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I lost 4kgs…. Alert the Media.

My aim as a naturopath and a human is to be as transparent as possible (without my husband divorcing me and my tween daughter disowning me), because honestly, its exhausting to try to be anything else I have found. I have recently lost 4kg. In about 3 weeks. Without losing my mind, being crazy hungry, […]

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Top Tips to Kick Start your Spring Detox at Home

Its spring! Hooray we all shout! It time to fling open the doors, air out the house and let that (somewhat) stagnant energy of winter move and change. It’s the same with our bodies. Spring is the time to renew and re-energise before the long, hot (and often depleting) energy of summer. So how do […]

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How to be a Goddamn Relaxed Woman

I’m on my soapbox today. Thoughts circulating about what REAL relaxation is – which is going to look very different to everyone – a good friend of mine is a runner…. her dream day is to run for about an hour (I want to vomit after 2 minutes), whereas mine is long hot baths, cups […]

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Summer Bods are Made in Winter?! (Oh Please)

Spring is JUST around the corner! Que: everyone getting their extreme detox on, in the frenzy to get that ‘summer bod’. Before we start freaking out about the whole ‘summer bodies are made in winter’ notion (which quite frankly makes no sense), let’s have a look at the energetics of spring, and why we would […]

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Are my Stress Levels Making me FAT?

In a word. Yes. Let’s just quickly run through this, as I know you are busy and stressed, and get to the ‘what can I do?’ part. Constant, chronic, moderate to high stress levels are extremely common and affecting women’s health and wellbeing. When we are stressed we release hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline […]

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The 1986 Fruit Bowl

What are you tolerating? Monday I FINALLY got a battery for the car remote. This pesky little battery had gone flat. For a while I would hold it close to the car and furiously press the button, hoping for that little click, then after a while, nothing. My car no longer locked. I actually drove […]

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Handing it over….

I had horrible morning sickness with my second child. Awful. From morning until night. I didn’t want to eat, and I certainly didn’t want to prepare food for miss 3. I was wary (and to be honest, as a new naturopath, overly cautious) of herbal medicine in this first trimester, and there was no way […]

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5 eating tips for Ditching Burnout

One of the number one things that I get asked in clinic – is how to cut through the crap and figure out exactly what they need to eat to start feeling better. The number one, and I promise you, if you do NONE of the other, please, please, please incorporate this one into your […]

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Giving Up Coffee to Lose Weight and Feel Great

Feeling triggered by the title? Coffee has become something far bigger than what it should be in our society…its is a social ‘glue’ that sticks people together Admittedly, there are far worse social glues!) and its a crutch for those that are pushing themselves too hard or too fast. Its interesting what comes up when […]

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