Is milk good or bad, and how can I support my bone health?


Is milk good or bad, and how can I support my bone health?” is a question you may ask, when you see mixed information and opinions plastered everywhere. Who remember s the advert with two young boys, with one of them drinking milk and exclaiming that he will be able to play for Accrington Stanley one day, to which his friend replies “Accrington Stanley…who are they?” Well I have to confess that I am old enough to remember this classic advert, and also have the pleasure of living close by to this famous football team (as you may guess from my [...]

Is milk good or bad, and how can I support my bone health?2022-02-22T16:43:21+00:00

Why and how to take annual leave when there is nowhere to jet set off to on holiday?


What is the point in taking annual leave, when we cannot even go anywhere due to covid-19 restrictions? Well, if you have thought this ... YOU ARE NOT ALONE! It does seem a bit of a waste; however here are 5 reasons why you should take them- Employee burnout is on the rise. In our current climate “e-presenteeism” is likely to rocket in prevalence. Do not become a statistic. Rest your body and mind so that you can handle your work load. The saying a break is as good as a holiday is true. A change of routine and activities can [...]

Why and how to take annual leave when there is nowhere to jet set off to on holiday?2021-12-14T11:09:32+00:00

How to avoid the marketing traps when choosing your food.


We all get drawn into marketing messages and in a busy world it’s hard to make a balanced decision about everything! However here are a few pointers that may help you answer this question… “Do higher price tags, prettier packaging, famous brands, and promoted features mean that a food is highly nutritious?”  1.Fat Free  This is an older marketing phrase and craze. In some cases a lower fat version may be better, if this is reducing trans or saturated fats. It is also a way to reduce total calorie intake as 1 gram of fat has 8 calories, whereas 1g of [...]

How to avoid the marketing traps when choosing your food.2022-02-22T16:47:37+00:00

What is the truth about Nutrition beliefs?


What really is the truth about Nutrition?” is a question many people would like to know. With an influx of nutrition social media posts, opinions, packaged up wonder solutions…what should you really believe?

What is the truth about Nutrition beliefs?2022-02-22T16:59:11+00:00

Work-life Balance when Working From Home


How on earth can we manage our Work-Life Balance when Working from Home, and our Personal and Professional life are both are under the same roof?

Work-life Balance when Working From Home2022-02-22T17:00:55+00:00

Is it really possible for kids to love healthy eating?


Let’s face it, getting kids to eat the food that we know will make them feel good and have energy can be tricky. Here are 10 things I have learnt to help (I would love to know yours!)   Accept that they are kids and they should not be worried or anxious about eating. Kids like to cook, so find something healthy that`s their dish and they are in charge of making. This little lady in the picture is not great with veggies but has mastered garlic mushrooms and now likes them! Some food is often thought to be kids junk [...]

Is it really possible for kids to love healthy eating?2019-10-30T07:45:27+00:00

How to get movement into the workday


“How often can I include movement in the working day?” is probably on a lot of peoples mind right now. As Anthony Robins says “Motion creates Emotion”. For too many years productivity has been linked to hours worked and often sat at a desk. However regular movement is not only shown to improve your physical health, it improves your creativity and overall mental health. It really is vital that movement is the norm of the working day, and we need to think outside of the box to achieve it in each of our individual worlds. Here below is my new walking [...]

How to get movement into the workday2022-02-22T17:02:19+00:00

How to get motivated to move


Some days, and times we know that we should move, but just really cannot be bothered! Here are a few little ideas to motivate you from the  ICBB (I can`t be bothered) state, to the IBCC (I can be brilliant state). I hope these help, and I would love to know others that you have.   Train with a Friend, whether in person, online, or on the phone. Make that commitment Download a great Podcast. Positive noise is a great motivator. This is my favourite! Have a pre workout routine. This may be as simple as putting your gym clothes on. [...]

How to get motivated to move2022-02-22T17:05:26+00:00

Exercise during pregnancy- from experience


After exercising through 3 pregnancies in 2009, 2013, and 2018/19, here are a few top tips from experience. Over the years it is amazing how the guidance and opinions around exercise in pregnancy have changed. I would go so far to say that it was frowned up on in 2009 during my first pregnancy, and I received many negative comments. Today though I am 100% happy I went along with the information I gathered from reputable research and continued to exercise, resulting in happier, healthier Mummy and babies. Hope these few point help you or others you know.   Third [...]

Exercise during pregnancy- from experience2022-02-22T17:07:56+00:00


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