Keeping the pounds off at Christmas

There is no reason why a healthy weight loss plan needs to go out of the window at Christmas, or why you can’t make good choices over the Festive period. Here’s how: Remember it’s just one day, it’s not a reason to pig out for a month At parties, reduce your alcohol –...

Alcohol Awareness

The more stressed and disconnected we become with our true self and the life we should be living, the more we need to decompress or fill an emotional void.  So it’s no wonder that excessive drinking is a major problem.  But what is excessive?  The government...

Sleep – I’ve cracked it!!

There are 4 things that make a huge difference to your quality of sleep, and I’ve discovered a fifth that has has finally worked me. The main 4 areas are: – reducing caffeine down to 2 cups before lunch; – avoiding alcohol; -taking magnesium citrate;...

Stress Awareness

As human beings, we are not designed to cope with long periods of unremitting stress. The stress response is important to help us deal with acute situations, sometimes called ‘fight or flight’, but these should be followed by periods of relaxation and rest. However,...

The coffee debate – what I really see in my clinic

I’m seeing endless articles promoting the benefits of coffee but this is not what I’m seeing with my clients.  There aren’t guidelines on safe caffeine consumption, but I would put this at no more than 2 coffees before lunch, if you want to be focused without being...

Supporting children’s health at school

✔ Consistent sleep and wake time – Sleep is crucial for every single aspect of our health and particularly for mental wellbeing. Many young people today simply aren’t getting enough sleep, often hampered by excessive exposure to smart devices or gaming before...

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