All Posts tagged health philosophy

This Girl Can

This girl can.

Have you seen the campaign recently launched in the UK.

It’s aim is to encourage girls and women to get active.

In their words “This Girl Can is here to inspire women to wiggle, jiggle, move and prove that judgement is a barrier that can be overcome.”

In reading and watching the campaign I took our 10 key messages.


How to achieve optimal health?

How to achieve optimal health?  So many health experts, so many health solutions.

Health information and solutions appear infinite.

If you start reading or researching, you may disappear for days, weeks or maybe for months.  And it is likely you will resurface still confused about where to start.

What is it you need to know before you jump in?

Read on for clear and simple insights into what appears to be our modern-day holy grail – our desire for optimal health.


How to nap to improve mood & alertness

How to nap to improve mood and alertness.

Did you know statistics indicate we are becoming more not less sleep deprived?  Poor quality or lack of sleep that leads to sleep deprivation contributes to and is associated with a range of health conditions and diseases.

Other than investing in 7-8 hours sleep a night, did you know you can use napping as a simple strategy to help combat sleep deprivation.

Read on to understand how to reap these benefits of napping.


What is the role of food in your health?

What is the role of food in your health?

I am sure you have thought about food and nutrition.  However have you ever paused to think about the role food plays in your determining in other aspects of your health?

Looking for some food for thought?  Sorry could not resist the pun, I know not great, but I am a nutritionist and a health coach not a comedian. 🙂

I invite you to read on.  I promise, no more attempts at humour.


Why become a nutritionist?

Why become a nutritionist?  What does a nutritionist do?

My journey to becoming a nutritionist started a long time ago. When I was approximately 10 years old, it was discovered I had a thyroid autoimmune disease – I had Hashimoto’s. I went from being a happy high energy child full of beans to a teary child who could not get out of bed in the mornings. I also developed a lump in my throat; a goitre. Key signs something was not right.