Calorie Calculator

To determine the amount of calories you burn at rest, you need to know your: weight, height, and age. With this information, you can determine your BMR (amount of energy your body needs to function at rest). I use the formula below which only applies to adult females (scroll down for the Men’s BMR Calculator): Continue reading »


Sometimes I get a craving for a ‘stodgy’ and filling food that I can sink my teeth into, and these really hit the spot. These are tried, tested and loved recipes that are gluten free, lactose free, low carb and low sugar! Click on the picture to be taken to the recipe. After you’ve tucked Continue reading »

Higher Nature Discount

I just bought some Higher Nature products and was offered a discount code to share: Please click here to receive your £5 discount.  

Goal setting is SIMPLE

But ACHIEVING your goals is a whole different ball-game! I’ve been helping people to achieve their goals for over 2 decades. I use a very simple process that combines meditation, visualisation and life coaching tools. The first step is to decide how you want your life to be. You might like to take the time Continue reading »

How to lose 7 pounds in 2 weeks

While still eating toast! YES YOU CAN get your body ready for the beach while still eating carbs. Invest an hour of your time to watch this amazing documentary on the BBC iplayer to get the facts backed up by the latest scientific research. With a few simple tweaks to your diet you’ll be looking Continue reading »

Quit smoking today!

If you’re looking for help to quit smoking, here are 2 FABULOUS resources.     

Detox or Sugar cleanse

A simple way to cleanse your body of sugars and carbohydrates. Follow this simple eating plan. Click on the image below to access the full PDF (2 pages) The recommended supplements are detailed in the pdf You will also need a probiotic. I take Healthspan these ones  

Are you hungry?

You might just be tired! Sleep deprivation deranges the function of the hormones Leptin and Ghrelin, which control your appetite; basically causing you to think you’re hungry when you’re not! Take a look at this video which explains what happens to your hunger hormones when you’re sleep deprived. You can forward to 40:34 if you Continue reading »

Stress makes you fat!

Take a look at this short video with the conclusive evidence… Trust me I’m a Doctor, BBC  

Neck and spine stretch

Supine Twists (Supta Matsyendrasana) are a great way to gently relax and stretch your spine. Particularly beneficial at the end of the day if you’ve been sitting at a desk or driving. Make sure you lift your head slightly away the floor before turning your ear towards the floor. This will keep your neck in Continue reading »

Children’s bedtime meditation

I often hear from my clients that their children don’t go to bed well. This set of bedtime meditations has been tried and tested by my clients and family, and loved by all the children that have listened to them.  

Breathing meditation

We all know how important it is to breathe, but did you ever take the time to do a breathing meditation? This simple 5 minute breathing exercise will instantly relax your central nervous system and leave you feeling calm and peaceful. “Breathing in and out of your nose, direct your breath down to your lower Continue reading »

Cosmic Releasing® Ritual

cosmic ordering

A monthly ritual to facilitate the release of what you no longer want in your life! Download your free copy of the Cosmic Releasing ® Ritual pdf And to create the life of your dreams… Discover the magic of a New Moon Ritual and learn how you can use it to create the life of Continue reading »

Delicious and nutritious warming soup

What’s better than a comforting bowl of home-made soup on a cold day? Answer: delicious soup that contains less than 200 calories PER LITRE! (and I eat mine quite thick) My recipe is tried and tested, and it’s so delicious that I eat it every day! It’s tasty, nutritious, cheap and low in calories. What Continue reading »

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 »