How Healthy Are Energy Bars For You REALLY?
Jun30

How Healthy Are Energy Bars For You REALLY?

So many energy bars… so little time. Energy bars these days come in a variety of flavors, ingredients, and qualities. Not one is the same as the next. Though I would always recommend whole foods over processed bars, and homemade bars over commercial ones, I understand that they are fast and convenient options for a meal on the go. So for those of you who like to grab an energy bar after a workout or as a meal replacement, just make...

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The 5 Dangers of Sweeping Statements
Jun28

The 5 Dangers of Sweeping Statements

Want to be vegetarian? Go for it. But if you go around telling everyone that all meat causes cancer, that’s an unreliable statement to make. Want to eat raw? Do it. But if you start spreading the word that all cooked foods are deteriorated and empty of nutritional value, that’s an irresponsible move on your part. Here are 5 reasons why such sweeping statement pose a danger. You may very well be: Getting nutrition information that’s...

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6 Tried-and-Tested Ways to Make Your Period Suck Less With Diet and Lifestyle
Jun26

6 Tried-and-Tested Ways to Make Your Period Suck Less With Diet and Lifestyle

It’s one of those not-so-wonderful things about being a woman – getting your period. Getting a monthly visit from Aunt Flo is just a fact of life for most women but that doesn’t mean that it’s not inconvenient and downright painful for some. While the fact that we all ride the crimson wave from time to time is something we have in common, this, like all other health-related phenomena, is different for every woman. Some women...

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Is it Time to Change Your Destiny?
Jun22

Is it Time to Change Your Destiny?

“You may not know this yet, but you have the ability to reinvent yourself, endlessly. That’s your beauty” –  Anne Lamott   I’m tall, I’m fat, I’m British, I’m quiet, I’m opinionated, I’m a teacher, I’m not good at sport, I’m not very smart. These are the kind of statements that we use to define who we are. That frame our sense of identity. It’s important to have a sense of identity and feel comfortable with who you are. No...

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How the Way You Look Impacts Your Health
Jun20

How the Way You Look Impacts Your Health

We’ve all had down days. Bad hair days. Fat days. Days when we feel like we don’t look good and we don’t want to be seen in public. I’m happy with my body most of the time but, from time to time, i find myself standing in the mirror while getting ready and thinking ‘my hair looks so flat and lifeless’, ‘I hate my crooked teeth’ or ‘where did that extra bump on my waist come from?’. I am my harshest critic – something I think is...

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