Your Christmas Survival Kit

Your Christmas Survival Kit

I remember as a kid looking forward to Christmas with such anticipation and excitement! Do you remember how you just couldn’t wait for the big day? School holidays, visiting relatives, Santa, parties, presents! One thing I wasn’t aware of back then was how stressful December and festive season madness could ..Continue Reading

5 Simple Routines to Reset Overwhelm

5 Simple Routines to Reset Overwhelm

You may think routines are boring. You might also be thinking that repeating the same old thing, day in, day out, is a sure way to drive yourself crazy, or to spiral yourself further into feeling less than enthusiastic about your life or your situation. Not true. Routine – the ..Continue Reading

The 5 Faces of Burnout

The 5 Faces of Burnout

You’ve probably heard the word “burnout” but what is it and how does it affect women? We all lead busy lives.  There’s pressure on us from so many sources, some we’re not even aware of. It’s exhausting. Have you ever felt so fatigued on an ongoing basis that you begin ..Continue Reading

Spring Detox Tips That Won’t Cost You a Cent!

Spring Detox Tips That Won’t Cost You a Cent!

Spring has rolled around again and it always reminds me of how I want to feel as the weather warms up – plenty of energy and comfortable in last year’s spring and summer outfits! Getting your health back on track doesn’t have to be hard or expensive.   All it ..Continue Reading

Could it be adrenal fatigue? This checklist could help you find out

Could it be adrenal fatigue? This checklist could help you find out

Fatigue – there’s a few reasons for constant tiredness, but today I want to talk about adrenal fatigue. Your adrenals are small organs that sit near your kidneys and one of their jobs is to manage your stress.  Such busy little organs, pumping out stress hormones like adrenaline and cortisol ..Continue Reading

What your handwriting is telling you about your brain

What your handwriting is telling you about your brain

We all know about brain cells (called neurons), but did you know that about two thirds of your brain are immune cells (called microglia)?  They’re there to clean up the dead and dying brain cells to make room so your brain can work better. Unfortunately, this process can be affected ..Continue Reading

8 Healthy Ways to Use Parsley

8 Healthy Ways to Use Parsley

Holding dinner parties for friends was a real trend back in the 70’s and 80’s (hmm… showing my age).  We loved trying the latest dish to impress – thank you Margaret Fulton.  I remember the dark brown crockery, the not so good wines and even the odd Fondue night.  Good ..Continue Reading

4 Common Health Conditions Driven by Stress

4 Common Health Conditions Driven by Stress

Being sick can be such a pain, and we’re all stressed at times. In fact, life is full of low-grade daily stress. It’s when stress mounts up, or is compounded by an unexpected event, that we get tipped over the edge and then not only our mood, but our health ..Continue Reading

A little known benefit of eggs

A little known benefit of eggs

The health benefits of eggs are widely known.  They’re an excellent source of complete proteins, they contain a wide range of vitamins, minerals and omega oil, and they’re very versatile in how you cook and eat them. But here’s a little known benefit of a chook egg that you may ..Continue Reading

Legumes – Batching Makes Life Easier and You Healthier!

Legumes – Batching Makes Life Easier and You Healthier!

Legumes are making a comeback.  Yes, indeed. While they’ve had some bad press over the years, the health benefits are many.  Knowing how to cook them helps, and remember, when adding extra fibre to your diet, do so gradually and you’ll avoid unpleasant side effects. Cooking them in advance in ..Continue Reading