Seven personal reflections on 2017

Seven personal reflections on 2017

Even though I regularly incorporate a good amount of reflection in my life, December seems a natural point to take stock on perhaps a much greater scale. 2017 has been pretty pants on a personal level. I've been dealing with a high amount of stress coupled with an abundance of personal issues. Without dwelling on [...]

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Three essential nutrients to boost energy levels this winter

Three essential nutrients to boost energy levels this winter

Feeling tired, moody or blue? You are definitely not imagining that dip in your energy levels at this time of year. The reduced sunlight hours over winter seriously impacts energy levels, mood and appetite. Research suggests that 9 out 10 people will experience a dip in their energy levels and in more serious cases people can [...]

Festive Feasting: healthy eating in December

Festive Feasting: healthy eating in December

Since I wanted to focus a new series of posts about the festive season, what better way to kick it off with some healthy eating tips! The festive period is always the worst time to be healthy. With an endless supply of treats, Christmas parties and indulgent dinners, weight gain is almost inevitable. Then January arrives with [...]

Do you have toxic people in your life?

Do you have toxic people in your life?

Unfortunately toxic relationships affect us all at some point in our lives. When it comes to relationships we seem to be pretty well attuned to spotting this toxicity yet let it slide with others. We can verbalise reasons why a relationship didn’t work - selfishness,  lack of understanding, not able to be yourself, and list goes on... [...]