{VIDEO} How To Prevent Pregnancy Nausea

The three of us all felt a bit ill recently and it somehow reminded me of the time I was pregnant, the first couple of months to be more specific. 😉 I felt nauseous – all day long – up until the 12 week mark and then I didn’t really […]

My Favourite Daily Detox Tool

Detox Dry Skin Brushing

I’d love to share my favourite daily detox tool with you. Actually, I’ve got a couple favourites… but today I want to share one with you that is super quick, easy, effective and at the same time very relaxing and gentle enough to use during pregnancy or if you’re nursing. […]

Balance is a waste of time

Balance is a sticky subject among many people. We have careers, partners, children, family commitments, charity work, classes, hobbies, and more – plus, big desires to improve our health. How can we possibly balance so many things? I’m going to let you in on a little secret here: You can’t. Balance. […]

Get Happier With My Magic Formular (plus tasty recipe!)

What makes you smile? Laugh? Go giddy with glee? For some, it’s a walk barefoot through the grass. For another, it’s a spin on a roller coaster, a movie date, or a perfectly ripe mango. So… when was the last time you did something that makes you happy? If it’s […]

How to make your dreams come true

The stories are everywhere – always uplifting, always inspiring:  the girl that lost 20 pounds and achieved her dream body after being on a fitness programme for only 12 weeks the woman who created a wellness centre in her inner city neighbourhood the mother who worked tirelessly bringing her sick child […]

Mmm… chocolate

Who doesn’t love chocolate? It’s definitely my favourite sweet treat ever. It’s the only ingredient that is its very own food group. Well not really – but it seems as if it should be. 😉 Powerfully comforting, creamy, delicious – many people eat chocolate at least several times a week. Which brings […]

Your mother told you so…

The report is due in two hours. Or perhaps you’re in the middle of an exam. Or you’re making sales calls. Suddenly, bam! Around 10:30 am you hit a wall. All you want to do is look out the window or put your head on the table.   Hmm… what […]

Are they too big?

I used to do this time and time again. I would open a pack of biscuits or a chocolate bar just to have one piece or one cookie, just one handful of salted nuts or one spoon of ice cream… you get the gist. But then I just couldn’t stop eating until the […]

Go beyond the salad

When you think about healthy eating, salads and green vegetables usually come to mind. But how about adding a little more variety to your plan? One of my go to meals during the winter months, when all you want is to cosy up with a warm meal, are root vegetables. Root […]

Exactly how full is your glass?

Picture a big glass goblet filled to the halfway mark with water. How do you see it – half-full or half-empty?  Consistently finding the glass half-empty – and the world as a difficult place – is a hallmark of negativity.  Research has found that a negative outlook can contribute to […]

Isn’t fat bad for me? Plus: The best fats for you

Dietary fat: is it good or bad? I’m sure most of us have been confused about this at some point or another. Actually it’s both. Unfortunately not all fats are created equal. The Skinny on Fats Heavily processed, hydrogenated “trans” fats used in prepared, packaged foods can be extremely damaging […]

Powerful plant protein (plus cooking tips!)

Creamy cannellinis, meaty garbanzos or chick peas, sweet adzuki, tender pintos, and so many more – beans are one of the most powerful, nutrient-dense plant foods around. Beans are packed with tons of fiber, as well as plenty of iron and protein. They are rich in antioxidants and phytonutrients. They […]

10 Foods that Boost your Immunity for the Cold & Flu Season

Now that the cold and flu season is right around the corner, it seems that everywhere you go, you run into someone sneezing! How can you boost your immunity so you can stay healthy this autumn and winter? Getting sick is not only uncomfortable, but it also impacts your productivity, your energy levels […]

10 Tips for a Good Night’s Sleep

Sleep is when most of the important repair work is done, but nowadays one of our biggest health challenge is the lack of enough time for resting and repairing. When I started my business, unfortunately I wasn‘t really able to keep up with my usual eight hours of sleep per […]

Overindulging and how to get back on track

Nobody‘s perfect! We are all human, right? And so once in a while we fall off the wagon and just don‘t stick to our healthy routine anymore. Why is that? Well, there can be many reasons including feeling bored or lonely, stressed or overwhelmed, yoyo-dieting, being with friends and family, […]