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World Mental Health Day

"World Mental Health Day is observed on 10 October every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health." - http://www.who.int/mental_health/world-mental-health-day/en/ Mental Health may not be seen but it most certainly should be heard, with an estimated 1 in 6 people experiencing [...]

By |2017-10-09T18:08:55+00:00October 9th, 2017|Mindset, Nutrition|0 Comments

Willpower V. Empower

Willpower V. Empower for weight loss and maintenance Willpower, some of us have strong willpower but does that mean the rest of us have weak willpower? What even is willpower? The willing of power? The willing of anything never truly works because you get held in the ‘willing’, the wanting of what you have not [...]

By |2017-07-05T20:48:46+00:00July 5th, 2017|Mindset, Nutrition|0 Comments

Slow Down to Speed Up

Metabolism (from Greek: μεταβολή metabolē, "change") is the set of life-sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of living organisms. The three main purposes of metabolism are the conversion of food/fuel to energy to run cellular processes, the conversion of food/fuel to building blocks for proteins, lipids, nucleic acids, and some carbohydrates, and the elimination of nitrogenous wastes. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metabolism Metabolism is the chemical reaction that maintains the living states of [...]

By |2017-05-25T11:43:34+00:00May 25th, 2017|Nutrition|0 Comments

Self-care when making nutritional changes

We are now in the second week of a new year and many people are making dietary changes and many people are feeling unwell due to the changes so I would like to offer you some tips that may ease the headaches, cravings and tiredness. Start the day with lemon warm water:  This well known [...]

By |2017-05-08T09:09:55+00:00January 9th, 2017|Nutrition|0 Comments

Merry Mindful Christmas

It's Christmasssssss! This is the time of year when many people who have eaten 'well' throw their plans to the side and abandon any mindful eating practise they have established with the concept of; 'Why bother?' Their beliefs are that they think they won't be able to portion control so why try? Or that they [...]

By |2017-05-08T09:09:58+00:00December 13th, 2016|Mindset, Nutrition|0 Comments

Seasonal Stress & Solutions

Stress. We’ve all experienced it, we all know what it feels like, and even though ‘Tis the season to be jolly", it can also be pretty stressful. The lead up to Christmas is a time when you have all of your usual tasks but you also have Christmas preparation, entertaining and extra shopping to take [...]

By |2017-05-08T09:10:04+00:00November 30th, 2016|Mindset, Nutrition|0 Comments

Controlled Choices or Controlling Choices?

Do you find that at the weekends it is so much more difficult to resist food and drink temptations that you were able to forgo all week? Afterwards do you think to yourself: “I ate way too much this weekend” or “Why do I always give in to my cravings?” or even “I am so [...]

By |2017-05-08T09:10:15+00:00July 4th, 2016|Emotional Freedom Technique, Nutrition|0 Comments

Avoid a Cravings Crisis

Easter is upon us and it is often a time we give ourselves permission to eat chocolate and treats but it can be a struggle getting back on the health train afterwards! I am all for a balanced approach to nutrition opting for 80/20, however, I also appreciate it is easy to be lead by [...]

By |2017-05-08T09:10:29+00:00March 25th, 2016|Emotional Freedom Technique, Nutrition|0 Comments