How to Cope With Work Burnout

Being in good health is not just about exercise and diet, it’s also about having good mental health. Everything in our body is linked. We can eat really well and exercise, yet if we are working too hard, are under stress and are not taking breaks, it will affect our physical health. This can mean our bodies don’t absorb the nutrients from our food the wayContinue reading “How to Cope With Work Burnout”

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 articles 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”

How to Reduce Anxiety

Anxiety is one of those overused words we hear a lot. I see so much of it thrown about on social media, used as humour, as an excuse to drink and to define all kinds of feelings of unease, uncertainty, fear or panic. It’s actually natural and healthy to feel anxious from time to time, likeContinue reading “How to Reduce Anxiety”

Stress Eating and What You Can do About it

April is stress awareness month. We all experience stress in our lives and small amounts of it are OK as it often pushes us into action. However, consistent or prolonged periods of stress can seriously affect our mental and physical health. Stress can also affect our eating habits, resulting in many of us eating theContinue reading “Stress Eating and What You Can do About it”

Keeping Your Immune System Strong During Autumn

Wow, what a gorgeous September we’ve had! I love a gentle ease into autumn whilst watching the leaves change into their beautiful colours. When we think of autumn in the UK, we think of rich colours. Red and yellow leaves, harvest, fields of hay bales, bonfires and an abundance of autumn produce. Whilst this seasonContinue reading “Keeping Your Immune System Strong During Autumn”

Tips To Help With Bloating

‘I feel really bloated.’ ‘I can’t wear that, I’m too bloated.’ ‘It’s water retention.’ ‘I get really bloated before my period!’ Ever said anything like that?  You are not alone. Every woman has suffered from bloating and there are so many factors that can contribute to it which are hard to distinguish. As a result,Continue reading “Tips To Help With Bloating”

Getting to Know Your Nervous System and Coping with Stress

Stress is a big problem in modern life. Research in 2018 found that 74% of UK adults had felt so stressed over the year they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope. In addition, it was found that 81% of women said this compared to 67% of men. Left unchecked, long-term stress can lead to aContinue reading “Getting to Know Your Nervous System and Coping with Stress”

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”

Infertility and what you can do to improve it

I like to respond to the needs of my audience and I have had quite a few women messaging me about infertility, so thought it would be useful to write a post about it. I understand that this is a sensitive issue for many, and my intention is not to assert that I have theContinue reading “Infertility and what you can do to improve it”

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”