How to Make Stress a Positive Force in Your LIfe

I found this TED talk the other day and was blown away by the research and the findings. It’s all about stress and how you perceive it and therefore how it affects you. This is a MUST watch! Turn you stress into a positive force

Your Body is Your Paintbrush and Other Weekend Reading

Body image

Your Body is Your Paintbrush Not Your Masterpiece – I love this article and it’s a great reminder of how valuable your body is and why you should treat it well. Interested in the psychology of fashion?  Here are some interesting facts. Sal at Already Pretty discusses why caring about your appearance is part of self-care […]

What It’s Like to Be an Introvert and Other Weekend Reading

I’m an introvert. In fact if you know about Myers Briggs Psychological Typing, I’m and INTJ. I find crowds difficult. I prefer one on one or very small groups when interacting. Sure I’m happy to get up and speak to hundreds of people, but I need you to come and talk to me afterwards, don’t […]

How We Really Need to Think about Weight Loss and Other Weekend Reading

Why are we scared of feeling hungry

The other day I was talking to a client about weight loss.  She mentioned how she was in the process of losing weight, using a system of pre-packaged foods, but she felt hungry all the time, so was finding it really hard.  Given that this company advertises that you won’t feel hungry, as do many […]

How to Give Yourself a Face Lift with Colour

Face lift with colour

  Sometime ago I created a video that shows you how to get rid of your double chins.  Last week during our colour analysis training I was showing our students how black creates shadows around the jaw and creates a double chin and they were amazed at what a difference the colour made to the […]

Not Aging, Evolving

A green two-way street sign pointing to the Past and Future

Aging most commonly is seen as  negative and gets a really bad rap.  We usually don’t see aging as a positive word, yet so many great things come with age. I love that as an adult I get to make so many choices about how I live my life.    Aging has given me more […]

Exercises to Improve Your Life

Today you can find some easy exercises to help you fix all those niggly little problems, like the hunch you get from sitting at your computer way too much and that horrid lower back pain. I’ve contributed a short video too about another niggly problem that many women experience and how I manage it. Check […]

My Weight Loss Journey with the 5:2 Diet

5 2 diet

As many of you are aware, I’ve lost a significant amount of weight in the past 7 months. 15kg (33 pounds) to be exact, not including the just under 1kg loss of my recent breast reduction surgery. As someone who has not been easily slim since I discovered chocolate when I was 15, I’ve always been […]

How to Dress Youthfully But Not Too Young

In this video I answer a common question about how to dress modern and youthfully but without being mutton dressed as lamb.

Body Language: The Power is in Your Hands