Back to School

This month’s blog is all about surviving September, creating calm and feeling fantastic. I am guessing that you are reading this blog because you care about your health, right? Yet, does this scenario sound familiar: low energy, cravings, mid-afternoon slump, poor sleep, getting through the day high in caffeine or sugary snacks? I get it…

Goals

This month’s blog is about SMARTER goal-setting strategy which is key to behaviour change and health improvement. How often do you reach your goals? If the answer is ‘not very often’, you may need to revisit your goal-setting strategy. Whether you want to see improvements in your health and fitness, or better relationships, the change…

Motivation

What fires you up? Motivation is the key to all behaviour change. Motivation depends upon how much importance you attach to the change you want to make. Finding out what motivates and drives you is an essential step on your road to success in anything you do. The 10 point plan below will help you…

Sparkling Cherries

Summer parties are often filled with sweet, alcoholic drinks that can lead to weight gain and unbalance your blood sugar levels. It’s not always easy to know what to drink instead without feeling deprived. Here is one of the many delicious and refreshing alternatives I have for you to try. Serves 2 4 tbsp Cherry…

Cucumber, mint and lemon fizz

Summer parties are often filled with sweet, alcoholic drinks that can lead to weight gain and unbalance your blood sugar levels. It’s not always easy to know what to drink instead without feeling deprived. Here is one of the many delicious and refreshing alternatives I have for you to try. Serves 6 1.5ltr sparkling water…

Strawberry Lemonade

Summer parties are often filled with sweet, alcoholic drinks that can lead to weight gain and unbalance your blood sugar levels. It’s not always easy to know what to drink instead without feeling deprived. Here is one of the many delicious and refreshing alternatives I have for you to try. Serves 8 2 litres water…

Lifestyle Medicine

This blog post is all about using diet and lifestyle changes as preventative medicine. Is this something that you have ever considered? We have not evolved to require medication and we do not get sick as a result of medication deficiency. Find out below how the power of food can help chronic conditions. Modern medicine has…

All or Nothing

Books and magazines always have some handy, easy-to-follow advice to keep you healthy. “Just 5 minutes face yoga per day prevents wrinkles”, “get a flat tummy in just 10 minutes a day” or “a simple 30-minute walk at dawn ensures better sleep at night” … That’s 45 minutes before you have even started looking after the…

Good Mood Foods

The link between physical health and what you eat is well understood, but did you know that what you eat has a huge impact on your mood and how you feel? In my blog post below, I am sharing with you what foods can help raise your mood, reduce anxiety and help you get motivated.…