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I've been sharing the love here and there. Check out my latest articles around the world.

in the media

I've been sharing the love here and there. Check out my latest articles around the world.

How To Enjoy Christmas Pudding Without Pudding On The Pounds.

This article I wrote was featured in The Carousel. It’s all ‘How To Enjoy Christmas Pudding Without Pudding On The Pounds’.

One of the questions I often get asked is: “How do I enjoy festive eating this Christmas without putting on weight?”

Christmas is traditionally known as a time for overindulgence, throwing caution to the wind and worrying about the damage afterwards.

The festive season is full of irresistible temptations and dealing with unexpected emotions. Not to mention the big feast on Christmas Day itself.

So how can you enjoy the Christmas pudding and have fun this Christmas, without piling on the pounds?

 

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3 Super Simple Ways To Spring Into Shape For Summer.

I worte this article for The Carousel, it gives some insight on how to manage your eating to spring into shape for summer.

When the first fine days of spring beckon, you can feel the fresh breath of motivation in the air.

Spring is a great opportunity to start fine-tuning your wellbeing habits and getting into good mental and physical shape for summer.

But for many, getting back into lighter eating and an exercise routine can seem daunting after the heavy winter break.

What I’d like to offer you are some simple ways to kick-start some good physical and mental habits for Spring that will help you to feel lighter, happier and energised.

 

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7 Simple Ways To Manage Holiday Emotions Without Reaching For Food.

I recently wrote an article on ‘7 Simple Ways To Manage Holiday Emotions Without Reaching For Food’.

Do you turn to food in order to cope with the stress of the festive season?

It’s easy to get caught up with mindless eating and stress eating as the pace picks up leading up to Christmas Holidays.

Many busy women comfort eat around this time because they don’t know any other way to manage their emotions and soothe themselves.

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5 Stupid Simple Steps To Banish Sweet Cravings.

This article I wrote was featured in The Carousel. It’s all about how to overcome sweet cravings.

My experience with food cravings was a struggle that lasted 25 years. The worst thing about it is that I felt totally powerless to do anything about them. The cravings always won and I felt compelled to indulge them.

I spent most of my days promising myself that I would “start tomorrow morning “ only to find myself convinced by late afternoon that “just one more time couldn’t hurt,” or “I could always start again tomorrow.” As you probably guessed, tomorrow never came.

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Top Tips On How To Stop Overeating When You Feel Tired.

I worte this article for The Carousel, it gives some insight on how to manage your eating when you are fatigued.

If you lose all self-control and overeat when you are tired, you may be stuck in a “fatigue cravings” cycle, finding yourself on the couch, most nights, mindlessly munching on anything you can get your hands on.

And you may be struggling to understand how you are able to eat so healthily during the day and then cave in to your cravings when you feel tired.

 

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Does Food Numb Emotional Pain? Here’s How to Find Out.

I recently wrote an article on ‘Does Food Numb Emotional Pain? Here’s How to Find Out’.

Do you escape the feelings, you don’t want to feel or face, by numbing out with food?

My experience with numbing out with food began at a tender age of 11. Whenever I’d feel anxious or upset, I’d go to the fridge or the pantry, bring out chips, cookies and ice-cream and eat at a ferocious pace (for ten or twenty blissful minutes). 

Afterwards, I’d feel guilty and angry with myself. I’d swear that I would never do it again. But then I’d find myself doing it again, a couple of nights later.

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How To Drop A Dress Size Before Melbourne Cup Day

This article I wrote was featured in The Carousel. ‘How To Drop A Dress Size Before Melbourne Cup Day’.

Melbourne Cup Day, the highlight of the racing calendar and the day that stops the nation, is just three weeks away – Tuesday, November 5.

So now is the time to plan your show stopper dress. But like many, you might be thinking:

  • How much weight can I lose in three weeks?
  • And how on earth will I do it?

It’s very tempting to go on a super restrictive diet in hurrying to fit into THAT DRESS. But this can leave you feeling “angry” and sluggish and I do not recommend it. 

You can read the whole article here:

 

Mind Meals: How Your Diet Affects Your Mental Health

I worte this article for The Carousel, it gives some insight on how food influences both physical and mental health.

Food is powerful, and food is healing!

What we eat can influence our physical health but did you know that and it can also have an impact on our mental health?  

The field of Nutritional Psychiatry is relatively new, however there are observational data regarding the association between diet quality and mental health.

With mounting evidence suggesting that as well as affecting our physical health, what we eat may also affect the way we feel. 

Good nutrition is essential for the proper functioning of your brain. It can make a big difference to your overall well-being and especially your mental health.

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CSIRO PENNie mccoy explains how the new csiro total wellbeing diet works

I recently wrote an article on ‘CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet program’.

What makes this program different from other online wellbeing/diet offerings?

The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet program is a higher protein, low GI eating plan scientifically formulated by Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, for sustainable weight loss and overall wellbeing. 

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Rose bay rotary

I was guest Speaker for the Rose Bay Rotary recently and discussed how to open the gates for self-care. I shared three healthy ways to take care of your emotional needs and stop using food/alcohol as your therapist.

Look at the reflections from the day here: 

Inside small business

I wrote an article on “The three steps to closing the lid on emotional eating”. It’s about the challenges of being a mumpreneur and balancing it all – there’s so much to do, so much to remember, and everything’s vying for their attention. Juggling kids, family, business and personal time can feel like chaos and staying on top of it all can seem near impossible!

Read the whole article here:

Boost your mood with food

I recently wrote an article on ‘How to boost your mood with food’.

Have you ever had a sugar fix when you felt stressed and then felt lethargic and irritable afterwards?

There’s no doubt about it: what we eat, has a direct impact on our physical health.

But did you know that those same choices can also influence your mood, mental alertness, memory, and emotional wellbeing?

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3 ESSENTIAL STEPS TO BEING A HAPPY, EMOTIONAL-FREE EATER

This article I wrote was featured in The Carousel. It’s all about finding healthier ways to deal with your emotions, learning to eat mindfully and helping you to put a stop to emotional eating.

It’s never too late to make a positive change.

You can read the whole article here:

How One Woman Found Food Freedom

I recently shared my personal story with The Carousel  about how I changed my mindset and habits to lose 50kg and transform my life.

In this article I share the 3 valuable lessons that I have learned from this journey.

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How To Create a Schedule That Eliminates Stress

I recently wrote an article on ‘How to create a schedule that eliminates stress’.

Have you ever felt that life is overwhelming – being constantly on the go, with all the to-do items on their list and in their head. Leaving them feeling like there is too much to do, too much responsibility and too little control.

This article looks at stress, why we feel it, and some practical tips for making your life easier to manage and less stressful.

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Find Tips On How To Eat Right For Your Body Type

This article I wrote was featured in The Carousel. It’s all about understanding your body type, and eating the right food for YOU.

This is a good starting point for finding your best eating plan, and to help you have realistic expectations about what you can achieve with your body.

You can read the whole article here:

4 Easy Ways To Stop Using Food As Your Escape Parachute

This one is for those of us who struggle with emotional eating. Why does eating feel so good in the moment, and then feel so much worse than when you started?

This article I wrote for The Carousel looks at emotional eating, and strategies for finding better ways to manage your emotions.

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Are You Eating Your Emotions?

I was recently interviewed for The Red Hot Truth about how to stop emotional eating.

In this interview, I share my story, as well as offer contructive advice for letting go of bad eating habits and taking control of your life.

 

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