Professionals: De-stressing from work in the time of Covid

Professionals: De-stressing from work in the time of Covid

It is amazing to work in a job which has the potential for healing, but in our zeal to help we sometimes lose track of what it may be costing us, emotionally and energetically. Putting your own oxygen mask on before trying to help anyone else with theirs is a...
The food-lover’s guide to Christmas eating

The food-lover’s guide to Christmas eating

  Charles Dickens’ Christmas Carol was the book that persuaded me at the tender age of eleven that books without pictures could be magical. The miserly money-lender who brings misery to the lives of those he encounters is a great antihero and I enjoy...
The million-dollar question in weight loss

The million-dollar question in weight loss

The million-dollar question in weight loss – even more than how you lose the weight in the first place – is how you keep it off.  Approaching her 40th birthday, Maya had undertaken to lose a stone. As a seasoned dieter, she anticipated it being hard work but this...
How to Nip Chocolate Cravings in the Bud

How to Nip Chocolate Cravings in the Bud

How to nip chocolate cravings in the bud Whatever diet you’re trying to follow, if chocolate is your weakness, you’re likely to find yourself fighting the urge to eat it at times. And that may happen whether your diet includes your favourite treats, or tells you to...
New research on time-restricted eating

New research on time-restricted eating

New research on Time-Restricted Eating You’re familiar with the 5:2 diet which has been around for a while now. It’s a form of Intermittent Fasting (IF) where you fast for two days a week to regulate your overall food intake. Intermittent Fasting can take any form –...
Does your self-control go to pot in the evening?

Does your self-control go to pot in the evening?

As lockdowns continue to try and curb transmission of Covid19, the pressure we’re under may show in our eating patterns. My blog this week is on a situation I often hear from clients, which is that they struggle with their eating much more in the evenings than...