3 Simple Daily Habits For a Healthy Gut

A healthy body and mind go hand in hand, and the health of our gut affects both. It’s so important to look after it, I have written many blogs on the subject. Many nutritionists and health professionals refer to our gut as our ‘second brain’. An information highway known as the vagus nerve connects the brain and gut allowing them to be in constant communication with each other. TheContinue reading “3 Simple Daily Habits For a Healthy Gut”

Nine Easy Ways to Keep Healthy all Year Round

A new year, a new you! We have all said it, rushing into the new year with promises to look after ourselves more. And then all too soon we find we are back to our old habits. When a New Year comes along, there is a lot of pressure to set goals – personal, business, or health. To beContinue reading “Nine Easy Ways to Keep Healthy all Year Round”

Winter Exercise and How to Stay Motivated

As the mornings and evenings get darker, colder and wetter, the motivation to exercise declines. So how do we stay motivated for winter exercise? Our bodies may feel like slowing down, we may eat more and move less, spending more time in doors. Whilst all of this is natural in the colder, darker months. It’sContinue reading “Winter Exercise and How to Stay Motivated”

PMS and What We Can Do to Relieve it

My blog this week is specifically for the ladies, and we are going to look at the phenomena that is Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS). There is still a lot to learn about PMS and why some women experience it more than others. There is research to suggest that PMS is very much a culturally specific syndrome.Continue reading “PMS and What We Can Do to Relieve it”

Insomnia and Sleep

Next to a good diet and exercise, good sleep is one the essential things our body and mind needs to function correctly. Sleep is as important as drinking water, feeding our bodies the correct nutrients and breathing. Many biological processes happen during sleep, it’s when the body restores and repairs itself. The nerve cells communicateContinue reading “Insomnia and Sleep”

Dealing With Stress

April is Stress Awareness Month. This has been running since 1992 to increase public awareness about both the causes and cures for our modern stress epidemic. We all have suffered from stress in our lives whether because of moving home, exams, work, bereavement, an illness, children, divorce, financial troubles or other. In fact, we’re soContinue reading “Dealing With Stress”

Reasons You May Not Be losing Weight

Are you working out regularly and eating healthy but still not losing weight? This can be frustrating. As we get older, our metabolism slows down and we may find that our usual practices are just not as effective as they once were. There are many factors that can slow down weight loss. In this article,Continue reading “Reasons You May Not Be losing Weight”

How to Become a Morning Person

“Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.” Benjamin Franklin. I totally agree. Studies show that people who wake up early in the morning are not only more productive but also more successful. They tend to set higher goals, be more persistent and plan for the future. For meContinue reading “How to Become a Morning Person”

5 Tips to Motivate Yourself to Exercise in Winter

Most of you come the beginning of January would have hit the gym to shed the weight gained during the festive season, but come mid month some of you may find it tough keeping it up. It is difficult to stay motivated when you wake up and it is bitterly cold and dark outside. InsteadContinue reading “5 Tips to Motivate Yourself to Exercise in Winter”