Slip-ups aren’t the end of the world

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Did you have a big night and end up having a few ciggies too?

Don’t beat yourself up about it and register for FebFast Smoking to tame your habit.

It is important not to use slip-ups as an excuse to go back to smoking.

Slip-ups are a common part of quitting for most people. Treat it as a sign that you need to revise your quitting strategy. Try not to waste your energy on self-blame.

Don’t beat yourself up! Plan the next couple of days, especially if you know you are going to be facing some risky situations.

Get rid of your…

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Sugar Free Chocolate Fondant Recipe

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Going sugar free doesn’t mean going treat free.

Indulge yourself with this sugar free chocolate fondant!

Ingredients

• 4 tablespoons plain flour
• 2 tablespoons cocoa powder
• 3 tablespoons Natvia
• 3 tablespoons skim milk
• 3 tablespoons oil
• 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method

1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Spray four dariol moulds or small ramekins with oil.

2. Sift flour and cocoa into a medium sized bowl and stir through sugar.

3. Whisk milk, oil and vanilla together and gently fold in with dry ingredients.

4. Don’t over mix. Divide batter between dishes. Bake for 5-8 minutes, depending on your oven.

5. Cook until just firm to the touch -…

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5 Surprising Celebs that don’t drink.

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Famous Abstainers

When you’re taking a break from drinking , it can sometimes be hard to defend yourself against all the people who think drinking equates to coolness, and not drinking automatically equates to the opposite of cool, whatever that is.

At times like this, it’s important to remember that plenty of people don’t drink and actually some of the coolest, funniest, and most outrageously successful people in the world don’t touch the stuff.

Here’s a few to inspire you to get through times you’re not drinking:

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Bradley Cooper

How ironic that the…

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Do you need a liver detox?

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With the silly season in full swing, maybe it’s time for a detox?

The liver is our largest internal organ (the largest organ overall being on the outside: the skin). Soft pinkish-brown in colour, our liver weighs approx 1.4 to 1.6 kilos. It sits in the upper right hand side of the abdominal cavity, just below the diaphragm.

Its job: multi-faceted. The liver is the master of all trades: detoxification, metabolism, glycogen (glucose) storage, protein synthesis and hormone production to name a few.

But let’s get down to the nitty gritty, the question we all have playing on our minds. How will…

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All the things you won’t miss about drinking

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Goodbye Hangovers!

If you’ve done FebFast Alcohol before, or are contemplating joining us next year, you’re probably already thinking about how much you’ll miss alcohol for the month.

Well, let’s turn this around and find the sizeable silver lining in leaving behind alcohol for a while. Instead of focusing on the supposedly good things you’re missing out on – choose to focus on all the awful things you’re leaving behind.

While drinking tequila shots at 3am seems like fun at the time, there’s a whole lot of pain waiting for you around the corner. With FebFast,…

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