How to lower levels of cortisol to elevate your health

Today’s post is a summary of my recent social media posts on how to lower levels of cortisol through nutrition and yoga. In my nutrition and wellness coaching practice, I help women who are struggling with hormonal imbalances expressing as missing periods, unexplained infertility, PCOS, PMS or hypothyroid symptoms. These are all caused by levelsContinue reading “How to lower levels of cortisol to elevate your health”

What I did to stop feeling tired and dizzy

I dealt with chronic insomnia and fatigue for several years in my mid-twenties. Just when I should have been at my peak health I felt like everything started to fall apart. I would struggle to sleep through the night (sometimes not at all – eek!). Then I would spend the day in a haze ofContinue reading “What I did to stop feeling tired and dizzy”

How to choose compassion over judgement

Following on from the previous topic of self-compassion, today I want to talk about choosing compassion for others over judgement. Showing compassion has positive impacts on our wellbeing as individuals but also for society as a whole. It helps to strengthen our character and build resilient and connected communities which support our health and wellbeing.Continue reading “How to choose compassion over judgement”

The power of connecting with nature

To finish off week two of the Women’s Wellness Challenge, which is all about connection, I want to share the importance of connecting with nature for our wellbeing. Connecting with yourself, with others around you and with the natural environment are all essential elements of creating a healthy and balanced life. When we are feelingContinue reading “The power of connecting with nature”

Breathing for stress and anxiety relief

One of the pillars of health is learning how to breathe properly. The fourth of the 8 limbs of ashtanga yoga is pranayama which translates as extension or control of the breath. Yogis view the breath or prana as your life force energy. Therefore, when your breath is restricted, your life force energy is alsoContinue reading “Breathing for stress and anxiety relief”

Morning mindfulness meditation for full body awareness

Good morning everyone! Today I wanted to share a guided morning mindfulness meditation. Use this practice to start your day with mindfulness and cultivate full body present awareness. Meditation is great to incorporate into your daily morning ritual before the action of the day begins. Make the most of the calm and quiet of theContinue reading “Morning mindfulness meditation for full body awareness”

Feel fantastic with 6 elements of holistic health coaching!

As a Women’s Wellness Coach, I love to support women to improve their overall health and wellbeing. I have come a long way in my own view of health and it has taken me many years to get to where I am now. I used to think health meant restricting your diet and exercising likeContinue reading “Feel fantastic with 6 elements of holistic health coaching!”

Top tips to improve your sleep

Sleep is one of the major players when it comes to transforming your health. Not only can a better nights’ sleep help you to feel more energised and happier but it also has a knock on effect on your other decisions throughout the day. Ever experienced that feeling of being constantly hungry after a nightContinue reading “Top tips to improve your sleep”

The importance of gratitude and celebration for your health

I wanted to choose the subject of gratitude for the final post in this series to say thank you to anyone who has stuck with me this whole month. I really had fun writing these posts, I hope you enjoyed them too and maybe learned something that will help you to improve your health. IfContinue reading “The importance of gratitude and celebration for your health”

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”