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I ran a couple of surveys recently to find out what your main health challenges are, how you’d like to feel and how I can best help.

Not surprisingly, you told me that if you could resolve your health challenges you’d feel: energetic, sexy, happy, joyful, satisfied, healthy, confident, more in control, on top of the world, proud, clear and focused… you get the picture!

The great thing is that wellness &

Slow down & live longer (Blue Zone Lesson #6)

Blue Zones Lesson #6 is very apt for many of us during this crazy, hectic time of year.

Unfortunately, our way of life tends to value busy-ness and constantly ‘doing’ over taking time to just ‘be’. Relaxation isn’t just a ‘nice to have’ though, it’s crucial to our health and wellbeing (see this article too), helping brain function and memory, protecting us from illnesses like depression and heart disease, and even

Move naturally (Blue Zone Lesson #1)

A little while ago I posted about the nine lessons for living well longer; the culmination of many years of research by Dan Beuttner and his colleagues in areas around the world where people live longer and healthier.

The first lesson is to move naturally – to be active without having to think about it. Blue Zones “longevity all-stars”, as Dan Buettner calls them,  incorporate a lot of incidental activity in

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

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Hormonal (Im)balance #5 – Better Sleep

How did you sleep last night? If you’re one of the one-in-three people who have difficulty getting a good night’s kip, take a look at the tips below. And if anxiety and stress have been keeping you awake, make sure you read last week’s post on managing stress.

Not having enough sleep – or getting poor quality sleep – sets us up for a host of adverse effects, from difficulty concentrating

October 27th, 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: , , , , |

Secrets of the world’s healthiest people: Mount Athos monks – Part 2 Lifestyle

In a previous post I wrote about the role that the Mount Athos monks’ diet is believed to play in their unusually long and healthy lives. But it’s not just food; lifestyle elements also have a crucial role to play, including lack of stress, meaningful work, physical activity and, in the monks’ case at least, celibacy.

Let’s start with exercise and physical activity. You won’t find many labour-saving devices in the

October 1st, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Inspiration & motivation – your wellness vision

Did you make New Year resolutions way back in January to do more exercise? Eat more healthily? Drink less? Manage your stress? Make more time for yourself?

If you’ve kept up with them – congratulations. But if not, don’t be hard on yourself. One study from the US found that only 8 percent of us actually stick with resolutions!

There are many reasons our goals fall by the wayside. One of them

August 17th, 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

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