Although the stress reaction we experience is felt and created internally in the body, there can be a range of external factors that contribute to our feelings of stress, one of the main contenders being money and finances!Read More
If you’re anything like me then visual clutter tends to send you into a bit of a panic. Even though I know this about myself I find that we can often become numb to the clutter that surrounds us and start to tune it out.Read More
It’s only fairly recently that I’ve started using rituals intentionally, but I can see the benefits immediately, and when I think about them I understand their importance.Read More
Vegan Hearty Casserole for those cold winter nights.
A delicious and warming winter casserole that’s easy to make! Cannellini beans are a great source of plant-based protein, help to regulate our blood sugar levels, are potassium rich so help keep your heart healthy, and are a high plant-based dietary fibre.Read More
The beginning of a New Year, a mixture of negativity for some as they get back to the daily grind after some much needed time off. For others, a sense of positivity and optimism, as the New Year chimes in signifying the year where things will finally change and we will start eating healthier, exercising more, saving more money, looking for a new job, start meditating and so on.
Most of the time I fall into the optimist category as I like to call it, but to many it’s the dreamer contingent.
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” says the media but for some of us the holidays can bring our stress levels to higher points than the rest of the year combined. There can be many reasons for this Christmas stress, from financial pressures, family friction, work deadlines, school holidays or the looming January tax submission. All of this combined with a little less sleep, and for some of us a little more alcohol and sugar intake, can often lead to emotions being triggered, especially our stress response!Read More
I feel passionately about how stress impacts our modern lives. It was only when I started looking into stress directly during my training in Nutrition that I connected the dots. Stress affects everything! It is the insidious, sometimes slow building, sometimes overpowering, gremlin that can change so much of who we are.Read More
Searching for a tribe... it has only been in the past couple of years that I’ve heard the word tribe used as a means of describing a small community, friendship group or sisterhood. It sparks all of those evolutionary instincts, however now that I think about it, it’s what I’ve craved all along.
The mind and brain are a real powerhouse and just like training your body to run a race you also have to get into the place where you see your mind and brain as equally capable of being trained, rewired and healed.Read More
Anxiety is something we hear so much more of these days, because of social media, the economy, the state of the planet - it’s the affliction of a generation. At the same time we feel busier than ever and are feeling more stressed and overwhelmed. But essentially stress and anxiety are different, you can definitely experience both at the same time or have one fade out of play while the other takes centre stage.Read More
Just checking in to talk about taking a Meditative Break - a quick and easy way help deal with emotional cognitive overload.Read More
I think most of us have probably heard of probiotics these days, with doctors beginning to recommend them to patients who have been on antibiotics they are finally getting lots of mainstream attention. Prebiotics are a lesser known factor for promoting optimal digestive health. But what is the difference between the two and why do we need both?Read More