I love to work with fellow moms, helping them to choose healthy habits over restrictions every day. I feel it’s a really important part of my job, and here’s why. Every time we look in the mirror and say, “I need to work out more before I can eat the cake”, and our children walk [...]
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Intuitive eating, at its most basic level, is all about just eating when you're hungry and stopping when you're full. But in reality, it is far more than just eating to satisfy hunger or recognising fullness. In fact, it's a really nuanced topic. It’s not white, it's not black, and there's a lot of grey [...]
What I'm learning more about, and really learning in myself and in the people that I work with, is that when it comes to what our hearts truly desire we're thinking about lots of different aspects of our lives. So we're thinking about our connection, we're thinking about our health and our happiness, but we're [...]
Following on from my last blog where I shared how ‘you are not what you eat’, in this blog I want to share with you three different health promoting behaviours, that you can implement and build on for yourself to grow your own knowledge and learning around, to see if focusing on these behaviours, rather [...]
The term “you are what you eat” gets banded around a lot, but however casually it is used, the meaning behind it can actually be quite harmful and leads to the misconception that our health is solely down to the food we eat and how much of it we consume. Weight loss does not equal [...]
Focus on health and wellbeing. What does that really mean? When we think about health, we think about it including lots of health promoting behaviours into our life in order to improve our quality of life, so that we feel better every day. It even impacts who you are and how you're interacting with others [...]
I want to talk to you a little bit this month about diets and why I class myself as an Anti-Diet Nutrition Coach. I probably haven't spoken about it as clearly or explained it to you. But, in this blog I want to share with you my reasons and my logic behind choosing this approach [...]
I know not everyone is as excited about this beautiful organ as I am, but there are a lot of people out there who want to know more about it and the first question is usually, why is it so important? Well, the gut is actually central to overall health so the gut impacts all [...]
Somebody asked me recently, if I was working with somebody with a thyroid condition what protocol would I follow? Would it be AIP, Keto, Paleo? And I was like no, I don't subscribe to any diet actually I just subscribed to you getting a feel and a sense for what foods are good for your [...]
“What do you do?” Oh lord, I used to hate this question when I was a stay at home Mammy. I had an internal moment of contentment yesterday as two people asked me what I did and I was really proud to share “I am a Health Coach”. But what does that mean? How do [...]