Goal Setting for Success

goal setting for success

Can you believe it? This year has just flown by. So hope you like it, and hope even more that you find it useful. So HAPPY NEW YEAR and good luck with those resolutions. Would love to hear how they go.

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 …

Energy Density – Eat more but weight less… it’s totally possible

Did you know that as we age muscle mass starts to decrease, metabolism starts to slow, the water in our body decreases and THE FAT INCREASES!!?  Yep… and you don’t even need to be that old.  From the age of 25 total body fat starts to increase….. 25!! Sounds awful.  Does nature have it in for us or what? Looking …

The power of a streak – small actions can create big changes

Starting a STREAK has to be one of the simplest and most gratifying ways of creating a healthy habit that I have ever come across. And by streak I don’t mean running across your local sporting pitch naked or posting pictures on Snapchat. Rather I am talking about the streak that involves setting yourself a small challenge to perform one …

Why People Fail at Healthy Eating

fail healthy eating

Have you tried to eat more healthily in the past but just couldn’t keep it going? I hear you, you are certainly not alone. Eating healthy can be a challenge. If it wasn’t everybody out there would be lean, fit and full of energy. Right? But you know what, eating healthy doesn’t have to be that difficult. There are a …

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 …