Health

Designing your Perfect Day

Designing your Perfect Day

This morning I woke up with the sun and walked to a sweaty yoga class in a studio immersed in the jungle. After yoga, stopped at a cafe for a healthy breaky and headed straight to my coworking space (which is a bamboo hut looking over the rice paddies in Ubud, Bali) to start “working”.

How to beat PMS and period pain naturally

How to beat PMS and period pain naturally

For as long as I can remember, I have struggled with PMS and cramps. I did a pretty good job of masking the acne, PMS and cramps for the 10 years I was on the contraceptive pill (band-aid approach, anyone?!). But ever since I went off the pill a few years ago, I’ve been doing a whole lotta work on myself to balance my hormones with real food nutrition and lifestyle changes.

The 3pm slump ain’t healthy. Here’s how to fix it.

The 3pm slump ain’t healthy. Here’s how to fix it.

You’re at work. It’s 3pm. You’d give an arm and a leg for some chocolate right now.

You get up and walk to the kitchen and make a cup of tea. And you just happen to wander past a box of those charity chocolates.

Only $1? What value! And for charity? I must! I’ll take 3, thanks!

Introduction to mindful eating

Introduction to mindful eating

I’ve had some pretty crazy eating habits in my time. I was never at the point of say an “eating disorder”, but there were definitely stages of disordered eating.

If I went out to dinner I’d eat way too much, and wind up with a food baby feeling painfully bloated. (The undiagnosed gluten sensitivity meant I had major cravings for food like pizza and pasta, even though they made me feel like crap.)