Posts Tagged ‘weight loss’
Oxytocin, the love hormone, is my favourite anti-stress hormone
Oxytocin is by far my favourite hormone. It helps with a range of issues such as feeling connected, feeling happy and controlling weight! It helps counter-act many of the negative affects caused by other hormones such as cortisol and testosterone. It has been researched extensively and shown to improve social connection/happiness and engagement. Tonight there…Read More
Your friends could be keeping you overweight!
If “losing weight” is on your “MUST do list” this year, then you may also need to “lose some friends” too. Weight Loss is the number one New Year’s Resolution on thousands of Australian’s lists each year. Only a small percentage will succeed and that’s not because they didn’t follow a plan but they may…Read More
12 Healthy Days of Christmas day 10 – Walk on the Earth
On the 10th day of Christmas we walk on the EARTH. OH yes, we took our shoes off, went outside and walked on the earth. Crazy wild concept I know. Walking (naked) on the Earth means you are connecting with source. Your body will relax, your stress hormones (cortisol, testosterone) will drop and if…Read More
The 12 Healthy Days of Christmas- Day 7- Increase Green Light Activities
Increase green light activities In my 8 Week Life Transformation Program (which isn’t just for menopausal women) I encourage green light activities every single day. Green light activities as aposed to red light, are activities where we lose ourselves in time. We immerse ourselves in an activity and time comes to a standstill. When this…Read More
The 12 Healthy Days of Christmas- Day 12 – Stop Negative Chatter
On the twelfth day of Christmas I stopped listening to the negative internal chatter and thoughts And only listening to the positive inner chatter. Some call this the sage. I think of this internal voice as our “happy life coach“. It has a quieter voice than the aggressive one. The aggressive one says things like”…Read More
Can working lead to weight gain?
Work can lead to weight gain! Wow – imagine that. How many of us would stop work right away? I am here to tell you that work can indeed make you gain weight. Not just because you might be sitting at a desk but due to other reasons. Understanding why we gain weight is important …Read More
Why Dragging Tyres Doesn’t Help You Lose Weight!
Work harder! Exercising more, dieting more, eating less, flogging yourself WILL often NOT lead to extra weight loss. I cringe when I hear of people being told to “work harder”… “toughen up and push through pain” and all that Rocky baloney! If that is you, STOP NOW!! Rocky was a high testosterone boxer fighting for his…Read More
How can I have a healthy thyroid?
Have you been wondering about your thyroid? Where it is? What it does and why it is s important? I’d love to clear a few things up for you because chances are if your thyroid is not affected, some one near to you will be. Especially as the older we get the more likely it…Read More
Does the Mediterranean Diet work?
Maybe it’s because of my Italian heritage, or maybe it’s because I have been along some of the Mediterranean coast line and seen this work in real life. Or maybe it’s the amazing research that has proven beyond doubt for me, that the mediterranean diet is a good fit for many people. The Mediterranean Diet…Read More
Diets – what works and what screws your brain and body up part 5 – Paleo
As I wax lyrically in Fed Square, Melbourne I reflect on the wonderfulness of food and the sensational food options we have in Australia (and other developed countries). I can buy 5 star food or eat junk. I have a choice. That is more than most of the world who struggle to find food, have…Read More