in pots given to me...
    Ohh, if only I could grow some of them! Paid a fortune for a punnet of them a few months back and tried to strike some the seeds but no joy. I have two small coffee plants in pots given to me by my uncle - will plant them soon and see how they go... Very true.
    Ohh, if only I could grow some of them! Paid a fortune for a punnet of them a few months back and tried to strike some the seeds but no joy. I have two small coffee plants in pots given to me by my uncle - will plant them soon and see how...
    Ohh, if only I could grow some of them! Paid a fortune for a punnet of them a few months back and tried to strike some the seeds but no joy. I have two small coffee plants in pots given to me...
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  18. Steve

    Interesting Fitness Article

    Very useful information i must say. Thank you for sharing about this truth about exercise. Everyone should be aware about exercise.
    Very useful information i must say. Thank you for sharing about this truth about exercise. Everyone should be aware about exercise.
    Very useful information i must say. Thank you for sharing about this truth about exercise. Everyone should be aware about exercise.
    Very useful information i must say. Thank you for sharing about this truth about exercise. Everyone should be aware about exercise.
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  19. Tim C

    I really don't get it ?

    I spend a lot of time explaining to people how important weight loss is for their health, because the vast majority of them are not active enough to maintain a healthy weight range. The beauty of...
    I spend a lot of time explaining to people how important weight loss is for their health, because the vast majority of them are not active enough to maintain a healthy weight range. The beauty of technology and innovation is the appreciation of mod cons and how they make our lives easier, safer...
    I spend a lot of time explaining to people how important weight loss is for their health, because the vast majority of them are not active enough to maintain a healthy weight range. The beauty of technology and innovation is the appreciation of...
    I spend a lot of time explaining to people how important weight loss is for their health, because the vast majority of them are not active enough to maintain a healthy weight range. The beauty of...

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  20. Mark
    Like x 3

    I lost 10 kilograms by watching portion size & excerise

    Interesting points of view ClissAT. I think that we can only speculate as to what the paleolithic peoples ate, and certainly cannot generalise for the world as a whole. I think that those who...
    Interesting points of view ClissAT. I think that we can only speculate as to what the paleolithic peoples ate, and certainly cannot generalise for the world as a whole. I think that those who lived in sub tropical regions could live quite well on what every grew locally the year round. The...
    Interesting points of view ClissAT. I think that we can only speculate as to what the paleolithic peoples ate, and certainly cannot generalise for the world as a whole. I think that those who lived in sub tropical regions could live quite well...
    Interesting points of view ClissAT. I think that we can only speculate as to what the paleolithic peoples ate, and certainly cannot generalise for the world as a whole. I think that those who...
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  21. Mark

    Hot chips/fries vending machines

    You would think the energy costs would be outrageous I agree - proly wouldn't buy a machine for home use LOL :p That might be going just a tad too far :D They do expect potato farms to benefit...
    You would think the energy costs would be outrageous I agree - proly wouldn't buy a machine for home use LOL :p That might be going just a tad too far :D They do expect potato farms to benefit from more sales so that's a plus. And, the innovation is potentially a job creator in itself as the...
    You would think the energy costs would be outrageous I agree - proly wouldn't buy a machine for home use LOL :p That might be going just a tad too far :D They do expect potato farms to benefit from more sales so that's a plus. And, the...
    You would think the energy costs would be outrageous I agree - proly wouldn't buy a machine for home use LOL :p That might be going just a tad too far :D They do expect potato farms to benefit...
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  22. Director

    Glyphosate herbicide or Roundup causes cancer

    Whipper-Snipper. :) Doesn't take too much time and no nasty side-effects. :)
    Whipper-Snipper. :) Doesn't take too much time and no nasty side-effects. :)
    Whipper-Snipper. :) Doesn't take too much time and no nasty side-effects. :)
    Whipper-Snipper. :) Doesn't take too much time and no nasty side-effects. :)
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  23. Mark

    Getting back into exercise

    This is best thing to start exercise daily and i am happy that you are getting back into exercise. Keep doing regular exercise and make your body healthy and energetic.
    This is best thing to start exercise daily and i am happy that you are getting back into exercise. Keep doing regular exercise and make your body healthy and energetic.
    This is best thing to start exercise daily and i am happy that you are getting back into exercise. Keep doing regular exercise and make your body healthy and energetic.
    This is best thing to start exercise daily and i am happy that you are getting back into exercise. Keep doing regular exercise and make your body healthy and energetic.
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  24. Mark

    Forty something fit - the best time to get serious about exercie

    I'm amazed just how many people I know who are forty plus and right into their exercise/fitness. Many of these people have only became serious about personal fitness in their 40's and some have...
    I'm amazed just how many people I know who are forty plus and right into their exercise/fitness. Many of these people have only became serious about personal fitness in their 40's and some have made awesome achievements in their body shape and overall health in a relatively short period of...
    I'm amazed just how many people I know who are forty plus and right into their exercise/fitness. Many of these people have only became serious about personal fitness in their 40's and some have made awesome achievements in their body shape and...
    I'm amazed just how many people I know who are forty plus and right into their exercise/fitness. Many of these people have only became serious about personal fitness in their 40's and some have...
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  25. Mark

    Fitbit Surge could get me wearing a watch again

    Nina (my wife) is still enjoying using her Surge she wore it at tennis last night and it mapped her workout nicely. However, recharging the watch is now a daily ritual and when you also have to...
    Nina (my wife) is still enjoying using her Surge she wore it at tennis last night and it mapped her workout nicely. However, recharging the watch is now a daily ritual and when you also have to recharge your phone, laptop, etc it can become a real pain - in fact, I know it's starting to get...
    Nina (my wife) is still enjoying using her Surge she wore it at tennis last night and it mapped her workout nicely. However, recharging the watch is now a daily ritual and when you also have to recharge your phone, laptop, etc it can become a...
    Nina (my wife) is still enjoying using her Surge she wore it at tennis last night and it mapped her workout nicely. However, recharging the watch is now a daily ritual and when you also have to...
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