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Fermented Foods/Happiness Health

Adventures in Sourdough

The last month or so I’ve been delving back into making sourdough. Or rather I should say I’ve gotten back into attempting sourdough. Several years ago, I looked online and tried to make a sourdough starter and somehow couldn’t make it work. I know. It’s easy. Says everyone. Still, I didn’t get it. Why do you have to throw loads…

Happiness Health/Healthy Recipes

Dragon Ballz Recipe

To defend your health against evil! Just as Goku defended the earth against evil, so will these Dragon Energy Ballz defend your health against blood sugar lows. Loaded with protein, some healthy fats and fibre, just pop a few of these for a snack and you are set until lunch! Evil loses and your health prevails! Super easy to make,…

Happiness Health

How to Build Habits That Stick

I am a failure at making habits Recently, I was contacted by a client who was feeling overwhelmed. They hadn’t been able to follow everything in the programme that we had discussed and were feeling guilty about it. They hadn’t gotten into good habits and were worried that they had let me down. Feeling disappointed that they hadn’t done it…

Happiness Health

A Day for Love or a Day for Selflove?

Love vs Selflove As Valentine’s Day is now upon us I wish you a day where you feel loved, but most of all I wish for you that it’s something you feel every other day. Does your partner have something nice planned for you? Whether it’s Valentine’s Day or a birthday, we’re often waiting for someone else to demonstrate their…

Happiness Health

Managing Your Energy in the Workplace

Stress and Energy Low at Work? Managing your energy in the workplace can be quite a challenge. Many people only feel the effects of a long day of hard work, but don’t take the time to investigate the causes of feeling so stressed out. Step One Why not make an old fashioned list? Create four columns, two of which are…

Happiness Health/Interviews

Interview: Surviving Postpartum Depression

Real Life Stories of Postpartum Depression Several weeks ago I was speaking to my very good friend Julia, who agreed to be interviewed about her postnatal experience. We’ve known each other a long time and her experience, along with that of my clients and other friends over the years, demonstrate that it is very common, but not commonly spoken about….

Happiness Health

Postpartum Depression: More Than Just the Blues

More Than Just the Blues Why talk about Postpartum Depression? In the last few years, I’ve had friends and clients that have suffered from this illness and were completely shocked. They felt underprepared and as if the medical system they came into contact with just ‘glazed over’ the issue. The feeling is that many people in the industry just don’t…

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 wanted to lower my footprint…