5 Tips To Taking Back Your Life!

This is the first time that I've written since my youngest son passed away suddenly and unexpectedly 6 months ago. To say that the tragedy of his death changed my life forever would be an understatement! It shook me and our family to the very core and it's taken us all a little while to "get our heads around" what happened, try to … Continue reading 5 Tips To Taking Back Your Life!

The 10 Commandments of Successful Weight Loss

It's easy to lose weight (and maintain a healthy weight!) IF you follow the 10 Commandments of Weight Loss... 1. Keep a food journal.  I know, I know....BORING - but it will give you clues to which foods you should keep eating and which ones might not be suited for your body. Here's what to include in your … Continue reading The 10 Commandments of Successful Weight Loss

FOOD PORN ~ and 5 Tips for Coping with the Cravings

The term “food porn” is a relatively new concept/term that is the focus of a recent article in Women’s Health Magazine by Teresa O’Rourke. While there are many different definitions of food porn, it can generally be considered glamorised photos of food.  The example below is NOT the kind of Food Porn I'm referring to in … Continue reading FOOD PORN ~ and 5 Tips for Coping with the Cravings

Emotional Eating SOS ~ How to Recognise the Signs and Break the Cycle

We don’t always eat simply to satisfy hunger. We also turn to food for comfort, stress relief, or as a reward. Unfortunately, emotional eating doesn’t fix emotional problems. It usually makes you feel worse. Afterward, not only does the original emotional issue remain, but you also feel guilty for overeating. Understanding Emotional Eating If you’ve … Continue reading Emotional Eating SOS ~ How to Recognise the Signs and Break the Cycle