Can mindfulness help you lose weight?
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Can mindfulness help you lose weight?

Described as “bringing attention to the present moment without judgement”  mindfulness is a practice that can help to reduce stress and improve the way we make decisions. But interestingly, mindfulness is also emerging as a helpful tool for weight loss, and for anyone wanting…

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5 effective habits for weight loss
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5 effective habits for weight loss

As a dietitian, one of the most popular questions I get asked is… “what’s the best way to lose weight?” Having researched, written and advised on weight loss for around 8 years I can promise that quick fixes and fads don’t…

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5 things I want to tell you about meditation
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5 things I want to tell you about meditation

Right… you’re going to have to excuse me getting a bit ‘new age’ on you, but I want to talk about meditation. In February 2015 I spent a month in a meditation retreat in Guatemala. What I learnt during those weeks turned…

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A ROCK SOLID strategy for making healthy habits STICK
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A ROCK SOLID strategy for making healthy habits STICK

A while back ago I wrote about how it takes around 66 DAYS to make a new habit stick. Why is this important? Most of us start the New Year with great intentions – to run a 5K, meditate daily, learn a…

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Weight loss? Forget dieting, we need mindful eating…
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Weight loss? Forget dieting, we need mindful eating…

Why is that most of us know what a healthy diet is; yet lots of us still struggle with ‘dieting’? We read more and more ‘wisdom’ around weight loss, but still end up feeling like we are on a constant treadmill of…

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