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I'm a health, wealth & happiness coach & trainer; fulfilling my mission to empower people, especially women, to live with greater purpose, power & passion!

July 2017

Why good health is the foundation to greater wealth and happiness

By | 2017-08-03T09:58:58+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Health|

healthy diet, healthy eating, food and mental health, health wealth happinessLet’s start with the doom and gloom bad news! The overall population is unhealthier now than it’s been at any time in modern history. Latest figures in the UK show that 63% of adults are either overweight or obese and childhood and teenage obesity rates are rising rapidly.

It’s no co-incidence then that the overall population is unhappier, rates of depression and anxiety are at their highest levels in recorded history and the number of prescriptions written for anti-depressants has more […]

The myth of low-fat ‘weight loss’ foods

By | 2017-08-03T10:33:49+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Health|

low-fat diet foodIt’s still a common misconception that a low-fat diet aids, and even enables, weight loss. If, however, your intake of sugar, including artificial sugar such as aspartame, is high then no amount of low-fat ‘dieting’ will lead to a drop in your weight.

The food industry is still peddling this myth by selling low-fat weight loss food products that are, in fact, loaded with sugar.

One very well-known brand of ‘weight loss’ yogurt contains fruit, although in a very small amount, and the fruit already provides natural sugars in the […]

Is your diet suffering from portion distortion?

By | 2017-07-22T15:47:09+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Health|

portion distortion, diet, weight loss, yo yo diet

Considering the harsh reality that 63% of adults in the UK alone are overweight or obese, it’s a commonly known fact that too many people eat too much food. They also eat too fast.

Humans are built proportionally. That’s why our knuckles don’t drag on the ground because our arms are too long and our heads are in proportion to our bodies so we can balance properly while we walk and move around!

The same goes for your stomach. Your actual stomach is only […]