The point of no return

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I haven’t always been a nutritionist. I actually started my career as a secondary school teacher before moving into school improvement where I then went on to lead a small team working in schools. I love leading and inspiring people, is it what I went into teaching for, after all. But for a long while, […]

reframing fear

How can you reframe fear?

Posted Posted in Blog, self compassion

I don’t know about you, but I have always been terrified of needles. It stems back to when I had to have several blood tests in one go as a child. The nurse struggled to get what she needed and I was left bruised and traumatised. I am not going to lie, it has been creating […]

Podcast Episode – Avoiding Panic When Things Don’t Go As You’d Hoped

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In this episode, we discuss a common scenario. You’re doing everything “right” but whatever measure of progress you’re using doesn’t seem to reflect your hard work. For many of us, that’s the number on the scale. We have a tendency to react when things aren’t progressing as we’d hoped by trying to make aggressive changes […]

How to approach sugar/food addiction

Posted Posted in Advice, Blog, Fitness, gym, Health, intuitive eating, weight loss

In this episode, we discuss the popular and common concept of “sugar addiction.” Is it a “thing?” What is the current state of the scientific literature in this area? How should we approach it in the context of our journey toward a healthier lifestyle? Is addressing possible sugar addiction a good place to start when […]

Why is the Mediterranean Diet really healthier?

Posted Posted in Advice, Blog, Health, intuitive eating, Nutrition, self compassion, weight loss

We often associate the Mediterranean Diet with being healthier because of what it consists of – olive oil, whole grains, plenty of fresh produce. Whilst this is likely to be true, could there be more to it than meets the eye? What about how they eat?  The fact that they enjoy their food more?  Could […]