Ageing and weight gain: is it inevitable?

Too many people are led to believe that ageing and weight gain go hand in hand.

The thing is, if this was the case, everyone would put on weight as they aged – and this does not happen. While it’s true that our body does change as we grow older, gaining weight with age is anything but inevitable.

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Amp up your self-love

If your body stayed exactly the way it is now, would you be happy? When we consider our level of self-love, this is a good question to ponder. For many, self-love is always a future thing – I’ll be happy when … While change and growth are both wonderful things to strive for, the intention […]

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What’s your vice?

When you’ve had a rough day, what’s the thing you fall back on to make yourself feel better? Is it talking it out with your partner or a friend? Taking a relaxing bath? Or is it more likely to be a glass of wine paired with your preferred ‘comfort’ food? If it’s the latter, you’re […]

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How to improve your health: the secret to lasting change.

Why you decide to make changes to improve your health is a completely personal decision. Often we are influenced by very different motivations. For some people, it may be that they choose to move regularly so that they can keep up with their children. For others, they consciously choose to eat a mainly plant-based diet […]

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Do you feel out of control if you’re not on a diet?

When I suggest to someone that they stop dieting, the biggest roadblock I hear is: “But how do I manage my weight if I’m not on a diet?” For so many people, dieting has become the only way they feel in control of their bodies and their weight. So, they jump in and out of […]

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Do you ever get ‘hangry’?

Do you have moments when you get so ravenous you can’t think straight? When hunger takes over your body and you need to eat immediately or you feel you’re at risk of fainting? Some people even use the word ‘hangry’, describing how they get overwhelmingly grumpy until they’ve refuelled. When you’re in this state, your […]

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