Embrace your flouncy edges

Have you ever spent time with someone and came away thinking ‘I had a really good time. That person made me feel like I could truly be myself’? And then, have you considered how infrequently that happens? The problem is that people often want us to see us through the ‘lens of their comfort zone’. When we have more personality…

Getting started with going gluten-free

If you’ve been advised, or have decided yourself, to go gluten-free but are wondering where to get started, then the best place is in your kitchen. In this blog, I explore which foods are gluten-free, how to avoid contamination in your kitchen, what measurements you need when substituting ingredients, how to create gluten-free flour mixes and offer you a recipe…

Is diarrhoea catching you on the run?

Diarrhoea is the name for when you’re stools are too loose. It’s can be an entirely unpleasant condition, as you can get caught and NEED TO GO at a moment’s notice, when a toilet may not be close by. I remember flying home from a holiday in Egypt, where the majority of people had contracted something that was causing diarrhoea.…

Constipation – tips for overcoming it naturally

You are likely suffering from constipation if you have a bowel movement fewer than three times a week. But for some, just missing one day can be uncomfortable. Your stool will be difficult to pass, and leftovers are staying in the colon for a long time before making their exit. The average person has between 5-10lbs of waste in their…

What can your poop tell you about your …

Discussing poop can feel a little awkward. When I went on a juicing retreat, it’s fair to say the other guests were a bit squeamish about the idea of the optional colonic irrigation service. But, most people did have it done and within a few days we all had the inside scoop on each other’s poop! If we don’t talk…

3 exercises to help you get your happy on

Today we’re talking happiness. It’s something that we all crave, as we strive to lead happy and fulfilling lives.  The feelings of happiness change every day, and are influenced by many external circumstances, but also by our inner choices, our attitudes, our approach to relationships, our personal values and sense of purpose. In this article, I’m sharing three psychology exercises…

Water, it does the body good!

We all know we should be drinking more, but how much? What type of water is best, and how can you squeeze it into your busy day? Let’s start by taking a look at why we need to get good quality water into our systems every day. And before you say it, you shouldn’t be counting the water content in…