Do you need to detox?

Do you need to detox?

One of the many pointless debates that really annoy me is whether or not you should detox. It never seizes to amaze me how so many intelligent people are so narrow minded and unable to look at any subject from more than one perspective (the one that’s most...
9 steps to overcome fear

9 steps to overcome fear

Fear used to be my constant companion, from little fears over being late or saying something wrong to bigger fears like not being good enough, running out of money or being lonely. My fears used to control me until I realized that it doesn’t have to be so. I don’t...
5 ways to stop stressing & start living

5 ways to stop stressing & start living

  The world is a very stressful place to live in for most people and I find that most people don’t even realise how dangerous constant stress is for their health and wellbeing. I see people all the time who have become sick because of stress and it is well known...
Who are you?

Who are you?

How many people really truly know who they are these days? I mean really know the real authentic you? We think we know ourselves, but this self is usually based on our achievements, failures, jobs, relationships, labels, what others expect of us, what we have or...
Acai and berry smoothie

Acai and berry smoothie

Acai is my current favourite superfood. It is lovely in smoothies, shakes and different smoothie or chia seed bowls. It is rich in many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants such as vitamins A, C and B vitamins, magnesium, iron, potassium, as well as fibre and some...
7 lessons for my daughter

7 lessons for my daughter

In honour of International Women’s Day, these are just some of the things I’d like my daughter, and all other little girls, to know about life: Always be yourself People will try to label you and fit you into all sorts of boxes. Sometimes you will want...
On writing my book and learning to accept myself

On writing my book and learning to accept myself

Note: this post was written in January 2015. Although my book is a weight loss book it is first and foremost about being healthy: eating healthy, developing a healthy relationship with food and a healthy attitude towards weight loss and, most importantly focussing on...
Why is losing weight so hard?

Why is losing weight so hard?

Weight loss is such a complex issue, for women in particular. The part that is simple is knowing what to eat and what not to eat. If that was all weight loss is about, we would have very few overweight people. Most people know what you should and shouldn’t eat...