Do you come alive over the festive season or is it not really your thing? I adore Christmas…well not as much as my sister who I visited one Christmas when she was living in Rome had handmade gingerbread men hanging from her Christmas tree! Whatever your feelings about Christmas are –
I’m obsessed with habits. Why we do what we do – and why we don’t do many of the things we want to do… A habit I’ve been working on is exercise. I’ve always been active (growing up in New Zealand) but never really pushed myself and since starting rowing
Earlier today I having a blood test for work and as I was lying down relaxing and pondering how amazing the human body is…. I saw this ‘historical’ piece of marketing literature on the wall. Doesn’t it blow your mind when you think about how things used to be? How time changes our
We never want to forget that we should be having fun with whatever we’re doing. One thing that makes me really happy is food. I think it’s fun. It makes me feel good. Whether it’s a salad or cake. I want to make it taste delicious. I want people to love
As I’m writing this blog it’s 30 degrees. A little hotter than some places and a bit cooler than others Come the summer, we all tend to unwind as the warmer weather forces us to slow down a bit. Winding down often includes, alcohol, fatty and sugary foods! We feel we
Diet trends come and go but at the end of the day – what are you left with? Yourself and food And I’m all about empowering you to be more than needing to rely on or to follow trends. ‘Clean eating’ is about eating real unprocessed food, whole food
I was in a store recently and this couple was shopping. The man said to his wife, “we don’t need that, have you looked in the cupboards?” That made me feel so happy! Then she revealed, after we all engaged in conversation, “but what if we go hungry?” Interesting – don’t you think??
When I first started my nutrition practice in 2007 a journalist asked me what type of ‘diet’ I followed. I replied. The right diet for me and that’s a no added sugar diet. For me. Sugar is a roller coaster – it sends me up and down. If I have
This is a great tip which I call my derailer solution I heard this from a top success entrepreneur! Ready? Here it is: 1) You got to shorten your recovery time so you don’t stay off track for weeks or months. So how do you apply this to your life? Let me
Merry Christmas! I love the UK Christmas day roast tradition, but there is a tendency for this meal to get a bit too fat rich. High fat meals take a while for your digestion to process and can leave you low and sluggish which won’t make you happy.