Here’s my go-to green juice & why: Spinach – promotes healthy eye-sight and weightloss, reduces blood sugar, has lots of folate (B vitamin that promotes formation of red blood cells), is an antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties Banana - helps to lower blood pressure, reduces the risk of developing asthma and heart disease, moderates blood sugar levels and has antioxidant properties Green apple – a natural anti-ageing fruit with hair strengthening properties that pr
Try these fruits for seven days and see the difference: Watermelons – act as a natural toner as they are rich in potassium, vitamins A and C. The antioxidant properties help reduce free radicals* in the body to prevent signs of ageing and reduce irritation. Papayas – are low in calories and keep the skin hydrated, allowing for the removal of dead skin cells. Lemons – are super low in calories and high in vitamin C. Their acidic make-up helps to exfoliate and eliminate dead sk
What's a 'healthy lifestyle' anyway? There's a lot of chat and plenty of info available out there about healthy living. Some people exercise 3-5 times a week, eat lean meats, or no meats, never drink or smoke, or do drink and smoke and perhaps it does all balance out in the end. Who knows? Our needs are different It’s important to have the right balance for you. And only you can assess what works or not by becoming aware of your choices, how they make you feel and the impact
1. Ego and injury – accept where you are I get over-excited when learning new postures and my body was not quite warm yet, but I knew I could do it. My left knee still carries the injury to my ligament from over three years ago. The competition against myself is just not worth the injury. In any class I now only do what I can, and when I feel my ego poking in I take a deep breath and rest in child’s pose for a few counts – works every time and prevents me from injuring myself
In a word… stress! The modern lifestyle Today, we’re constantly on the go… school run, sleeping on the way in, working all day, eating on the go, work, sleeping on the commute home, dinner, kids, bath time, bed time stories, cleaning, television or movie, bed and ground hog day. If this isn't your scenario, then surely it looks something like this version... exercise, get ready, juice on the go, read on commute (wait no commute anymore - straight to laptop), work, make dinner
Are you finding it hard to get focused?
In the crazy busy world we live in we often find ourselves multi-tasking because we think we're being efficient. Although multi-tasking is often taken as a positive quality, sometimes you just need to focus on one task at a time.
Do you get super excited and passionate about all the goals you've set for yourself? That’s a good thing - actually it's a great thing! Do you also find yourself hitting blocks and struggling to either get you