Health & Nutrition, Lifestyle

The Grocery List – my ABSOLUTE essentials!

A question I have been asked oh so often; What's on your shopping list? At the beginning, when I started down this path of holistic nutrition, I would spend a FORTUNE on groceries. I would find an awesome recipe and then shoot straight out to the grocery store to buy all the ingredients. I think… Continue reading The Grocery List – my ABSOLUTE essentials!

Lifestyle

What exactly IS a Holistic Nutritionist?

What does a mechanic do? They fix your car. What does a plumber do? Fixes the plumbing in your home. What does a gardener do? They plant trees and flowers in your garden. What does a chiropractor do? They help fix issues related to your bones.   What do they all have in common? They… Continue reading What exactly IS a Holistic Nutritionist?

Lifestyle

Life isn’t perfect!

Listen, its OK if life doesn't feel perfect. If you feel like life is completely perfect, it could mean you have nothing else to work towards. If everything is so perfect then theres nothing left to set your mind to, nothing left to gain, theres just nothing. There are too many of us striving for this 'perfection'… Continue reading Life isn’t perfect!

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Give in to your yoga curiosity!

There is this weird misconception that you need to look a certain way, be a certain way and have experience to do yoga. Well, you don't! Say goodbye to that mindset because you really are missing out and boy do I have a treat for you!!!! Are you struggling with the gym? Fed up of… Continue reading Give in to your yoga curiosity!

Health & Nutrition, Lifestyle

Simple Steps to Getting Your Health On…

Needing easy ways to get motivated? Need a little push to get your bum off the couch? Well look no further!! I have put together a few tips and tricks to help get you started on reaching optimal health!! From what to buy to which documentaries to watch. There's no effort, just a quick read and… Continue reading Simple Steps to Getting Your Health On…

Health & Nutrition, Lifestyle

Everyone needs a VICE

After being at the Alive Academy since September, I have noticed there are a lot of people studying nutrition, who are a little pushy and judgmental on people who take a 'break' from being healthy, eat something a on the naughty list, or even sit on the couch the whole day. I mean, I still encourage… Continue reading Everyone needs a VICE

Health & Nutrition, Lifestyle

Dieting

There is a new world of diets out there. Most of you will choose a diet based on health reasons or for ethical reasons. However there are many of you choosing the wrong diets for the wrong reasons. There are many of you on the 'no carb', 'no fat high protein', 'paleo', 'vegan' diet etc, and although these… Continue reading Dieting

Health & Nutrition, Lifestyle

Meat: To eat or not to eat?

Meat. This one is always going to be a tough subject. There are lots of reasons to eat it and lots of reasons not to. However there are lots of common misconceptions about meat, so I would like to explain a few things to you to help you make your own informed decision. Before I… Continue reading Meat: To eat or not to eat?

Health & Nutrition, Lifestyle

Living an 80/20 Lifestyle

I have been studying Natural Health and Nutrition for about 7 months now (UPDATE: 18 months now...Im almost done, woohoo!!), and there is one thing I have noticed in the world of 'being healthy'. There are a lot of judgmental people!!  When I say 'people' I am pointing the finger at YOU! There are far… Continue reading Living an 80/20 Lifestyle

Health & Nutrition, Lifestyle

Meditation

Meditation? ! You are telling me that I am supposed to sit still for an hour and shut out my own thoughts?! Have you even met me? My mind hurtles past me at 100km an hour and you are asking me to sit still and quiet my mind.....please!   I am the kind of individual that… Continue reading Meditation