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A more relaxed state of mind can bring us better focus, greater energy and more creativity

I recently came across this great article about how being in a more relaxed state of mind can bring us better focus, greater energy and more creativity to tackle our responsibilities. The author encourages the use of three ways to develop a resilient mind. 1. Practice Breathing 2. Practice Self-compassion 3. Practice Compassion for Others [...]

By |2019-12-05T17:03:47+00:00December 5th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Dopamine Fasting – an expert reviews the latest craze in Silicon Valley

It's the latest fad in Silicon Valley. By reducing the brain's feel-good chemical known as dopamine—cutting back on things like food, sex, alcohol, social media and technology – followers believe that they can "reset" the brain to be more effective and appreciate simple things more easily. Some even go so far as avoiding all social [...]

By |2019-12-04T05:38:44+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Prioritising Yourself

Today, the idea of the traditional stay at home mum is changing. Rising costs of living, and the increasing desire of women to work during their childbearing years has meant that there is an increasing demand being placed on women. They need to have bodies like an octopus with numerous arms reaching in every direction, [...]

By |2019-08-21T16:11:39+00:00August 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Perspectives – Through which lens are you viewing the world?

Have you ever stopped to watch a photographer taking a professional photo?  He can’t change the scene, but in trying to capture the best photo he manoevres his angle and his lens to capture the best of that scene.  And when a chef makes that gourmet dish, he gets given the ingredients and in order [...]

By |2019-08-06T16:22:23+00:00August 6th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Is there an eating disorder test you can take online?

Google recently reported that one of the most popular search terms on the subject of eating disorders was “eating disorder test”.  Since so many people seem to be searching for the answer you are probably asking yourself if there is such a thing as an Eating Disorder test? The answer is yes and no.  There [...]

By |2019-02-25T11:40:21+00:00February 24th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Mindful Eating – Mindful Weightloss

I received a very interesting email from a potential client looking for help in losing weight.  In his email, he commented that he is extremely stressed, has a high power intense job, and is always travelling.  What struck me, was the fast pace of his life and how food and food intake was a reflection [...]

By |2018-02-15T21:24:24+00:00April 8th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments