Meditation to change your mindset and your habits

We are long past the days where meditation is seen as something completely hippy or “out there”. Meditation and mindfulness are becoming every day terms understood and practiced by students, parents and business executives alike. We are starting to understand the impact of rushing through our lives in a half-conscious, distracted state is no goodContinue reading “Meditation to change your mindset and your habits”

To change your habits, first change your mind

Yesterday I shared about how taking consistent, simple actions can set you on the road to success when it comes to reaching your health goals. But we all know we are creatures of habit and often in the beginning behaviour change is hard! Our brains are designed in such a way that all of ourContinue reading “To change your habits, first change your mind”

Lose weight easily by keeping it simple!

Following on from yesterday’s post on perfectionism, today I wanted to talk about how simplicity can be the way to reach your health goals with minimal effort. I’m not telling you you can lose weight easily by sitting on the sofa eating cookies all day. But you don’t have to be following some elaborate dietContinue reading “Lose weight easily by keeping it simple!”

Is perfectionism preventing reaching your health goals?

Today I wanted to talk about perfectionism. It’s day 22 of this 30 day Real Health January series and I am proud of myself for writing and sharing an article every day so far! But today I had a lot to do so I missed my morning writing window. It’s now 9pm and I veryContinue reading “Is perfectionism preventing reaching your health goals?”

Common nutrient deficiencies and the benefit of eating MORE

As usual, I want to go against the typical health and fitness industry advice and this time talk about common nutrient deficiencies and the benefits of eating more food. We are so often told we need to eat less if we want to be fit and healthy but is this really the case? In myContinue reading “Common nutrient deficiencies and the benefit of eating MORE”

Masculine vs. feminine energy approach to weight loss

I touched on masculine energy and the over-controller in a previous post about goal setting. If you have read that post, maybe you can relate! Today I want to talk about the masculine vs. feminine energy approach to weight loss. You might also like to read my post about how to practice feminine energy yoga.Continue reading “Masculine vs. feminine energy approach to weight loss”

Fitspo and fitness influencers, helpful or harmful?

I actually wrote this post about 5 years ago for my first ever blog! This was before fitspo and fitness influencers were a huge thing, or at least they weren’t really on my radar. However, I think it is more relevant than ever today. I’ve updated it a little but the core message is stillContinue reading “Fitspo and fitness influencers, helpful or harmful?”

Keto diet for weight loss, should you try it?

As a public health nutritionist, I like to keep track of current trends in the dieting world and wow 2020 was the year of the keto diet! On average there are a million internet searches a month for the phrase “keto diet for weight loss” and Youtube health and fitness world is full of peopleContinue reading “Keto diet for weight loss, should you try it?”

What is self sabotaging your health and how to stop

What is self sabotaging your health? Ever wondered why you just can’t seem to that new diet, exercise regime or self-care plan? Have you set yourself hundreds of goals for your health. Then just when you seem to be on the right track you do something to mess it up? Do you find yourself fallingContinue reading “What is self sabotaging your health and how to stop”

Counting calories for weight loss, a good idea?

Today’s topic in this Real Health January series is counting calories. Specifically whether counting calories for weight loss is a good idea! What is counting calories for weight loss? I’m sure most people these days are aware of the idea of calorie counting. You might be familiar with calorie counting apps like My Fitness PalContinue reading “Counting calories for weight loss, a good idea?”