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Holiday cravings and emotional eating

As the end of the year finally approaches and the rounds of Christmas parties and office drinks begins, we are faced with a barrage of enticing delicacies everywhere. The holidays and festivities are a time of family meals, constant bbq’s and often accompanied with lots of alcohol too. Whilst this might be fun, the holiday [...]

By |2022-11-30T14:43:31+11:00November 29th, 2022|Articles, news and updates|Comments Off on Holiday cravings and emotional eating

No Matter How Much You Ate Yesterday You Need To Fuel Your Body Today

It’s Monday morning and already my mobile is buzzing. Clients are texting for appointments, sending messages or leaving voicemails. The theme is the same. “I went out on the weekend and I binged”, “I stuffed myself”, “I got onto the scale today… I hate myself. I feel gross. Why do I always do this?”, "I’ve [...]

By |2022-11-01T05:34:12+11:00October 31st, 2022|Articles, news and updates|Comments Off on No Matter How Much You Ate Yesterday You Need To Fuel Your Body Today

World Mental Health Day 2022

It is not until something is taken away from us that we realise it’s importance or value in our life. Most mornings we wake up and take for granted the beautiful sunshine and blue skies. It’s only when it rains day after day that we value the sunshine And for many of us, the same [...]

By |2022-10-10T21:06:40+11:00October 10th, 2022|Articles, news and updates|Comments Off on World Mental Health Day 2022

Friendship – Be Around People Who Feed Your Soul, Not Around Those Who Eat It

Don’t walk in front of me, I may not follow. Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Just walk beside me and be my friend. Most of us have at least one friend, if not more. Some of us have many friends and large circles of friends from different areas of their life, whereas [...]

By |2022-09-05T11:18:33+10:00September 5th, 2022|Articles, news and updates|Comments Off on Friendship – Be Around People Who Feed Your Soul, Not Around Those Who Eat It

Love thyself – self-love and acceptance

If I asked you to make a list of all the people in the world you loved, would you include yourself on that list? And if it was on that list, would it be number one or how far down would it be? “Why is self-love important?” you might ask. You probably think that self-love [...]

By |2022-07-20T02:53:42+10:00July 20th, 2022|Articles, news and updates|Comments Off on Love thyself – self-love and acceptance

Call a truce on food – There’s no good food, bad food

Is there a food that you have labelled good or bad? A food that is off limits when you are trying to be good, and watch what you eat? A food that you know if you have one mouthful, you will have no control thereafter. For me, that food would have to be chocolate cake. [...]

By |2022-06-15T20:10:55+10:00June 15th, 2022|Articles, news and updates|Comments Off on Call a truce on food – There’s no good food, bad food

Keep Calm and Stay Body Positive

So many women I see at my practice feel extremely self conscious and ashamed about their bodies. Why is that? I said in my post about Staying body positive back in March... "The thoughts you have about your body are influenced by the messages you received from parents, caregivers, siblings, peers, your culture, the media, [...]

By |2022-06-02T11:23:21+10:00June 2nd, 2022|Articles, news and updates|Comments Off on Keep Calm and Stay Body Positive

Remember if you are not speaking it, you are storing it, and that gets heavy (Christina Isabel)

Life is busy. So much to do, so little time. So much time spent prioritising the things that we think are important and relegating the things that perhaps seem less so. In our fast-paced lives, slowing down, taking time to notice how we are truly feeling is often ignored, numbed, or pushed down in the [...]

By |2022-05-26T12:36:40+10:00May 25th, 2022|Articles, news and updates|Comments Off on Remember if you are not speaking it, you are storing it, and that gets heavy (Christina Isabel)

Mental Health Awareness – Every Month

Nations all over the world choose a month each year to focus on mental health. In the US it's May and in Australia we acknowledge mental health nationally in October each year, but you know what, we can use every month to acknowledge mental health in our community, to reduce its stigma and foster wellbeing [...]

By |2022-05-04T13:18:47+10:00May 4th, 2022|Articles, news and updates|Comments Off on Mental Health Awareness – Every Month
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