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Matt Boyce
This isn't about a handout, it's about a hand up.

This isn't about a handout, it's about a hand up.

To our incredible Your Prep Family... Thursday 12th September - RUOK Day  Today is RUOK Day, an opportunity to ask those in your life if they are ok. The most recent research shows us that by asking the question we can have a massive positive impact on those we engage with. For a long time, it has been feared to ask those hard questions, not anymore! Mental illness is effecting all of us to some extent, either directly or someone we care about. Its time to act now. Much the same as World Suicide Prevention Day which was this Tuesday, today comes...

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Why Is Sleep So Important?

Why Is Sleep So Important?

Bit of a change of pace, but I wanted to talk about sleep this week. We’re all aware of the importance of good nutrition, regular exercise, staying hydrated, managing stress and spending time with loved ones, but good old sleep sometimes gets ignored. Firstly, I’m writing this in an extremely sleep-deprived state thanks to my daughter’s new molars. The irony is not lost on me. But it also is important to note, every time I talk about sleep, I hear all the reasons why people can’t get enough sleep, and how it’s never their fault. I am not talking about...

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Knowing what your poops means...

Knowing what your poops means...

After covering some strategies on how to help reduce bloating in last week’s blog, I thought it was time to travel a little bit further down the gastro intestinal system. Well, to the end. The very end. Everyone poops, so we should all be ok talking about it. As a dietitian, talking about poo is a regular part of my day, so I wanted to share the love and go through a few tips to make sure our trips to the bathroom are as pleasant as possible. How often should I poop? When it comes to bowel movements, there’s a...

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What is the WHY Behind Your Prep?

What is the WHY Behind Your Prep?

Your Prep as a Social Enterprise When someone challenged me the other day why Your Prep exists, I felt a huge amount of responsibility. Responsibility around our why not being as clear as I had thought it was. Perhaps it's our copy, perhaps it's my lack of social media talent. None the less, I want to express today WHY Your Prep exists, not what we do, however, WHY we do what we do. Currently, Australia as a nation and society as a whole is gripped by a health epidemic, anxiety and suicide in particular. I say a health epidemic rather than...

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