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What pasta taught me after years of diets, calorie counting, carb avoiding and disorderly eating

The other night I had the most delicious plate of carbonara, with no thoughts on carbs, calories or guilt. I know… it’s a miracle. Carbonara has fast become one of my most favourite meals, and before you start thinking of your bottled carbonara sauce… or the recipe where you add cream, peas and mushrooms… this …

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A Quick Guide to the Throat Chakra Vishuddha Chakra

Continuing our Quick Chakra Guides we are super excited to be reaching the top end of the Chakra System… today discovering your Throat Chakra, or Vishuddha Chakra. If you haven’t yet, be sure to check out the Base Chakra Guide, Sacral Chakra Guide, Solar Plexus Chakra Guide and Heart Chakra Guide too (the four chakras that come …

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Why you need to meditate | Meditations on Spotify

Inside MerrryBody Online Studio we add a brand new guided meditation every single month. The library of meditations (and Yoga and Pilates classes) continue to grow and grow. And now you can find our meditations on Spotify! The meditations we create are designed to help you slow down, calm the mind and find some focus …

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Is your best friend making you fail?

They say that you are the average of the 5 people you surround yourself with most but have you ever thought more about this idea? We reflected and discussed… you know we like a chat. Whenever we read this quote in the past, we automatically related this ‘average’ to business, success and intelligence.  But it …

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235: is there more pressure for women to ‘look good’ compared to men?

Without a doubt, we both believe there are more pressures for women to look good compared to men. But also, we’re well aware that our perspectives are somewhat, maybe completely bias (because we are women) but let’s be real here… there is more pressure for women to ‘look good’ compared to men.  And don’t worry …

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I actually enjoy food AND LIFE so much more now

Our favourite thing to do is chat with MerryBody members. We were so lucky to not only sit down and chat with Serena but to read about her experience with MerryBody Yoga and Pilates.  We feel humbled, we feel grateful, we feel love. Reading these words made us cry happy tears. Thank you Serena, for …

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230: life lessons from cross stitching (we are for real)

We had so much fun cross stitching in Canberra with our Mum. But who would have thought you could receive so many profound life lessons from a cross-stitch?!  One thing we know for sure… cross-stitching is our new favourite obsession and it inspired this Get Merry podcast episode! Stuff we talk about… The power of single …

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Step by step formula to enjoying the journey

As Danielle Laporte would say, let’s make the journey feel like the destination. What’s the point of getting to where we want to be if the journey isn’t filled with moments and sparks of joy? Eckhart Tolle says all stress is caused by wanting to be over there… when we are here. When we can …

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210: what are emotions, interview with clinical psychologist Miriam Emad

What are emotions? How would you answer? We all feel them, we all react when we feel them… but what actually are emotions? In this Get Merry Podcast episode, we ask clinical psychologist, Miriam Emad this question and her answer gives us 45 minutes of magic.  Literally we feel like we can human better after …

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Meditation quotes guaranteed to inspire your practice

There are so many benefits to adding a meditation practice into your life. We personally feel like meditation has allowed us to live in the now, to be present (the only place where life actually exists). And this has significantly decreased our stress and anxiety levels… making every aspect of life better. This is why …

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