Nov 23

How Make A Major Life Shift And Find Your Passion

By Jane

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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Sep 25

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

By Jane

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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Sep 14

10 Simple Things To Do When You’re Feeling Down

By Jane

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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Sep 07

Combatting Chronic Inflammation With Delicious Food

By Jane

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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Aug 28

On Dating And Finding Your Match

By Jane

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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Aug 25

Invisible Over 50? Age Fearlessly

By Jane

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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Jul 31

The Truth Behind Artificial Sweeteners And How They Affect Our Health

By Jane

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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Jul 24

Blemish-Free Skin: The Natural Way

By Jane

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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Jul 20

The Pro’s of Postmenopause: Embracing The New You

By Jane

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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Jul 10

Five Weight-Loss Friendly Snacks You Will Love

By Jane

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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May 18

Two Recipes With Ingredients That Help Reduce Stress

By Jane

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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May 15

Decreasing Stress Can Help Women Slow Aging

By Jane

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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May 08

Lactose Intolerance Or Allergy Explained

By Jane

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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May 01

Common Weight Loss Myths Busted

By Jane

Weight loss advice is everywhere. It seems to me every second site on the internet is dedicated to a new weight loss solution. There are competing opinions everywhere. Let’s try to forget “who’s right” so we can focus on “what’s right.” Because you want results and I am here to help you achieve that I […]

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Apr 27

How to Read Nutrition Information Tables

By Jane

The nutrition information table is on the side of most packaged foods. It’s often found close to the ingredient listing. The purpose of it is to help consumers make informed nutrition decisions. If you can see the number of calories, carbs, sodium, etc. in food, then you are better able to choose products that fit […]

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Apr 25

Cauliflower Tortillas And Cauliflower Brownies Recipes

By Jane

Have you ever wondered what cauliflower brownies would be like, well now is your chance? I love to find healthy alternatives to tried and tested recipes which have been used for years. Cauliflower is so often the replacement for the grain. It is such a versatile vegetable and will take on any flavour. It is […]

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Apr 20

How To Improve Your Gut Health

By Jane

We are now leaning how important our gut health is to our overall health. Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” And while this may not be 100% true for every disease research shows that our gut (digestive system) has a greater role than we initially thought in many diseases. The issues that can […]

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Apr 19

5 Fermented Food Recipes Rich In Probiotics

By Jane

These 5 fermented food recipes are brimming with gut-boosting benefits. I know this is one of my pet subjects but it is important enough to get a regular mention. The gut has more neurons than the brain. To keep it healthy and in balance, you need to look after it. This balance is important as the gut […]

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