Steps to Successful Habit Change

Are you trying to change a habit or implement a new behaviour this year? Firstly, what is a habit? A habit is a repeated action. Something that you do often and regularly, sometimes without knowing you are doing it.  Most of us have tried to change a behaviour or start a new routine without successfullyContinue reading “Steps to Successful Habit Change”

7 Fundamentals to Always Come Back To

My 7-health go-to tips for when you need to regain some structure.   Schedule your exercise Originally, I had written this as strength training and yes, I can tell you all the benefits but most importantly find something you enjoy. Something you can stick to every single week that gets your heart rate up. LookContinue reading “7 Fundamentals to Always Come Back To”

Rainbow chard, tomato and goat’s cheese tart

This tart is packed with colour. The hazelnuts gives this quiche a lovely nuttiness, which balances off really nicely with the savoury filling. Chard has a stronger flavour than spinach and is equally nutrient-dense. Makes enough for a 9inch (23cm) round dish For the pastry: 1 cup (150g/51/2 oz) buckwheat flour 1 cup (100g/3/12 oz)Continue reading “Rainbow chard, tomato and goat’s cheese tart”

Negative Energy Balance – for Fat Loss

What is energy balance? “Energy balance” is the correlation between “energy in” (food calories taken into the body through food and drink) and “energy out” (calories being used in the body for our daily energy requirements).  We convert potential energy stored within our food (measured in kcals) into three areas: work, heat and storage.  EvenContinue reading “Negative Energy Balance – for Fat Loss”


If I’ve grabbed your attention with this diagram*, then please take some time to look at it in detail. It’s a brilliantly simplified way of illustrating how your body is perceiving stressor(s). Broken down into the following categories: Perceived Stress: How you perceive an event, rather than the event intrinsic capacity to harm you Circadian Disruptions: RhythmsContinue reading “Stress”