self-care

Making time for self-care

Most of us dream of a world where we have plenty of time to relax, unwind and actually get around to doing all of the nourishing, creative things we don’t have time to do in real life.

The fact is that, for most of us, we have to make the time. Despite promises that technology would give us more leisure time, quite the opposite has happened. We’re busier and more stressed

March 18th, 2016|Tags: , , |

Seven Sisters Festival & Ageless Goddess Workshop

A couple of exciting things to tell you about….

I’ll be at the Seven Sisters Festival in Mt Martha this weekend, providing wellness & lifestyle coaching discovery sessions for the beautiful women who are attending, so if you’re going to be there, I’d love to see you!

My discovery sessions will run 25 minutes and show you how wellness & lifestyle coaching can help you create healthy habits that last, and stay

What nourishes you?

As we try to navigate our way through the “silly season” I thought it would be a good time to revisit this post about self-care.

We women aren’t particularly good at looking after ourselves. It often seems that everyone and everything else comes first: work, boss, kids, partner, friends, parents, even household chores.  And now of course, there’s the “franticness” of the holiday season.

It’s easy to convince ourselves we don’t have

December 10th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Hormonal (Im)balance #4 – Stress Less!

I hope last week’s post on physical activity encouraged you to be more active! I’ve been getting out for walks and light jogs on the beach now that summer’s on the way here in Australia. If you did get more exercise, I’d love to know what effect it had on your symptoms and wellbeing.

This week’s tips are around managing stress. Chronic stress adversely affects our physical, mental, emotional and even

October 20th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

What do you do just for you?

I’ve just come back from a very relaxing week in paradise (otherwise known as Fiji).

I had big plans to do some work/study/life planning by the beach, but when I got there I realised that what I wanted  – and needed – was to just take time out to relax, recharge and revitalise. So I spent quality time with my partner, snorkelled while he went diving, read several books, had a

September 8th, 2015|Tags: |

Special offer: a happier, healthier, balanced YOU!

Would you like to eat more healthily, exercise more consistently, have more energy, get better sleep, manage your stress, lose weight?  Feel happier, healthier and more balanced?

If you said “YES!” to any (or all) of these, wellness coaching can help you get from where you are now to where you want to be.

The change of season – which we’re fast approaching – is a great time to make some healthy

August 11th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |

Aromatherapy for hormonal balance

Essential oils do much more than smell good. Aromatherapy – the therapeutic use of aromatic plant extracts – has been used for centuries as a powerful, effective and accessible form of healing.

Aromatherapy is very effective in helping to balance hormones and to soothe, calm, relax and uplift us. Some of the most effective oils for women experiencing mood swings, stress, anxiety and other symptoms brought on my hormonal change are

May 16th, 2015|Tags: , , , |