How To Eat To Improve Digestion

How To Eat To Improve Digestion

To improve digestion we have to understand that what you eat is not solely responsible for poor digestion but also how you eat.  Your digestion is the process of breaking down food into nutrients for your body. If your digestion is not working you are at risk of many and …

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Lifting Weights In Midlife For Better Health

Lifting Weights In Midlife For Better Health

My tricep muscles were at risk of looking like a turkey’s neck until I started lifting weights in my midlife. A few years back I was in the supermarket reaching for something on a high shelf when the unimaginable happened. I caught myself holding my under-arm so that it didn’t …

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5 Healthy Living Tips For Women Over 50

5 Healthy Living Tips For Women Over 50

Healthy living over 50 can seem like the holy grail of midlife but can be easier to achieve than you think. It’s a fact of life that we live in a society that seems obsessed with looking and acting young. With the rise and rise of the consumer culture, we …

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How Menopause Affects Our Sleep And What To Do About It

How Menopause Affects Our Sleep And What To Do About It

One of the most debilitating things about midlife for women can be how menopause affects our sleep. If you are a menopausal woman odds are you have had nights when you have woken and not gone back to sleep or maybe you’ve had trouble getting off to sleep then finally …

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5 Tips For Reducing Bloat In Menopause

5 Tips For Reducing Bloat In Menopause

Reducing bloat in menopause is an issue that is we often talk about in hushed tones among the women in my circle of friends. I hope this article may help a few of them. You’ve just purchased the MOST GORGEOUS pair of jeans, a beautiful new shirt and belt to …

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9 amazing ways yoga can benefit us in midlife

9 Amazing Ways Yoga Can Benefit Us In Midlife

Yoga can benefit us in many ways especially in midlife when menopause and age can take its toll. When you get out of a chair and take a little time to straighten up, do you gasp a little as you do? Sitting for long periods can lead to pain and …

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The Most Important Exercise For Women Over 50

The Most Important Exercise For Women Over 50

Exercise for women over 50 can seem a daunting task if you’ve not done it regularly before. I imaginethe idea that to exercise we need to drag our lumps and bumps down to the local sweat-soaked gym and get amoungst the testosterone and muscle is unappealing to most women over …

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3 Super Easy Ways To Improve Menopause Symptoms Now

3 Super Easy Ways To Improve Menopause Symptoms Now

Improve menopause symptoms with these simple strategies. I’m in the dressing room of my favourite jeans shop buying a new pair of jeans because the old ones won’t do up anymore. God, I’d rather be anywhere but here but I need jeans to take for a weekend away. I apologise …

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How To Boost Your Energy In Menopause Naturally

How To Boost Your Energy In Menopause Naturally

Do you struggle with low energy in menopause? Did you hit 50 and suddenly hate the sound of Katrina and the Waves belting out Walking On Sunshine at 4.45 in the morning? Not because you have to get out of bed. Nope, that’s the easy part, you’ve been awake for …

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How To Choose Healthy When Grocery Shopping

How To Choose Healthy When Grocery Shopping

How the heck do you choose healthy when grocery shopping? Your wandering around the supermarket for the hundredth time this week. You have no idea what to have for a healthy dinner so you’ve popped down to see if anything inspired you.  You pass the muesli section and remember you …

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7 Excellent Ways To Balance Blood Sugar Levels Easily

7 Excellent Ways To Balance Blood Sugar Levels Easily

First, how not to balance blood sugar levels… Remember when you were really young and your parents left that block of chocolate out for the babysitter. While they were at the door seeing her off that chocolate was staring you down and you thought “if I just have one bit …

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5 Best Superfoods For Energy And Weight Loss

5 Best Foods For Energy And Weight Loss

Are you sick of struggling to release weight? You just want to know which foods for energy and weight loss you should be including in your eating plan each day. Here’s a typical scenario. You’ve just jumped out of the shower looked in the mirror and oh damn, it’s still …

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Paleo Or Keto - Which One Is Best For You?

Paleo Or Keto – Which One Is Best For You?

So you may be thinking “Paleo Or Keto – which one is best for you? Is there anything better. Perhaps I shouldn’t go on a diet at all.” First and foremost let’s remove the word diet. Over the years the word has developed a bit of a stigma so I …

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How To Make Life More Simple

How To Make Your Life More Simple

Do you ever sit and wonder how the hell life got so busy and complicated and wonder how you could possibly make your life a little more simple? We all have those days. You wake up and the first clue that your alarm didn’t go off is the bin man …

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How To Ensure Your Hormonal System Is Healthy

How To Ensure Your Hormonal System Is Healthy

The hormonal system or the endocrine system as it is otherwise known consists of all the glands in the body that produce hormones. For us to enjoy sustained energy all day, good sleep at night, digestion with no hiccups (so to speak) hand a healthy metabolism it is important to …

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Why Diets Are No-Good For Your Body Or Mind

Why Diets Are No-Good For Your Body Or Mind

We know by now that deprivation diets are no good for the body and the mind but why? I don’t think I can remember the first diet I went on. There was a whole lot of cottage cheese and lettuce though. I also remember feeling lethargic and lacking in energy. …

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Worry And Fear Waste Time And Energy

Worry And Fear Waste Time And Energy

Worry and fear are two nasty minded energy vampires. But for these energy-sucking negative bullies, a silver bullet isn’t going to do the trick. We need something far more powerful. We need the power of a mind that is in the moment. When our minds are so busy worrying about …

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What Is Hormonal Imbalance And Do I Have It?

What Is Hormonal Imbalance And Do I Have It?

As a woman, you are sure to come across terms such as hormonal imbalance, hormonal changes, adrenal fatigue, how hormones affect your health, and many other variations. Before I became peri-menopausal I didn’t know what even the heck a hormone was. All I knew was I felt bloody awful and …

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How To Not Rely On The Approval Of Others

How To Not Need The Approval Of Others

How often do you stop yourself from doing something which feels right to you because you are worried that it might not be the right thing to do by others? You are not alone. The approval of others is something many of us look for however there is only one person …

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Silence Your Inner Critic With These 6 Tips

How To Silence Your Inner Critic And Be Positive

We all have that mean little inner critic troll that talks to us and offers us “advice”. Negative and unhelpful advice that does not promote any kind of self-love. The best way to deal with the self-serving little critic troll that wants to decide what is and isn’t good for …

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What A Self-Care Journal Can Do For Your Health

What A Self-Care Journal Can Do For Your Health

Keeping a self-care journal is so different from the diary I used in my youth. You remember journaling when you were a teenager. It was all about the latest angst with some pimple-faced boy you couldn’t live without and who is now an accountant at a local firm sporting a …

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7 Tips On How To Forgive And Forget

7 Tips On How To Forgive And Forget

Did you forgive yourself yet for that time you asked that woman when her baby was due? She gave you an out by asking you to repeat what you said but you completely ignored all the flashing signs that were up in neon. Your partner was frantically shooting you “Please …

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How To Boost Your Energy Levels By Decluttering

How To Boost Your Energy Levels By Decluttering

Why Is Decluttering Important? Decluttering is a great way to boost the energy levels so you can fully align energetically, emotionally and physically to take the next big leap in your life. If you are feeling as though you don’t have space in your head for more stuff. Or perhaps …

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Boost Your Energy

3 Natural And Simple Ways To Boost Your Energy Now

Some days it seems you spend most of your time looking for a better way to boost your energy. Those mornings when the alarm goes off and you all “WTF I just shut my eyes.” You feel so fatigued all you really want to do is reach for another energy …

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13 Easy Ways to decrease stress

13 Easy Ways To Decrease Your Stress Now

Let’s set the scene for when the universe gives you a reason to decrease your stress. Its 4.00 am Sunday morning and you are awake, even the birds aren’t stupid enough to be up and on with their day. Right bring it on, no point in stewing, may as well …

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5 simple steps to create habits that stick

5 Simple Steps To Create Habits That Stick

It is not hard to create habits that stick if you follow these 5 easy steps. I confess I am a morning person, and definitely not the civilised kind that gets up at 6 am. I like to get up early, 4.45am during the week and maybe half an hour …

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Healthy Breakfast Alternatives To Cereal

Healthy Breakfast Alternatives To Cereal

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day making it a healthy breakfast is just as important. The cereal aisle at the supermarket is overwhelming in its choice but there are very few which don’t contain enough sugar to induce diabetes in a small army or contain other empty …

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Adrenal Fatigue: What Is It And What Are The Symptoms?

Adrenal Fatigue: What Is It And What Are The Symptoms?

Are you anxious, tired, craving sugar, having trouble sleeping, then you could be experiencing adrenal fatigue? All of these can be related to stress in our lives. We know that stress can have a huge impact on our health and wellness. What Are Adrenal Glands? Your adrenal glands produce stress …

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