Food has a profound influence on how we feel. Both at an emotional level and a physiological one it affects our mood and temperament.
Here are the most important pick me up foods to eat regularly if you feel low;
There is nothing quite like getting out into the great outdoors! We are designed to be in nature, to breath fresh air and to get sunlight on our skin and into our eyes.
We all know that sunlight is essential for Vitamin D which helps your body absorb and use Calcium. The recommendations are to expose large areas of skin for short periods daily.
(e.g. 5-20 mins)
What is less commonly known is the effect a lack of sunlight can have on….
Do you ever get to the end of the day and wonder where its gone, feeling like you’ve worked so hard but achieved so little? Ever stay late to get just a couple more things done so you’ll have a couple of free hours the next day? Do you notice that those hours never really get freed up?
Constant work and home pressure builds up over time and really can lead to burn out! The reality is that we all have the same 24 hours. We can’t change time, but we can change the way we use it.
If you would like to make the most of your time, here are some simple practical ways to increase you effectiveness…
“If you realised how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. They can have a powerful influence for good when they’re on the positive side, and they can and do make you physically ill when they’re on the negative side.” – Peace Pilgrim
Increasingly women (and even men) are struggling with their sense of body image. The latest stats show that 75% of women are dissatisfied with their appearance, 89% saying they want to lose weight. 50% of women are on a diet at any one time and 80% of 10 year old girls have already dieted!
These quick tips are a great place to start getting the most out of your nutrition so you feel fantastic…
1 Eat good servings of fresh fruit and vegetables every day. They are a great source of vitamins, minerals and fibre so will make you feel full. If you focus first on getting lots of vegetables into your diet you never need to ‘diet’ again!
2 Drink more…