Healthy Category

Why We Should Eat S.L.O.W. Food & How To Do It

SLOW Food

The first time I heard about SLOW food was when my friend and I went to see Alice Waters (chef, restauranteur, activist, author) speak in San Francisco about 10 years ago.  At first, I honestly thought she was talking about the speed of making and eating a meal!!  It soon became apparent though that she […]

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9 simple morning rituals to achieve a healthy, happy, glow for the day

My mum used to always say I was the biggest dilly dallier (aka time waster) in the morning.  I don’t know how I managed it, but no matter how early I got up, time used to slip away from me without realising, resulting in me just about making it to school on time.  Still to […]

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Why how we eat is as important as what we eat

How often do we wolf down a meal in a rush out the door? How often do we eat at our desk working?  Or eat while totally engrossed in watching TV or catching up on social media?  Have you ever eaten a meal and been so distracted that when you discover you have a clean […]

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Let’s Go Outside

A Healthy Happy Glow Let's Go Outside

I feel like I’m one of those animals who tends to come out in the spring and summer and hibernates in the winter months.  I love this time of year and try to get outside as much as possible. But did you know that getting outside in nature can actually improve your health and happiness? […]

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Tips For Tackling IBS

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

As someone who suffered from gut pain for the best part of 20 years, I’d like to think I can relate to those suffering with IBS.   The scope of how it affects people is wide ranging – for some it’s a mild inconvenience but for others it can be debilitating and extremely stressful.  For me […]

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Go On, Treat Yo’self – It’s Vital For Health and Happiness

Treat Yo'Self - Self Care

When I talk about treating yo’self, what I’m really talking about is self-care. Self-care includes prioritizing and engaging in actions that care for our physical, mental and emotional health resulting in less stress and better overall wellbeing.  It encourages us to be more in tune with our minds and bodies and is an essential part […]

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Superfood Spotlight: Turmeric

In my last post, I gave a round-up of some great anti-inflammatory foods.  One that I personally use every day is turmeric.  This golden spice has a warm, peppery flavour and is the main spice in curry.  Not only does it look and taste great, it has been said to be the most powerful herb […]

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The Enemy Inside. Chronic Inflammation: Signs, Symptoms and Solutions

The greatest wealth is health

When most people think of inflammation, they think of a sprained ankle, an open wound or a painful tooth abscess. We don’t often equate inflammation with autoimmune diseases, heart disease, diabetes, cancer or many other illnesses. But the fact is, chronic inflammation can contribute to nearly every major illness out there. WHAT IS INFLAMMATION? Inflammation […]

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Staying Healthy and Happy on Holiday in Florida

I’ve just come back from a two week trip to Florida which was amazing.  We got to travel around a bit so I got to see Orlando, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Naples, Marco Island and Fort Myers Beach.  It was my first time in Florida but it definitely won’t be my last! Naturally enough two weeks […]

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Infused Water Inspirations

A Healthy Happy Glow

One of my very first blog posts was about the benefits of drinking more water and it’s always one of the first things I get clients to do when I start working with them. However, it’s something I personally struggle with.  I’m a cold creature and find plain old cold water really hard to drink […]

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