Five simple tips for dealing with your health – through your thoughts!

Posted on February 10, 2016

Did you know that your body can be the product of your thoughts?  My friend, there is a connection between your body and your mind – after all, just in case you did not notice,  the two are attached!  So to a certain degree the nature of your thoughts and emotions can determine the physical function of your body. Need convincing? Think about the placebo effect for example. When patients are given a placebo pill ...

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Are you investing in your health?

  An investment in your health today will pay far greater dividends than any health insurance.  So let’s crack it with the best foods to enjoy to enhance your health.   Let’s begin with vegetables.  As with fruit, seasonal vegetables are best.  The super shiny , out of season, veg on display in the supermarkets have often been treated with far more chemicals than you would choose to swallow from a ...

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When was the last time you had a service?

Posted on February 7, 2016

Do you service your car my friend? I am sure like me, you dutifully take your car in for its yearly service. That way the car keeps running smoothly and you alleviate the fear of it  breaking down.   Yet when was the last time you decided to service yourself? Strange question? Not really. Stay with me and let me explain…….  If the car has something unusual going on, such as a strange banging or screeching noise, ...

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The dangers of sitting

Posted on February 4, 2016

Are you sitting comfortably my friend? Well you had better stand up then! Sitting down is not good for you, well certainly not for long periods at a time it seems. Sitting for long periods does not seem to, erm…. sit well with me that I do know.   It could be because I spent so many years as a dancer and as such am use to moving my body. Or it could be that my parents hate to sit for long too – so it could be genetic!. I ...

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Take the self-care quiz! Are you taking care of yourself?

Posted on February 2, 2016

When you want to transform your life in any way, then it goes without saying that you need to develop the right foundation on which to do it – on the foundation that you care enough about yourself in the first place! Surprisingly many of us are guilty of not being as kind to ourselves as we really ought to be and we lack our own care and attention. First we need to recognise our own existence - that we are a human being that needs care ...

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Nine ways to help solve constipation

Constipation is a surprisingly common problem, with a total of more than 80% of the population in the Uk failing to have a bowel movement every day, while in the US 2.5 million physician visits are down to constipation. It is probably the most common digestive complaint, outnumbering all other chronic digestive issues. Being constipated means your bowel movements are difficult or happen less, or that you have to strain hard or feel that ...

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Soda Bread Recipe

Posted on January 27, 2016

Don’t you just hate waking up in the morning only to find you have no bread for breakfast? 😡 The convenience store is just down the road but it’s too cold, too rainy, and, right now, you can’t think of anything worse than tearing yourself out of you warm pyjamas and walking down the street. But you also really feel like a slice of hot buttered toast to accompany your morning tea/ coffee. Oh the conundrum! Aha, but I ...

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Are you suffering from insomnia?

If you are one of the 53.1% of adults in the UK who do not sleep well, you will have a pretty good idea what insomnia is. And if you are one of the 60 million of Americans who suffer from sleep disorders you will certainly understand that sleep deprivation is not something you would want to dream about. Sleep is something you have to do. You are programmed my friend to do it! It’s your time to restore, regenerate, rejuvenate and repair your ...

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Seven reasons to say ‘cheers’ to red wine!

I love a glass of good, red wine, whether with dinner or just by itself whilst curled up on the sofa enjoying ‘me’ time.  And I take little convincing to write about it’s health properties, and how we are wise to indulge - in moderation. So without much ado, I bring you seven amazing reasons to enjoy a glass of red wine with me. Cheers! Our hearty thanks The health benefits of red wine are not a new find. It was back in the ...

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Cauliflower and Super-Greens Soup

Quick and easy, healthy and delicious. Now this is what I call awesome (and healthy) comfort food! 😋😍👍 Time to get those New Year’s health resolutions into full throttle and get yourself in the best shape and health you have ever been. But in finding great health there’s no need to feed yourself with boring, flavourless food which make the act of eating a chore.  No, this is the time to discover and taste some of ...

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