Monthly Archives: April 2016

Why do we feel bad for saying we feel low? And how do we help friends who are suffering? 

Depression, low mood, negative thoughts and loneliness…. Why do we struggle so much with talking about them?  In a society where communication methods is rife it seems counterproductive that our mental health statistics are of the highest we have ever … Continue reading

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I want to lose weight, I have to lose weight, I WILL lose weight!!!! 

‘I want to lose weight’  How many times do we hear that phrase in an average week?  How many times do we see action from it though?  And what makes the difference between wanting and doing?  If we want something:  … Continue reading

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4 ways to crack night shift cravings 

In my day to day clinics I meet so many shift workers, and the most common issues that I discover with their eating habits is that they are reliant on  – Sugar  – Energy Drinks  – Fizzy drinks  – Convenience … Continue reading

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Is social media making you fat? 

Be honest with me…..  How many times have you looked at a social media platform and thought one of the following?  – Why can’t I look like that?  – How does she eat like that and not gain weight?  – … Continue reading

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Why social media could be affecting your mood or causing anxiety 

Social media, you can’t get away from it can you? Everywhere you go someone is tweeting, posting, snap chatting or linking to some kind of social media platform, so what’s the problem? and why can they exasperate feelings of anxiety?  … Continue reading

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Tips for breaking emotional eating 

Feeling stressed/tired/bored and find yourself wandering into the kitchen?  Do you bury your head in the cupboard when you are feeling angry?  Emotional eating is a subconscious behaviour that we have learnt over time, as we are so keen to … Continue reading

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