A concern I’m often asked about around this time of year is weight gain around the silly season. With Christmas parties, lots of bevvies flowing, trifles, puddings, chocolates and of course, the big Christmas lunch (and dinner), there are plenty of opportunities to indulge while we celebrate with loved ones. However, that bloated, so-called “fat” … Continue reading 3 Sugar-free Recipes to get You into the Christmas Spirit
Anxiety is one of those ‘life’ things that can kind of consume your whole world, if not your whole day if you’re not too careful. The fix – or really, the balance – comes from the long game; daily habits and rituals that have benefits for the long term. But the thing is, if you’ve … Continue reading 7 Quick-Fixes for Anxious Moments
The little-discussed factor in gut health. The Liver and Digestive Health When it comes to looking after your gut, I’m sure you’ve heard about probiotics and fibre, right? But did you know that looking after your liver can be key to ensuring your gut is working the way that its meant to? Your liver, the … Continue reading Could your liver be the cause of your poor gut health?
A couple of months ago I was scrolling through my newsfeed and stumbled upon a video of a news segment where they were discussing the idea of work leave for period pain. The woman proposing the change mentioned how common it is for women to have to use their sick leave for period pain and … Continue reading When it comes to gender equality, should we be normalising period pain?
The idea of going vegan for two weeks, to me, was incredibly daunting. I've had times in my life in the past where I'd mostly eaten vegetarian (for budgetary reasons, mostly) and even though I thought I was eating well, over time, my mental health declined, and I became more prone to anxiety and felt … Continue reading 5 Things I Learned From Vegan Eating
Have you tried everything to help your gut? Special diets, fibre supplements, probiotics, cleanses - I've heard it all when it comes to gut issues, but the more supplements you throw at the problem without any specific purpose, the more money you're literally flushing down the toilet. The gut governs all aspects of our health; … Continue reading What’s going on with my gut?