Tag: Depression

How I supported my own stress and anxiety journey

How I supported my own stress and anxiety journey

This last fortnight has been a massive roller-coaster for myself; mentally, physically and emotionally in a way I have never quiet experienced before – I have felt flat, anxious, tense throughout my body, clenching my jaw, sitting hunched with my shoulders up at my ears […]

Reflux, GERD and heartburn – what you need to know!

Reflux, GERD and heartburn – what you need to know!

When most people think of the word reflux – they generally think unpleasant feels, especially those that have experienced persistent reflux. And most people would are lead to believe that reflux develops due to an excess of stomach acid. However, research has actually identified that […]

Thyroid – what is it, what does it do and so much more

Thyroid – what is it, what does it do and so much more

What is it? Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland at the front of your neck (Image: National Cancer Institute) What does it do in your body? The thyroid plays a vital role in hundreds of biological functions including the regulation of metabolism, mood, hormones, cognitive […]

Life, stress, adrenal fatigue plus some of my non-negotiable’s

Life, stress, adrenal fatigue plus some of my non-negotiable’s

Kids are amazing! They bring so much love, passion and happiness into our lives. And while it can be extremely testing at times we are all in the same boat as the mum next to us even if it doesn’t feel like it or you […]

Self care series #2 –  Is the food you’re eating nourishing you on all levels?

Self care series #2 –  Is the food you’re eating nourishing you on all levels?

Today we are delving into the topic of self care even further, specifically how it relates to the food you choose to nourish your body with. Of all the area’s of health and wellbeing, how we feed ourselves is the most direct reflection our digestive […]

Easy Bone Broth recipe – what else you can add it to!

Easy Bone Broth recipe – what else you can add it to!

Bone Broth Recipe Ingredients: 1 whole chicken 2 chicken feet for extra gelatin (optional) 2 litres of filtered water 2 TBS freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 TBS apple cider vinegar 1 large onion chopped 3 celery sticks chopped 1 bunch parsley 2 cloves garlic Sea […]

Do you have leaky gut? Could this be causing fatigue, bloating or anxiety?

Do you have leaky gut? Could this be causing fatigue, bloating or anxiety?

Leaky Gut – what, why and how Leaky gut is a term that seems to be thrown around everywhere, and you’d be forgiven for wondering what it actually means. In this post we will break down what leaky gut is, how it occurs and what […]

Anxiety and the gut brain connection

Anxiety and the gut brain connection

Anxiety and what it has to do with our digestive system Many of us are familiar with the sensation of butterflies in our stomach when we feel nervous, stressed or anxious. Sometimes we even say we feel ‘sick to our stomach’ over emotional events. We […]

Wholefoods – what are they and why should we eat them!

Wholefoods – what are they and why should we eat them!

Ever been confused about what to eat? What’s healthy? Low carbs? Low sugar? Gluten free? Paleo? Atkins? Jenny Craig? And the list goes on…….. It can be a minefield of different options, recommendations and opinions – and you are definitely not alone! When I talk […]

Fibre and what it can do for you!

Fibre and what it can do for you!

Fibre: digestive health, weight loss, sleep and mental health The importance of fibre is something I talk to my patients about all the time as most people don’t get enough in their diet. Fibre isn’t just necessary for healthy bowel function- reducing the occurrence of […]