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How a minimalist lifestyle changed my life

Crazy, stupid, lost their minds are among some of the words that were told both to my face and what I heard behind my back when we put our house on the market late last year with the plan to move to another place and rent. What is minimalism? To quote The Minimalists, Minimalism is

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How to get motivated

Do you struggle getting up in the morning to get up to get ready for the day? Or go to the gym? We know that intentions don’t always equal action. So we need to put in place some simple steps to make our lives easier, and to get the behaviours in place to do the

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Grief

Its just one word, one word that can control your physical, social and emotional health. It can strike when you least expect it, and can be different for everyone. I have been pretty lucky, the first 29 years of my life, I didn’t experience many scenarios in my life that led to experience grief. Yes

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Beating Adrenal Fatigue & Stress Related Weight Gain

1 in 5 people will suffer from adrenal fatigue at some point in their lives. This generally comes from periods of significant or chronic stress. Stress can have a significant impact on weight retention and gain. Firstly when tired and stressed it is natural to want an energy boost and go for sugary and high

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Is chocolate all bad?

How many different things have you heard about chocolate? I find its a bit like wine, one day its good for you, the next day its not. Why does that happen? Well different research groups look at different things, they have different scopes, different sample sizes and different hypotheses and aim of work. Different genetic

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Be Happy Clean Ice-Cream

Clean Ice-Cream 1 cup of Greek/Natural Yoghurt (CoYo for those who are dairy free) 2 teaspoon cacao 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1 banana sliced (can mash but I like the fruit bits) Mix all ingredients in a bowl well and freeze in freezer save bowl for at least 2 hours. For some extra fun add

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Living with silent infant reflux

Update: I wrote this post in April 2017. I have decided to re-share it as it may help others going through similar things. Ted is now 20 months old and has outgrown this issue thankfully. The cause in the end for us was mammalian (cow and goat) milk intolerance, once i stopped eating it, it

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Lifechanging F45 – my new best friend

F45 is functional 45 minute training. Comprising of High Intensity Interval Training, Circuit Training and Functional Training. Not only are the work outs every changing (you might do the same type of training but never the same workout), the team environment and great trainers make F45 a wonderful experience. I trained at 4 different F45

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Sticking to routine while travelling

I don’t know about you, but sticking to routine is the hardest part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, eating out, on the road, holidaying, whatever it is, it’s always harder to stick your plans when you aren’t at home or close to your favourite workout spots. Preparation is paramount Plan your trip, whether you are

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Homocysteine- the health influencer you have probably never heard of

Homocysteine is a predictive health indicator that is taking the functional medicine world by storm. Homocysteine is an amino acid, amino acids are the building blocks of proteins which are found naturally in the body. Homocysteine is being hailed as being better than cholesterol at health prediction. Homocysteine is made from another amino acid known

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Can you have your carbs and eat them to?

I always hear a lot about low carb diets, or why we should be eating high protein or high fat diets, well like everything, some diets can work better for you than others, so let’s take a closer look at carbohydrate metabolism. There are three main fuel sources for the body, these are known as

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What’s the go with bread?

I am sure you have all heard it before, how come we can be eating bread for years and now all of the sudden all these people are intolerant or allergic? Lets start with gluten, gluten is a protein that includes gliadin, it is gliadin that irritates the gut. Gluten is a sticky protein, think

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