Entries by Alison

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HOW TO MAKE YOUR GUT HEALTHY AND HAPPY

SPPONSORED BY When I first began studying nutrition in 2009 there was pretty much no mention of gut health. I took the deep dive into nutrition to try and help my own health and in particular my mental health.   Since then a lot has changed and most of us now know that to maintain […]

Returning To Nature To Dance With Life

Mother nature has incredible healing and destressing powers. Nature creates an internal settling almost like a natural Valium in an otherwise synthetic world. We might have forgotten but our heart remembers. All she asks of you is that you spend time with her and when you do that she readily gives us her energy, all […]

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Keeping Yourself Safe in an Electronic World

A growing chorus of doctors and researchers warns that electromagnetic fields from many of the hallmarks of modern life have been linked to a wide variety of health risks ranging from sleeplessness to cancer.   Wireless technology has forever changed how we communicate with our family and the world but is it coming at a cost and what […]

5 Top Lies People Tell Themselves

The brain is a wonderful, weird and miraculous organ. We still understand so little about it, however we do know that we have the power to work with it and even alter its current structure and function. We are brought up to believe certain things and very often if we get told something enough or […]

SIMPLE BREATHING MEDITATION TO HELP EASE ANXIETY

BREATHING MEDITATION: For this meditation we are going to use the breath as a support. I find it helpful to take 3-5 really deep breaths as I start to help calm my system down (as most of us are always rushing around) So Chose a quiet place and sit in a comfortable position either on […]

WHY HOW YOU EAT IS JUST AS IMPORTANT AS WHAT YOU EAT

When we talk about mindfulness people can get stressed thinking they have to allocate large amounts of time and energy to it. The trick is to simplify it and bring it naturally into your day. For me being more mindful is learning to pay attention more to what is happening in the moment. We can […]

HERE ARE MY TOP 10 TIPS FOR MINDING MUM

My first book Minding Mum is all about understanding that self-care is not selfish in fact it’s probably the most selfless thing you can do. I learnt this lesson the hard way after I had my son James who is now just nearly six. I completely neglected my own needs post birth and was certainly […]

LETS MAKE 2018 A SELFCARE REVOLUTION

So what does selfcare really mean? Selfcare is something that only you can provide for yourself and is by far the most important ingredient for true wellness. It means showing up for yourself every single day. It means taking the time to work on yourself instead of avoiding yourself. In 2017, we saw words like […]

WHAT DOES YOUR GUT TELL YOU?

Probiotics are the superhero of the gut world! With the increased focus on their benefits Probiotics have become one of the biggest trends today Why? A probiotic deficiency may very well be a root cause of digestive, physical or even mental health illness. Probiotics aka “friendly bacteria” have become an easy and effective way for […]