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Who and What is our Best Selfie?

Today, with the advent of smartphones, Photoshop is no longer the domain of airbrushed celebrities and famous stars glossing the headlines.  Smartphones allow John and Jane Ordinary Citizen access to filters and photo-editing applications that can take years off, smooth out any wrinkles and creases, remove acne and blemishes, miraculously take centimetres off waistlines all [...]

By |2019-01-15T18:11:40+00:00January 15th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Government investing in the treatment of eating disorders with additional Medicare support

I am pleased to hear the great news that the Australian federal government has taken additional steps to recognise the seriousness of eating disorders. In my practice I see the effects of these debilitating conditions in both men and women, so it gives me confidence that recognition for these issues is becoming more widespread. The [...]

By |2018-12-13T16:58:05+00:00December 11th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Mindful Eating this holiday season

I was just on the phone with a friend talking about how fast this year has gone and what she has coming up.  End of school celebrations for the kids, preparing for holidays, catching up with friends, and of course, the all important Christmas drinks.  Do you get stressed about how you can enjoy yourself [...]

By |2018-11-22T16:25:43+00:00November 22nd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

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