Awareness changes everything

By default, we humans are actually pretty weak as a species. In terms of the animal kingdom, we aren’t particularly fast or strong, we can’t smell very much , hear very much or see all that well. But what we do have going for us – and what saves us – is our BRAINS. Our big, beautiful human brains open …

Be who you want to be

be who you want to be

Last year I had just that feeling. Now don’t get me wrong – I am not SUPER Fun Mum, I don’t let my kids eat chocolate for breakfast and ride motorbikes to school but I have eased up a lot. I made a decision to let the little things go. I am more relaxed and am more inclined to go …

Life isn’t always sunshine and roses

negative emotion

Life should always be rainbows and daisies, sunshine and roses, right? – happy, smiling faces, sunny days, exciting experiences, parties and good times. After flicking through social media profiles you would be excused for thinking that just about everybody is happy…. all the time. It’s almost exhausting looking at all that happiness. You may wonder “How do people manage it?” …

You might want to rethink your habits – Here’s why

rethink habits

Research suggests that as much as 40-45% of our behaviour is repeated daily in almost the exact same situation. Now that means that our habits – good or bad – are shaping almost half of our daily lives. We have habits around the food we eat, the work we do, our social lives and leisure time, the way we dress, …

Making your smoothies – well, smooth

There is nothing worse than a lumpy green smoothie – OK well I am sure that there are plenty of things that are worse – but a lumpy green smoothie, with stringy bits of vegetables in it, is pretty bad. In fact it I think it is those lumpy, stringy bits found in so many ill made green smoothies that …

What is a life coach anyway?

When I tell people I am a life coach more often than not I get a blank stare – sometimes a rye smile. It is one of those professions that at best no one really understands or at worst they think of as some pseudo-quasi-therapy substitute undertaken by people without any real credentials. But when done well, life coaching is …

Simple nutrition boosts to upgrade your diet

nutrition boost hacks

We all want to be healthier – but not all of us are in a place where we can or even want to make sweeping changes to the way that we eat. Luckily there are a load of simple things that you can do which will instantly upgrade your diet without much effort at all.  By making a slightly different …

Blender Love! Top tool for healthy eating

optimum 9400 blender

You know I am all about helping you to get more plants on your plate. Well…one of the best ways that you can do this is with a high speed blender. This is definitely the number one tool I recommend for everyone to buy that will make plant based eating a breeze. Once you buy one, you will wonder how …

It’s FIBRE that we need!

These days everyone seems to be running around worrying about whether they are getting enough protein.  It seems everyone wants more – why I am not sure – but it is the trend of the day. The fact is, that unless you are starving, you are going to be getting enough protein.  In the US 97% of adults eat enough …

It is not a fad! Plant based eating is a no-brainer.

Plant-based eating is neither a fad diet nor the latest food trend.   Rather it represents a seismic shift in the way we approach and think about the food we eat. It is a lifestyle that everybody should consider embracing. Plant based eating is a WIN, WIN, WIN proposition. It is great for our health, it is kindest on the environment …