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Should You Go On A Diet? The Good, The Bad & The Ugly Of This 4 Letter Word

Today let’s look at a 4 letter word starting with D. Diet. I tend to use the word ‘diet’ in a different way to most people. I speak about a ‘healthy diet’ or a ‘healthy way of eating’. But most people think about ‘going on a diet’. It usually describes a period of restricted eating. […]

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How To Get Healthy Without Beating Yourself Up

Too often we give ourselves a really hard time. Clients frequently tell me that they’re lazy or unmotivated or have no willpower. We talk to ourselves in ways that hopefully we’d never allow others to use. I know that inner voice just wants to keep us safe. The trouble is, it also keeps us small. […]

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To weigh or not to weigh

To Weigh Or Not To Weigh

It is a common catch cry of late – Ditch the scales! They’re the enemy and should be banished! At the risk of being shot down in flames, it’s not a message I totally agree with. And total disclosure – I weigh myself regularly. It doesn’t take too much digging to find that the situation […]

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cravings

How To Conquer Cravings

  If you’ve ever been at the mercy of a craving, you know how powerless it feels. Good intentions vaporise and resistance is futile. It’s as if some evil superpower has you spellbound. Afterwards the rush of pleasure from your guilty indulgence melts away quicker than a bowl of ice cream in the hot summer […]

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Is losing weight too hard?

What To Do If You Feel Like Getting Healthy Or Losing Weight Is Too Hard

You want to get healthy.  Really you do.  At least that’s what you tell yourself. But deep down you’re resisting. It just feels So. Damn. Hard. And it’s not like you haven’t tried.  Lots of times. Sometimes it even feels like you’ve tried everything.  But nothing’s worked. The problem is that we’ve somehow got it […]

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Is Your Life Like Champagne Or Flat Lemonade?

I LOVE a glass of champagne. It’s more of an experience for me, really.  An occasion. It occurred to me that our lives could be a bit more like champagne. Here’s why: Champagne is a celebration Are you celebrating you? You’re a wonderful, gorgeous being.  Perhaps you need to treat yourself like that instead of […]

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Do more of what gives you joy

A Manifesto For You

I’ve got a freebie for you!   I’ve been wanting to create a manifesto for a while now.  Sort of like a beautiful image of all that I stand for and what I believe is really important when it comes to being healthy and living a gorgeous life where we love our bodies and our […]

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Why Getting Healthy Doesn’t Have To Be Hard

The other day I walked into the tearoom & someone made the comment ‘Why is everything that is so nice, so bad for you’ While we all had a bit of a chuckle, there is a bit of a serious side to that and sometimes that can be the way that many of my clients […]

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Act As If

How do you view yourself?   Do you view yourself as someone who struggles with weight loss or achieving your health goals or as someone who is fit and healthy, loving yourself & loving life? Today I’ll be talking about this concept a bit more and how we can use it in our lives.  Click […]

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Is Your Life On Hold?

I just love the following quote: “What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” Mary Oliver It’s a real reminder to me of how precious life really is. Goal setting is so important but sometimes we can put life off a little bit until we’ve achieved our goals. Today […]

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