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 get shit done. The universe, […]

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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 later on the weekend, just […]

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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 ingredients which don’t contribute to […]

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Keeping Your Gut Balanced Over Christmas

So you finally got your gut nice and balanced. Your eating probiotics and prebiotics you don’t have bloat for the first time in your life and your digestion is humming. But now there is Christmas just around the corner. What can you do to limit the damage? Keep Stress At Bay Do as much prep […]

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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 hormones. Adrenal fatigue or HPA […]

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How Make A Major Life Shift And Find Your Passion

Are you thinking about a major life shift and following your passion? Perhaps you are bored with where you are at in your life right now. The kids are independent and following their dreams. You want more. You want to do something that will light your passion. What is that something and for that matter […]

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Two Simple Weight Loss Secrets You Can Do At Home

I’m going to let you in on two little know weight loss secrets that are rarely mentioned. They are totally free and two of the easiest and most natural things in the world to do yet most of us don’t do them.   Get ready… take a deep breath and here it is…my secret number […]

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5 Best Meditations For Every Life Situation

Firstly I am going to dispel a myth. Mediation is not about relaxing. If you want to relax take a trip to Bali, lay on the beach and sip a margarita, in fact, if you would like company, that sounds divine. What is Meditation For? Meditation is about bringing your mind into the present. When your […]

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Can Food Intolerances Cause Bloating Or Weight Gain?

The answer to can food intolerances cause bloating or weight gain is absolutely it can as well as a whole host of other symptoms and health problems. Read on! Five or six years ago I was going through peri-menopause. Every day I woke to feel extremely AVERAGE. I always felt exhausted, I didn’t sleep well, my knees […]

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What Are Blood Sugar Levels And How Do You Balance Them?

If you struggle with your weight it is likely the words “blood sugar levels” strike a note of fear into your heart. Do visions of restrictive eating, diabetes medications, and insulin injections dance their way through your nightmares? Blood sugar is the measure of the amount of sugar in your blood. It is important to […]

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10 Simple Things To Do When You’re Feeling Down

10 things to remember when you feeling down and crying on your bedroom floor because your kids didn’t say goodbye to you this morning or you are pacing the floor in the middle of the night because you were worried your middle child is addicted to social media. I had one of those weeks last […]

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Combatting Chronic Inflammation With Delicious Food

Fighting chronic inflammation with food is smart and much nicer than taking supplements and drugs. So, you knock on the next door of life. The one that is super close to the one labelled in big ass letters ARCHAIC and your elbow jumps in pain with each echoey rap. That, my nearly ancient friend, is chronic inflammation. […]

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On Dating And Finding Your Match

This post is written by my talented friend Jo O’Donovan who is a Life and Relationship Coach. If you are single and looking for love, in a relationship which you want to improve or struggling with work colleagues Jo’s expert guidance can help. You can find her at www.mydream-myreality.com “So… I went on a date […]

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Invisible Over 50? Age Fearlessly

Feeling like they are suddenly invisible is something that many women experience when they are in their 50’s. Once you hit 50 did you feel like you were suddenly invisible? There wasn’t a line in the sand and you couldn’t really put your finger on what was bothering you until one day it dawned on […]

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6 Essential Vitamins and Minerals For Postmenopausal Women

Here are 6 essential vitamins and minerals for postmenopausal women that will help support you in having the energy and health you need to support you in whatever the hell you want to do in life. Join the circus as one of the sideshow attractions, take up cancan dancing, attract the attention of Ryan Gosling […]

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The Truth Behind Artificial Sweeteners

Artificial sweeteners, those witches disguised behind delicious sweet smiles that hide a menacing intention to totally mess with your health. Most of us are aware of the negative effects of eating too much sugar, especially “added sugars”, the kind you find in fizzy drinks, sweets, baked goods, and many commercially-available kinds of cereal. Hiding in […]

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Blemish-Free Skin: The Natural Way

Whether you are dealing with one or two spots or a full-blown acne breakout, natural skin-care routines can put you on route to blemish-free skin. The expensive scrubs and chemicals so many turn to in their fight against acne often don’t work in the long run and can be hard on your skin, exacerbating the […]

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The Pro’s of Postmenopause: Embracing The New You

So after years of cramps, bloating, and PMS – you finally bid farewell to your period. But, before you can even complete a sigh of relief, you are reminded that you now face a variety of health risks such as Diabetes, Hepatitis C, Gout, and Osteoporosis. Can’t a woman get a break? Well, while the […]

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Five Weight-Loss Friendly Snacks You Will Love

When you are making an effort to lose weight it can be difficult to find weight loss friendly snack foods. Generally snacking when you are trying to lose weight is a no-no. But weight loss should be about what you get to eat not what you don’t. Hunger and deprivation is your enemy if you […]

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How To Improve Weak Pelvic Floor Muscles

Do you have weak pelvic floor muscles? I love a good laugh as much as the next person and when my sister comes to stay we do a lot of laughing. Lately, though I find I must walk away. Laughing and peeing has become a problem. Visions of me being identified the minute I enter […]

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Natural Ways To Fight Mild Depression And Anxiety

We all have those days when you wake up and you feel off, you can’t quite put your finger on it but you know that you’re not feeling great. You have mild depression. Call it what you want. The Doldrums. A funk. Down in the dumps. Flat. Life is pretty good. So why are you […]

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Two Recipes With Ingredients That Help Reduce Stress

I have a special treat for you this week. Two ingredients that help reduce stress in super easy and delicious recipes. These two recipes are made with ingredients that are known to contain nutrients that will help you fight stress, they also delicious which definitely helps! Avocados A healthy source of fat, these creamy green fruits […]

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Decreasing Stress And Cortisol Can Help Women Slow Aging

STRESS!!! Decreasing stress is crucial for your health. Does doing your finances cause heart palpitations and cold sweats? What about the kids taking their absolute sweet time in the morning, every morning and somehow leaving within minutes of the bus coming, leaving total chaos in their wake. Ooo! I know what about when you just […]

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Lactose Intolerance Or Allergy Explained

Do you suspect you could suffer from lactose intolerance? A while ago Peter and I went to dinner at a friends place. I always enjoy these gatherings with like-minded women and their partners so I was really looking forward to it. Not long before going I started to suffer from gas and bloatedness which ended […]

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