Are your New Year goals too much?

gentle goals journal

It’s hard to resist the temptation to start the New Year by punishing ourselves  – everyone is talking about New Year’s goals– how much weight they are going to lose (by starving themselves!), how they are going to work out every day, all the things they are NOT going to do. It’s all a bit Continue reading »

Are punishing goals really an effective way of starting the year?

gentle goals journal

It’s almost half- way through January as I write this and I wonder how you are getting on with your goals? The last 2 years have been tough for all of us as we’ve had to navigate ever-changing rules and regulations, uncertainty, isolation and for many, illness. That’s why I’m encouraging you to make BE Continue reading »

How to prevent weight gain during Christmas

How to prevent weight gain during Christmas

In this article, we will teach you how to prevent weight gain during Christmas, even if the festive period is full of unhealthy temptations! Alcohol, rich puddings, sweets, chocolates, crisps, roasted nuts, buffet food etc.: it’s hard to resist! We are presented with plates overflowing with food, in the name of celebrating, and it’s a Continue reading »

Doctor in the House – BBC1

  Did you watch the first episode of Doctor in the House on BBC1? It was brilliant! If you didn’t manage to it is still on the BBC Iplayer – here is a link It’s available for the next 28 days and episode two is on tonight,  Thursday 26th November. Why was it so great Continue reading »

Top tips for sugar reduction

Earlier this month I gave a talk on sugar to a very attentive audience (including a teenager!), and they all left with the resolve to cut down on this very harmful substance. Sugar is finally being acknowledged for the serious impact that it is having on our nation’s health. There are of course the obvious Continue reading »