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Body Image in Pregnancy

Body Image in Pregnancy

Pregnancy and Post Natal Care

Pregnancy is a time of enormous change - and for the majority of us, change is pretty hard to handle....

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Intuitive Eating & Wellness Culture in Pregnancy

Intuitive Eating & Wellness Culture in Pregnancy

Intuitive Eating Pregnancy and Post Natal Care

Intuitive Eating & Wellness Culture in Pregnancy If you read my last blog you will know that I decided to...

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Intuitive Eating Principle 10 – Honour Your Health: Gentle Nutrition

Intuitive Eating Principle 10 – Honour Your Health: Gentle Nutrition

Intuitive Eating

Principle 10 - Honour Your Health: Gentle Nutrition      Principle 10 (the last of the Intuitive Eating principles) is about...

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Intuitive Eating Principle 9 – Exercise: Feel the Difference

Intuitive Eating Principle 9 – Exercise: Feel the Difference

Intuitive Eating

Principle 9 - Exercise: Feel the Difference      "No pain, no gain" - "if it doesn't hurt, you're not doing it...

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Intuitive Eating Principle 8 – Respect Your Body

Intuitive Eating Principle 8 – Respect Your Body

Intuitive Eating

Principle 8 - Respect Your Body     The reality is that nothing positive can come out of hate. No amount of...

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Intuitive Eating: Principle 6 – Discover the Satisfaction Factor

Intuitive Eating: Principle 6 – Discover the Satisfaction Factor

Intuitive Eating

Principle 6 - Discover the Satisfaction Factor   It is an unfortunate reality that diet culture has essentially ruined our ability to...

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Hello Pregnancy #2

Hello Pregnancy #2

Pregnancy and Post Natal Care

Pregnancy and the pregnant body is a miraculous thing – I don’t think anyone can deny that. But this doesn’t...

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Intuitive Eating Principle 5 – Feel Your Fullness

Intuitive Eating Principle 5 – Feel Your Fullness

Intuitive Eating

This principle of intuitive eating is very much aligned with the work of mindful eating. We continue to come back...

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Intuitive Eating Principle 4 – Challenge the Food Police

Intuitive Eating Principle 4 – Challenge the Food Police

Intuitive Eating

Principle 4 - Challenge the Food Police  "What on Earth is the food police"?!?!  I can hear you asking... I think the...

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Intuitive Eating Principle 3 – Make Peace with Food

Intuitive Eating Principle 3 – Make Peace with Food

Intuitive Eating

Principle 3 - Make Peace with Food    This principle reminds us that "all foods fit". There are no "good" or "bad"...

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Intuitive Eating Principle 2 – Honour Your Hunger

Intuitive Eating Principle 2 – Honour Your Hunger

Intuitive Eating

Principle 2 - Honour Your Hunger   Chronic dieters (and/or wellness-seekers) often ignore, or intentionally try to curb, their biological drive for...

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Principle 1 – Reject the Diet Mentality

Principle 1 – Reject the Diet Mentality

Intuitive Eating

Principle 1 - Reject the Diet Mentality  What is dieting? In this context, dieting is basically any form of food...

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What is Intuitive Eating?

What is Intuitive Eating?

Intuitive Eating

What is Intuitive Eating? Let me begin by saying that this journey is all about self-compassion... Re-learning how to be an intuitive eater...

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Thriving – not just surviving – this Christmas

Thriving – not just surviving – this Christmas

General

Just like that, Christmas is upon us! The end of the year is a wonderful chance for reflection and contemplation....

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Caramel Coconut Rice Pudding

Caramel Coconut Rice Pudding

Recipes

Rice pudding is probably one of favourite things in the world. And coconut. I love coconut. So why not combine...

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“Health at What Cost?” – An Article for ‘Women Eat’

“Health at What Cost?” – An Article for ‘Women Eat’

General

The story of how I came to be the kind of nutritionist and coach that I am today is a...

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Mindful Monday #8 – Mindfulness of Emotions

Mindful Monday #8 – Mindfulness of Emotions

Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating Moment #8 Emotions come with a whole host of physical sensations, so the relationship between feelings and sensory...

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Nourishing Shepherd’s Pie

Nourishing Shepherd’s Pie

Recipes

I love a good Shepherd's Pie - and this one is my take on the classic. Enjoy x What you...

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Coconut Potato Bake

Coconut Potato Bake

Recipes

COCONUT POTATO BAKE You will need: • 2 large potatoes, sliced into thin rounds • 1 large sweet potato, sliced...

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Mindful Monday #6 – Phases of Eating

Mindful Monday #6 – Phases of Eating

Mindful Eating

This Mindful Moment dives a little deeper into the eating experience. We continue on with the work of Megrette Fletcher...

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Mindful Mondays #5 – Hunger and Fullness Scale

Mindful Mondays #5 – Hunger and Fullness Scale

Mindful Eating

This post we are changing direction a little and beginning to focus on the practice of mindful eating as it...

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Mindful Mondays #4 – Self-compassion

Mindful Mondays #4 – Self-compassion

Mindful Eating

This week's topic is a SUPER important (but tricky) one... self-kindness and self-compassion.  Mindful Eating Moment #4  Self-kindness goes hand-in-hand with...

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Mindful Mondays #3 – Non-judgement

Mindful Mondays #3 – Non-judgement

Mindful Eating

Slowing down with food (and life!) is key to becoming a more mindful eater and participant in life. Remember that...

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Very Berry Chia Jam

Very Berry Chia Jam

Recipes

Very Berry Chia Jam What’s In It? • 2 cups frozen or fresh berries – frozen works really well, and...

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Mindful Monday #2

Mindful Monday #2

Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating Moment #2  The way we "do" food and eating is often a reflection of the way we "do"...

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Mindful Monday #1

Mindful Monday #1

Mindful Eating

For anyone who missed the first few weeks of my Mindful Mondays series on mindful eating, here is the first...

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Fear of the Feminine

Fear of the Feminine

General Pregnancy and Post Natal Care

FEAR OF THE FEMININE Women are afraid of embracing it, and men are afraid of letting it show... The Feminine....

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Breaking Free From Diet Culture

Breaking Free From Diet Culture

General Intuitive Eating Mindful Eating

** Content warning: Dieting behaviours and body image discussed** Breaking Free From Diet Culture “I’m not on a diet –...

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Rockin’ Rocky Road Recipe – Gluten & Dairy Free

Rockin’ Rocky Road Recipe – Gluten & Dairy Free

Recipes

I LOVE rocky road… BUT I’m both gluten and dairy intolerant. So that led me on a journey to find...

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Food Additives – A sample resource from the new SUPERMARKET SAVVY service

Food Additives – A sample resource from the new SUPERMARKET SAVVY service

General

Artificial Additives - A sample resource from my new "Supermarket Savvy" service

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A Gallbladder Story

A Gallbladder Story

General

A Gallbladder Story   Knowledge is power – and this is so incredibly true when it comes to understanding the way...

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What’s the Deal with Emotional Eating?

What’s the Deal with Emotional Eating?

General Intuitive Eating Mindful Eating

What’s the Deal with Emotional Eating? Writing my first blog for my new clinical practice is a daunting task –...

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