The truth is, we are often our own worst enemies.  We lack the confidence and belief in ourselves and this can hamper us in all areas of our lives from that big promotion at work, finding the right partner, to reaching our fitness goals.   Believe you can achieve ANYTHING and you will.  Mindset is … Continue reading WHAT’S HOLDING YOU BACK?


So as you probably know by now, I have been trialing a ketogenic diet for a few months, not for weight loss or weight management but upon researching its benefits for the symptoms during menopause. The traditional treatments apply a one size fits all approach to treatment of menopause, something that I really don’t agree … Continue reading KETO AND ME


There comes a time in your life where everything seems to just click and fall into place. That time, certainly in my case, is when you finally work out your self worth and learn to value yourself.  You stop seeking approval and understand you can’t be all things to all people. You put yourself first … Continue reading SELF LOVE


From deciding what career path to take to choosing where to live or deciding on where to holiday,  EVERYTHING can be a challenge.  But don’t get stressed over decisions, rather see them as opportunities that map out your life.  Challenges in life really can be a good thing sent to test our characters..  They can … Continue reading LIFES DAILY CHALLENGES


I hope this has you drooling….. As you probably know by now, I am a complete foodie and love nothing more than creating new recipes.  I spend hours researching them and always try to add my twist wherever possible make them healthy but still delicious.  When you are trying to be healthy, you still want … Continue reading ARTISAN LEGENDS


Did you know that a healthy human brain is made up of almost 10% omega-3?  Try and remember that fact for those pub quizzes… Omega-3 is essential for long term brain power and by eating oily fish like salmon and mackerel, you can gain some positive effects on the old grey matter and brain enhancement. … Continue reading OMEGA-3


Coffee goes in and the brain immediately blocks adenosine, the calming chemical in the brain.  This is why we are all advised not to drink coffee before bed, the time when our bodies need to relax to ensure a good night’s sleep. As I have mentioned to you, I had NEVER even had a sip … Continue reading CAFFEINE


We’ve all been there, it’s the afternoon and you’ve been at your desk since 9am up since 7am and feeling the dreaded afternoon slump.  All you want is a quick pick me up and coffee isn’t going to hit the spot so reach for the chocolate bar or the buttery sugar loaded biscuits and its … Continue reading SUGAR RUSH


So many of us are striving to be perfect and it can become all consuming.  We are all human and are allowed bad days, this doesn’t make us a lesser man or less than perfect. Perfect - think about that very word.  What you see as perfect may be the polar opposite to what I … Continue reading PERFECTIONISM