Life is Like a Cake – the Result Depends on You

You know sometimes you sign up for things with certain expectations but you end up with unexpected results? Yeah, happens right? Well, last month I attended a life coaching and neurolinguistic programming course and boy was it intense! We learned about the power of the mind, how we perceive reality, the importance of how weContinue reading “Life is Like a Cake – the Result Depends on You”

Food, Food and, Yes, More Food!

Allow me to introduce my latest contributor. Kevin Cooper, Personal Trainer and Business Manager at Pinnacle Performance has been running in the fitness industry “marathon” since 2001. “Lots has been learned and more to be achieved” is his comment when asked to describe himself. I am very excited that Kevin will share his vast insights.Continue reading “Food, Food and, Yes, More Food!”

20 Ways to Beat Stress

Last week I was lucky to attend a stress management workshop by Heidi Jones, a Dubai-based integrative health & nutrition coach. Read below to find out what I have learned. Most of us are living a busy, fast-paced life where 24 hours never seem enough. All sorts of pressures & deadlines loom over our heads, making usContinue reading “20 Ways to Beat Stress”

Mistakes Women Make Trying to Lose Weight

By Adrianna McDonald When it comes to dieting, most people feel frustrated with their fat loss results. This is because typically we tend to jump from one dieting approach to another which can result in either metabolic damage due to yo-yo dieting or a host of hormonal imbalances such as thyroid problems, adrenal fatigue, and diabetes.. With the urge toContinue reading “Mistakes Women Make Trying to Lose Weight”

You vs. Stress

We all know that stress is bad for us. There are countless articles regarding the damaging effects of stress on physical and mental health. It is clear that stress affects our longevity and quality of life, but what can we do to combat this public enemy #1? First, it is important to recognise that thereContinue reading “You vs. Stress”

Top 5 Documentaries That Will Change The Way You Think About Food

Hi there! How’s your week going? Tough? Bored? Exasperated?! Well if you are in need of a distraction / relaxation / mental refresh then I’ve got something for you 🙂 Why not watch these interesting documentaries and open your eyes to the hidden secretes of the food industry. You would be surprised how much goes onContinue reading “Top 5 Documentaries That Will Change The Way You Think About Food”

How Your Relationship with Food Affects Your Health

In my last post I spoke about how a healthy lifestyle starts from changing your mindset. In a nutshell what I was trying to say was that sometimes we need to re-calibrate our relationship with food in order to truly change our lifestyles for good. This reminded me of a very interesting podcast I heardContinue reading “How Your Relationship with Food Affects Your Health”

This Is Not a Diet Guide

Your body is a temple. I heard this a while back and it just stuck. Although I have been “into” nutrition and fitness for a few years now, it is this quote that was one of the game changers for me. But before I let you in on how to start changing your game (readContinue reading “This Is Not a Diet Guide”