Here are some of my philosophical and practical ruminations on coping with the lockdown. Remember, too shall pass… 1. Eating well & using cooking as a hobbyI’m spending more time in the kitchen rather than watching TV. Eating well is WAY cheaper if you make things yourself so in the last few weeks I’ve researched recipes … Read more
Thoroughly unprepared, we take the step into the afternoon of life. Worse still, we take this step with the false presupposition that our truths and our ideals will serve us as hitherto. But we cannot live the afternoon of life according to the program of life’s morning, for what was great in the morning will … Read more
Source: The Mind Unleashed Being a bit of a personal development enthusiast, I’ve read tons of stuff on how to manifest your reality. Most of it I find pie-in-the-sky! When I read this article featured on The Mind Unleashed I found it very practical; written by someone who knew the challenges of managing your thoughts. … Read more
By The Love Coach – Frances Amaroux. To sign up for Frances’ newsletter (which I highly recommend) click here. I remember back in the dark ages when I was a good Catholic girl, I made a vow for Lent not to get angry any more. I’ve no idea if I was an especially angry little girl or not, … Read more
Happy New Year! How did you fare over the “festive season”? Was it as the fairy tales portray – a magical, heartfelt reconnection with all the important things – family, rejuvenation, celebration, good food? Or did it not live up to the ideal and you found the emotional triggers challenging? Or maybe you’re like me … Read more
Today I was coaching a client who wants to lose weight so she can fall pregnant. She has polycystic ovarian syndrome. This is a condition caused by poor blood sugar control and insulin resistance which is caused largely by a poor diet. Just eliminating soft drinks helped this young woman to lose 2 kilos! But, … Read more
When you hear the word stress what do you think about? Does your never ending “To Do” list come to mind? Or time pressure, personality conflicts at work, a demanding boss or traffic? This is mental stress but it’s only one type of stress. The stress of meeting a deadline at work may only be … Read more
… you pig out regularly (this is now called Binge Eating Disorder), skip meals, exercise like crazy to make up for your overeating, put yourself on restrictive diets or you use laxatives, diet pills or steroids. This is disordered eating and it’s extremely common, affecting between 3% and 7% of the population and it’s equally … Read more
This week I spoke to a large group of women at a local women’s gym about “How to quit sugar”. We were well into the presentation, discussing alternatives to white sugar when someone asked me what they could have instead of sugar in their coffee. The audience tittered! I didn’t need to answer the question, … Read more
Goodness! Don’t you reckon there’s room for chocolate, wine and bacon in a diet that maintains our most natural weight! I do! We’ve just got to learn to make them work for us. Back when I had a very unhealthy relationship with food I would eat chocolate like it was my last day of the … Read more
Why cheap food isn’t really cheap What are most processed foods made of? What are the cheapest foods on the planet? What foods make us fat? The answer is, my friends, the same for each question: I have affectionately named them “the 4 white devils” and they include: White flour White sugar White salt and … Read more
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