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Eating and Feeling, Feeling and Eating

“People do not decide their futures, they decide their habits & their habits decide their futures” F M Alexander The notion that what we put into our mouth has a direct impact on our mood is not a new one.  Who can dispute that feel good feeling that comes with eating a couple or more [...]

By |2018-11-15T11:34:26+00:00November 14th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

If I eat fat, I will get fat –  Fat is bad for me – Debunking the Myth

Do you remember listening to nana and pop reminiscing about slathering on thick butter onto their toast when they were growing up? How they had full cream milk in their tea and coffee? Eating potatoes with thick cream? Fat has been unfairly villainised It was only in the late 60’s and early 70’s when scientists [...]

By |2018-11-15T08:34:27+00:00October 31st, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Are you a rules person? Some of yours may be toxic nutritional beliefs

Are you bogged down by counting calories, tired of obsessing over what foods are healthy and what foods are unhealthy? Do you spend way too much time reading the labels of each item of food you consume? Do you label foods as “good” or “bad”? Do you judge yourself based on what or how much [...]

By |2018-11-15T08:34:42+00:00October 25th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

6 ways to perform at your best for HSC success

Taking a holistic approach is the best strategy for managing stress and anxiety around HSC exam time. Your mindset, what you eat, how active you are, and who you surround yourself with are all important factors in ensuring negative stress doesn't get the better of you. Mindset Your mindset can be the difference between success [...]

By |2018-10-25T10:15:23+00:00October 15th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Quest for More Energy: Australia’s Energy Crisis

Worn out and weary adults across many Western cultures list fatigue amongst their top health concerns. Google searches for quick fixes, best supplements, super foods and other miraculous super-cures are wished for. But are these elusive and how can we replenish our draining energy? Personally, I believe that we need to understand that in order to find [...]

By |2018-10-25T10:15:38+00:00August 26th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

What Message Are you Sending Out?

Very often we say or do something that is misinterpreted. It’s interpreted in a way very different to the way we intended.Sometimes we may use the wrong words. Or we use words that evoke an emotion that we didn’t intend or expect.Very often though, it’s the way the message is delivered.In the 1960’s, Professor Albert [...]

By |2018-08-26T22:00:37+00:00August 26th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Reframe your thinking for long-lasting changes to your diet and health

Earlier this year SBS aired a show called The Truth About Your Health" where health law and professor Timothy Caufield said that “By the time a woman is 45 she will have tried 61 diets.” That’s an alarming statistic and very unhealthy. Australians, and it’s not just women, have an unhealthy obsession about their weight [...]

By |2018-07-22T20:24:52+00:00July 22nd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Flight or Fight Response

The fight or flight response is a concept developed by Harvard physiologist Walter Cannon. It is our body's automatic reaction that prepares us to confront or run away from perceived danger. It’s automatic because mother nature created us to react that way. It begins in the amygdala, an almond-sized gland near our temple. When it [...]

By |2018-07-04T21:58:48+00:00July 4th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

How do you behave in a conflict situation?

Imagine that you’re having a disagreement with someone, things get heated, your emotions kick in, and you react. How do you react, and how does that reaction affect you and the other person? Naturally your reaction will be different in different situations. When your partner or kids upset you, your reaction may be very different [...]

By |2018-05-11T21:39:59+00:00May 11th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments