Natural Ageing

We are what we eat. When we pack our diet with vibrant foods loaded with antioxidants, healthy fats, water, and essential nutrients, our body will show its appreciation through its largest organ: our skin.

Hungry or Food Cravings and Emotional Eating

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Do you ever crave certain tastes such as sweet or salty? Can you regonize the difference between food cravings and genuine hunger? Hunger Hunger is a normal sensation that makes you want to eat. Your body tells your brain that your stomach is empty. This makes your stomach growl and gives you hunger pangs. Hunger …

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Love Ya’ Guts!

The trillions of bacteria in our gut have a profound influence on our health, metabolism, and disease protection. A healthy gut contributes to a strong immune system, heart health, brain health, improved mood, skin conditions, healthy sleep, and effective digestion, and it may help prevent some cancers and autoimmune diseases. The 100 trillion organisms that …

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Ice Bath Therapy

Yesterday I did a workshop.  Ice Bath Therapy – facilitated by a trained Wim Hof instructor – Dani Smith.   It’s the day after and here are my reflections. Such is me, way too busy, way too cool, and always do my best to live in the moment, So I didn’t do the preparation for the …

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No Reward without Effort

My eldest, Alex, started high school this year. His house motto is ‘No Reward without Effort’.  It’s a quote from Horace, a Roman poet, ‘Palma Non Sine Pulvere’. literally meaning ‘no palms without dust’, translated from Latin  – has something to do with winners of chariot races. I love it. ‘No Reward without Effort’. We are using …

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Ageing and your breasts

There are many good things about growing old. You’re still alive, that’s good.  But our body does change. Even our boobs! As we get older, the tissue and structure of our breasts begin to change. Breasts begin to lose their firmness and fullness due to changes in hormone levels. Estrogen Decline One of the main …

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Turning 50. The Good. The Bad. The Optimistic.

Turning 50 Staying optimistic

This month, I hit a milestone in life, the Great Dividing Range between being young and – not-so-young. Am I living my life on my terms? Yes, I am.  No longer am I wide-eyed entering the journey of life, full of euphoric energy ready to take anything on, I am now on the switchback trail, …

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7 Tips to Combat Coronavirus

7 Tips to Combat the Cornonavirus

Now more than ever, you should work on building your immunity. If the Corona Virus or the Flu touches you, you’ll be strong enough to fight it. A healthy lifestyle will ensure your defences are as good as they get. When your immune system comes into contact with a pathogen (a bacterium, virus or other disease …

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5 Reasons Not to Start Yoga

The benefits of yoga are always being touted and I’m often told of how yoga has profoundly changed someone’s life. Yoga serves for the greater good of mankind, it unites all beings as one, it can reform the lost soul, it tones the body, reduces stress, brings you into presence, brings health and strength to …

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Yoga for one

Have you ever floated out of your weekly yoga class and wished you could feel just as light, aligned, calm and energised every day? The benefits of practicing yoga regularly extend far beyond being able to set your own timetable. As a teacher, I’m often asked to design a home practice for a student, so they can reap the physical …

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