The power of lemons

Last week I wrote about detoxifying drinks that help aid your digestion. This week I would like to home in on one that I use regularly. That is the yellow, citrus fruit known as the lemon. Lemons have the ability to provide you with a natural health high so it’s little wonder that they are often overlooked as a superfood.Continue reading “The power of lemons”

Detoxify and digest

In my last post I wrote about how stress can negatively impact on your digestion. When you allow the negative influences of your environment trigger a stress response, your digestive system shuts down. Engaging the relaxation response is only one way to help your digestion. Natural drinks are also a great way to detox from the toxins in your body and aid in your digestion.Continue reading “Detoxify and digest”

Stress and the impact on your digestion

When you experience stress related symptoms, you may not think it impacts on your ability to eat and digest food. Yet digestion starts in the brain. From the moment you see, smell, and taste your food it sends a signal for your stomach to start the digestive process.Continue reading “Stress and the impact on your digestion”

How to get the benefits of eating mindfully

When you eat mindfully not only do you take the time to truly enjoy your food you also feel more satisfied as your mind and body are registering what you are eating. Eating mindfully encourages you to eat more slowly, which offers a host of health benefits.Continue reading “How to get the benefits of eating mindfully”

Decoding emotional eating

Food is an essential food to fuel and nourish your body so that you can go about your everyday activities. However, are there times when you are eating because you are actually hungry or is there another reason making you reach for food?

Chances are that you are not hungry all the time. If you eat when you are in a high emotional state it tends to dull your senses so that eating becomes a mindless activity. You set yourself on the path of autopilot.Continue reading “Decoding emotional eating”

Mindful eating for your wellbeing

Eating while multitasking or under stress means that you are not focused on your food. How you eat is just as important as what you eat. Mindless eating causes indigestion when you are not thoroughly chewing your food because you are not focused on eating.Continue reading “Mindful eating for your wellbeing”

The psychology of food habits

People need food to survive and fuel their body with energy. However, sometimes people eat more than they actually need to survive. Food has the power to allow you to experience different feelings such as a sense of calm, happiness – even sadness and fear. Your energy levels and how alert you feel can be influenced by the food you consume.Continue reading “The psychology of food habits”

Happy New Year

`The two most important days in your life are: the day you were born and the day you find out why’ – Mark Twain

As we start the new year, it is time to stop and reflect on our why. Why do we do what we do? What motivates us to get up every morning and live? Purpose is essential to finding happiness in life.Continue reading “Happy New Year”

Five tips for your Christmas wellbeing

As Christmas Day fast approaches and the world around you gets more busy with shopping, gifting, last minute Christmas drinks or lunches; it is important to ensure that you keep your wellbeing front of mind. It is easy to fall into the busy trap. However, taking time out for you, even just ten minutes a day, will help make your Christmas manageable and less stressful.

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Summer Solstice – Celebrate your Spiritual Wellbeing

Summer solstice marks the time when the sun is at its highest point on the horizon giving us the longest day of the year. The sun will appear to solstitium – the Latin word meaning to stand still. It is a time for spiritual awakening and awareness as summer welcomes the season of light and happiness.

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