Start running and stop depression

Running puts everyone in a better mood. But for some of us, our miles are key to managing depression and anxiety. By Scott Douglas Read here

Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) Axis

By now many people have heard of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. It’s a complex network of interactions between the hypothalamus, the pituitary and the adrenal glands that regulates things such as temperature, digestion, immune system, mood, sexuality and energy usage – in addition to controlling the body’s reaction to stress and trauma. Countless studies show Continue reading »

Most of us are stressed. Here’s how to fix it.

Most people are aware of the obvious forms of stress that affect the adrenal glands: impossibly full schedules, driving in traffic, financial problems, arguments with a spouse, losing a job and the many other emotional and psychological challenges of modern life. But other factors not commonly considered when people think of “stress” place just as Continue reading »

Turmeric Latte

I’ve been drinking a turmeric latte every day for a few months now. It can be an acquired taste, but once you tweak the recipe to suit your taste buds, you’ll be hooked on this tasty elixir. I learned all about it from Michael Mosley’s BBC TV program ‘Trust me I’m a doctor’. Read all Continue reading »

Black seed oil

This is new information for me, and I’ve just ordered my first bottle of oil. Read all about the 7 phenomenal PROVEN benefits here Cancer Liver health Diabetes Infections Skin Hair Weight loss  

One minute meditation video

I’m delighted to share my one minute guided meditation with you. It’s designed to take you into an instant state of calm and relaxation.

The many benefits of Magnesium

Do you suffer with any of the following: Insomnia Depression Migraine Pre-menstrual Syndrome Listen to Dr. Michael Mosley give a brief insight into the benefits of taking a magnesium supplement. You can find details about his fascinating and life-changing ‘Clever Guts’ book here    

Bee pollen: A natural energy boost

Are you in need of an energy boost first thing in the morning, or mid-afternoon? Well, bee pollen may be the answer. I was introduced to bee pollen by one of my lovely clients, and when I looked up the health benefits I was genuinely amazed. I eat a tablespoon of bee pollen every morning, Continue reading »

Superb Shoulder Stretch!

Marichi Pose is my absolute favourite shoulder stretch. If you spend any time working on a computer or driving, this stretch will help to open your chest and allow your shoulder muscles to stretch and relax. Here’s my step-by-step guide. I hope you find it useful. Sit up tall. Pull naval towards spine. Legs straight Continue reading »

Free guided meditations!

There’s always time to meditate! These 1 and 2 minute meditations can be used to quickly recharge your batteries, or calm yourself down whenever you need. FREE 1 minute meditation here FREE 2 minute meditation here Yoga Nidra

Sa Ta Na Ma Chant

I only fully appreciated the beauty of chanting in the last 18 months, and the Sa Ta Na Ma chant remains one of my absolute favourites. Find yourself a peaceful space where you can fully relax with the sound of your voice. When you start chanting this mantra you will notice a vibration in your Continue reading »

High Strength Probiotics

As chosen by Team Sky, Southampton FC and British Sailing Advanced multi-strain probiotic blend 20 billion live ‘friendly’ bacteria No refrigeration & long shelf life Only 33p per day A healthy gut is vital for the efficient absorption of nutrients from your diet, and this can sometimes become compromised if you undertake intensive exercise. Probiotics, Continue reading »

Chocolate with zing!

This chocolate bar is naturally sugar free, gluten free and lactose free! It’s a recipe that’s ever-changing when I make it because it depends on which nuts and seeds I have in the cupboard. I like to use sunflower and pumpkin seeds with Brazil nuts, pine nuts, hazelnuts, walnuts and goji berries. It’s always better Continue reading »

Love your gut

A note from Michael Mosley Your gut is astonishingly clever. It contains millions of neurons – as many as you would find in the head of a cat. It is also home to the microbiome, trillions of microbes that influence our mood, weight and immune system. Review A great new book, it is therapy on Continue reading »

Lose weight easily and quickly & stop hot flushes!

These books have literally changed my life. They’re very easy to read and the recipes are absolutely DELICIOUS! I’d say it’s a pity we don’t teach this body science in schools, but to be honest, most of it is very recent data. It’s time to genuinely get excited about preparing delicious and nutritious food that Continue reading »

Rehydrate, stay alert and detox!

If you find the taste of filtered tap water too dull, try adding a squeeze of lemon juice, a sprig of mint and a couple of slices of cucumber to sparkling or soda water. Adding slices of fresh ginger will help to put some zing into your day! Lemon: Lemon water is a powerful detoxifying Continue reading »