How to live seasonally for your health

Your body changes with the seasons so for optimal health, it is important to align eating patterns accordingly. In the warmer months your aim is to eat fresh, keep your body cool and keep activity light. While in the cooler months you will incorporate hearty, immune boosting foods into your meals balanced with energising, cardio … Continue reading How to live seasonally for your health

Overcoming the obstacles to a healthy lifestyle

There are many obstacles to maintaining a healthy lifestyle but most of them will be psychological. For example, as the cold winter months settle in you may find yourself unmotivated to leave the warm house for your daily morning walk. As a result you will beat yourself up later for not exercising. While there are … Continue reading Overcoming the obstacles to a healthy lifestyle

Soothe sore muscles naturally

Sore muscles can seem more tense during winter as the cold settles in. You experience sore muscles from a number of sources such as exercise, carrying items, etc. Looking after your wellbeing during the cold months can be a challenge but not impossible. With the increased availability of natural wellbeing products on the market you … Continue reading Soothe sore muscles naturally

Tea Meditation: for health and wellbeing

There is a reason why the Japanese love their tea and tea ceremonies. The art of making a simple cup of tea while in the present moment has the power to relax the mind and body after a hectic day. The way of tea as it is referred to in Japan is a ritual ceremony … Continue reading Tea Meditation: for health and wellbeing

Natural flu busters

To keep your natural immune system in top condition this winter, you may just find that you already have many flu busting foods in the pantry. By including these foods in your meals each day you can prevent yourself falling sick to the flu and other illnesses lurking around this season. Keeping yourself fit and … Continue reading Natural flu busters

The art of winefulness

Mindfulness can be engaged in almost all activities when you think about it. Whether you enjoy a cup of tea or a glass of wine, you can apply the principles of mindfulness and being present in the moment. In fact, there is no right or wrong way to enjoy wine. You don’t even have to … Continue reading The art of winefulness

Easter around the world

In Australia we celebrate Easter with the traditional hot cross bun like the United Kingdom. However, the death and rising of Jesus Christ is celebrated around the world differently. This week I would like to share a few different traditional easter dishes I discovered from other countries. Here are just six countries and their traditional … Continue reading Easter around the world

Food journal and planning

Over the past couple of months, we have looked at how eating mindfully not only helps you plan your meals but contributes to improving your health and wellbeing. As you have worked through your food journal aligned with the mindful eating blog series, you may have noticed some trends to your eating habits. Such as … Continue reading Food journal and planning

Mindful eating meditation

Over the past few weeks we have explored how mindful eating can lead to improved health and wellbeing as well as the best foods to introduce into your diet – if not already. The purpose of this meditation is to help you increase your appreciation of the food you consume and to bring you from … Continue reading Mindful eating meditation

Food for your brain

As we have seen in previous posts, your brain is the most important tool in your wellness toolkit. So, it is equally important feed your brain with memory boosting foods. The foods that you eat impact your brain function and thoughts, either positively or negatively depending on your diet. Your diet has much to do … Continue reading Food for your brain