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My SOS Guide to making the Adaptogens part of your every day life and feeling great for good!

 

You may have recently purchased or are thinking of buying one of my Adaptogenic Super Blends with all good intentions to kick start a new healthy habit.  If you have a bag in the cupboard already maybe you are struggling to bring it into your routine or aren’t sure how to use it, if you haven’t bought one yet maybe it’s the fear of failure thats holding you back. I usually fall into the first category where I am bowled over by a new product knowing I NEED it in my life, so   buy it with enthusiasm only to have it…
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How to have a Happy and Healthy Christmas!

 

Christmas is coming and as fun as the festivities are they also bring an element of stress and pressure.  Festive stress presents itself in many forms for example, Food and Drink:  Eating and drinking excessively followed by feeling guilty after.  Physical Stress: Burning the candle at both ends  or the pressure of entertaining the family can all be exhausting.   Money:  Its an expensive time of year and the costs quickly add up causing additional stress. Here are a few simple tips to help keep you on track this year. Drink Sensibly:  Remember for every alcoholic drink to drink a glass of…
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The Start Up vs The Big Retailer – What really happens and why 9 out of 10 small businesses fail

 

I began the week reading a promotional event about how 9 out of 10 start ups fail within 2 years and after a string of unfortunate events recently I felt I was close to falling into that category which was a million miles away from the dreams and ambitions I had for my blends.  Obviously I booked my place immediately! Recent months have been a struggle to keep motivated while juggling 2 children, moving country and settling them into their separate new schools.  As if this wasn’t stressful enough, I had to try to keep my business afloat which I…
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Ditch Sugar and Get Lean

 

Sugar cravings are one of the most common complaints I hear about from my coaching clients and even those who enjoy a healthy and balanced diet suffer from sugar cravings as they can be triggered by other factors including stress, dehydration, hormonal imbalances, low serotonin levels and blood sugar imbalances.  There are various things we can do to alleviate sugar cravings naturally which include: Drinking more water Eating more greens Eating more sources of good fat and lean protein Eating slower Eating at regular times Avoiding alcohol and processed foods Boosting serotonin levels (exercise will do this) Stabilising blood sugar…
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Back to School : Back to Health!

 

If you have kids you might have just packed them off to school looking cute and gorgeous in their new freshly pressed uniform, like I have just done. And if you are anything like me you might be saying to yourself that you “need to get back on track” after summer indulgences, less exercise and little structure or routine. And the sundowners with friends on the beach, rich indulgent dinners and delicious desserts with a loved one, carefree pizzas with the kids after a long and fun day mould the memories that we will remember. But, however lovely this all is, it is not…
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Adaptogens for Radiant Skin

 

For years women have obsessed over expensive face creams, lotions and potions with promises of gorgeously glowing, radiant and youthful skin.  We have invested time and money into treatments and procedures to keep us looking younger and the value of the skin care industry reflects our commitment to youthful beauty.  According to market research the Global Skin Care Products Market is to Value US$155.44 billion by 2021: Transparency Market Research – That is a lot of product!!  Ancient traditions didn’t have access to the variety of product available to the modern Western world and relied on nature to provide their…
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My Sugar Story!

 

I have recently been very drawn towards this sweet subject and have felt compelled to share my sugar secrets with you.  For years I haven’t been comfortable with my relationship with sugar as I felt it had a controlling hold over me.  I also felt that I was the only one in the world that felt like this and it was completely unacceptable that someone who was working in the health industry could have an issue with it!   So today I thought I would share my sugar story with you and the fact that I can comfortably be in…
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A NEW Chapter

 

I started 2017 with a deep seated feeling that something BIG was going to change this year and the curiosity grew within me over those early months to the point where I found myself in a low and dark place feeling insecure about myself and unhappy with my life.  I hadn’t admitted to myself before but I had been in a silent internal battle with myself for years, fighting the fact that I should be happy with the life I had living the South of France – after all I was “Living the Dream” as people would tell me.  I…
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How to ditch Sugar with 3 effective tips and get LEAN for summer

 

SUGAR, is a troublesome sweet subject that many of my clients battle with and is an increasingly worrying problem with more and more studies reveal the damaging effects sugar is having on our health. And as a Health Coach and Eating Psychology Practitioner I also personally struggle with sugar too which is very frustrating as I have the nutritional knowledge about how damaging sugar is for my health and I am well aware of all my emotional attachments I have to sugar yet I still find myself craving it and over indulging once in a while!  However over the years I have learnt how to stop fighting sugar and finally developed a healthier relationship with it. Fact is…
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Superfoods – more than just another “healthy” buzz word – My 10 favourites

 

The definition of Superfood – “a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being” You are probably already eating an abundance of superfoods if you are already including salmon, nuts, seeds, avocados and blueberries in your diet.  Recent years have shown a gradual rise in “trending” superfoods which are ever increasing to become even more weird and wonderful and you may have heard of some of the more popular ones including goji berries, chia seeds, wheatgrass and maca.  But what about shilajit, lucuma, baobab, alfalfa, chaga and MSM?  Have you come across these yet? For us Westerners…
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5 Superfoods For Healthy Hair

 

Your hair is an important part of who you are. So what happens when your hair begins to lose its healthy shine and strength, and becomes brittle and lack luster? Luckily, there are plenty of methods you can use to improve your hair’s health and bring it back to its former glory. One such way is with the addition of various superfoods to your regular diet. These foods – full of vital nutrients – are an easy and quick way to boost your health and that of your hair. Flax Seeds Inflammation can be a common cause of hair damage…
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The all round Blend for the MEN!

 

I AM Superman is the unique and complete blend of superfoods and nourishing adaptogens to support the needs of the every day Super – MAN! The properties of this blend include: Improving energy, strength, stamina, endurance and athletic performance Recovery after intense exercise Improving focus and concentration Boosted libido. What makes this blend Super?   I AM Superman contains Pea Protein – An energy boosting, digestible protein rich in B vitamins and that improves strength and stamina! It is abundant in MSM – a compound which acts as a detoxifier, including the elimination of lactic acid build-up after strenuous exercise…
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