Happiness Health/Healthy Recipes

Hearty Borlotti Bean Soup

It’s World Food Day and I’ve been thinking all day about the people around the world who don’t have enough to eat. In support, I decided to remind myself of all the things in my life I need to be grateful for…not take it for granted. You can see that post on Instagram here. I also […]

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Nutrient Deficiencies May Cause Depression

Today is World Mental Health Day and the best way raise awareness is to improve your knowledge and share it. Do you or someone you know suffer from mood disturbances? Share this post and help raise awareness. Are These Deficiencies Making You Depressed? Each year people end up taking anti-depressants without being tested for nutrient […]

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ADHD: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Does my child have ADHD? It frequently happens that parents come to my studio with their son or daughter, aged 7 or 8, asking this very question. They complain about their child’s behavioural difficulties at home or at school. Usually, they get reports from school that he or she is disruptive. They are easily distracted, […]

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How Food Helps Me Sleep Better

Sleepless Nights Since I was a toddler, I’ve been a poor sleeper. I was a light sleeper, so that when my mom would come check on me I would have already heard her and be standing up in my crib. As a child, my parents would let me read late in the hopes that I […]

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How Does a Lack of Sleep Affect Your Mood?

How Sleep Disturbances Affect Mood A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of interviewing Sleep Psychologist, Dr. Katerina Nikolakopoulou. We spoke about the effects that poor, or interrupted sleep, can have on your concentration levels, your mood and overall energy levels. Have you ever been more irritable after a poor night’s sleep? If you […]

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Movement for Mood

Mood improving movement With my work I hear this type of comment a lot: “I feel so good after training” ” I feel so much better on the day I come to boot camp” “I’m so glad I came to the session” Benefits beyond the body The benefits of training can help so much in […]

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Exercise vs chocolate: a stand-off in the fight for happiness

Working out: a new cure for depression? Have you ever wondered about your mental health? Have you ever experienced anxiety, schizophrenia, depression, trauma or ADHD? These are some of the most common mental illnesses which we come across today. Constant rushing and facing problems of everyday life may make you feel overwrought or depressed. Suffering […]

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Sugar kills your sex life

Are you a secret sugar addict? I must confess I also crave a lot of sugary foods…chocolate in particular is my weakness. Since attempting to really reduce the amount of added sugar I’m eating, I feel much better physically, although I crave it even more! I would normally eat a whole bar of chocolate in one […]