Self-Care, Creativity & Well-Being: Exciting Opportunities with Life Book 2020

Self-care is a theme that comes up repeatedly with my clients. It's something I've needed to grapple with myself. At the root of it, feeding ourselves appropriately is an act of self-care. It's not an exaggeration to say it's a primary act of self-care. From infancy, being fed, being warm, being comfortable...

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Are You Frightened of All the Candy This Halloween?

Halloween is upon us. Are you feeling stressed about it?  Perhaps you're worried about having all that chocolate in your house, and you don't trust yourself not to binge on it. Perhaps 'Fright Night' has a whole different meaning for you... Perhaps you're worried about your kids and how much sugar...

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How to Sniff Out a Diet in Disguise

Diet culture is sneaky. The 'wellness' industry has seen to that. For some time now the fact that diets don't work has been in the public realm. That's why dieting companies have changed tack and now talk about 'lifestyle changes' and 'wellness'. New food rules appear in the name of 'health'. Things...

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Chief Medical Officer Wants to Ban Snacks on Public Transport: A Response…

As I was emptying the dishwasher yesterday morning and preparing my breakfast, I was listening to BBC Radio 4 - the Today programme. Headline news, along with the alarming situation developing at the Syrian-Turkish border, was a call from the outgoing Chief Medical Officer for England, Dame Sally Davies,...

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Are Intuitive Eating and Health Mutually Exclusive?

If two things are mutually exclusive, it means they can't occur simultaneously. This is often the accusation levelled at Intuitive Eating practitioners - that we're steering people away from health. This is absolutely not the case. First and foremost, we steer people towards what matters to...

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