Alice was a complete stranger when we had our first conversation, as a referral from another client. Over the last 12 months, I have been honoured to witness an incredible transformation in Alice - from one of despair borne of overwhelming anxiety to a gutsy entrepreneur starting her new business with passion and motivation, confident in herself and in her own words grateful to be in a marriage where she and her husband have 'the most fulfilled and connected relationship we have had since we met'.
Be Happy, It’s Friday: Letting Go in order to pick up Joy
Today I find myself philosophising about life, autumn, letting go and picking up joy!
Be Happy, It’s Friday! Turning off cortisol & connecting with cravings
Weekly Health and Happiness musings from a day in the life of Health and Happiness coach. This week, its all about turning offcortisol and understanding cravings.
Introducing the 2 Days to a Happy Belly Plan!
Having suffered really bad IBS, bloating and digestive issues and then put on a few pounds in comfort eating, I devised my own 2 day plan to reset, lose weight and feel great! Get links to the plan in this blog.
Andy: Raising awareness on the importance of Men’s Mental Health
Andy approached me after I had shared a talk at work on Mindfulness and how it can create harmony in the workplace. He had been through an intense few months personally and professional and reached out for support. Andy wanted to publicly share his testimonial for the men reading this, because he feels men typically … Continue reading Andy: Raising awareness on the importance of Men’s Mental Health
Testimonial: Joe – how happiness balls teenage ADHD
I have recently been privileged enough to be able to help teenagers understand the impact of their diet on their mental health; how high sugary treats and foods can lead to blood sugar highs and then the inevitable lows. This can exacerbate any anxious tendencies they may already have and therefore, guiding and suggesting alternatives that they enjoy can have wonderful effects.
Jo: from Stressed on Sundays to Happy Mondays!
When Jo first came to me for help, she was exhausted and lost her sparkle and zest for life after working more than a 40 hour week in a stressful, round the clock job as well as caring for her father after a cancer diagnosis. There was no time for her or her 'joy list'. 12 months on, Jo is living her happiest life yet and a life she has designed around her joy list! To receive a testimonial from someone who refers to me as Mary Poppins has made me so happy as I know I have left a patient client with a 'carpet bag' of tools and techniques they can call on and empower themselves to feel happy and healthy.
Sammie: from chronic tiredness to turning cartwheels
Does this sound like you? Sammie had fallen out of love with life. She felt guilt at not being the best for her family or for her business. She was frustrated at not being able to lose the weight she wanted or grow her business as she juggled being a Mum of 2 young children.
Working with me as her health coach, in 6 months she went from being chronically tired to turning cartwheels. Read her testimonial here.
My prescription for Depression
In 2016, the UK saw a doubling of prescribed anti-depressants in the previous decade. I was part of that statistic. At the end of 2016, I was diagnosed with clinical depression, anxiety from PTSD and had an eating disorder. After explaining the events I had experienced in a short space of time, I was … Continue reading My prescription for Depression
Is nourishing your mind, body and soul the missing ingredient to make your ‘diet’ a success?
As we start a new year, it is a traditional time to do a nutrition reset or detox & cleanse. These practices often have the impression of cutting out or avoiding some foods and a certain level of denial or deprivation lingers while doing them. It can leaving a little 'wanting' and raiding the fridge … Continue reading Is nourishing your mind, body and soul the missing ingredient to make your ‘diet’ a success?