Does Alternative Health Need To Step Up?

one small step for alternative health… I was giddy with excitement at last nights Third Metric event hosted by the Huff Post and the rather fabulous Arianna Huffington. I’d been invited on the premise that it was something to do with health but I wasn’t quite prepared for what I was about to hear. […]

July 31st, 2013|My Blog|0 Comments

Can Women Have It All? Introducing the Third Metric

who am I again? Arianna Huffington has called for a 3rd women’s revolution. Women need to reclaim their lives because burn out is no longer an option. Success is no longer just about the money and power, it now includes wellbeing to As an alternative health expert the wellbeing thing I know about, I work with it, I teach it, and I believe I am pretty hot on walking my talk. But here’s the problem. A year ago my business partner Laura and I expanded our business. We franchised out our brand and are in the process of opening a wellness centre so time has been a luxury I haven’t had for the past 12 months and I have literally run myself ragged. […]

July 31st, 2013|My Blog|0 Comments

Raw Strawberry and Vanilla Cheesecake

We love this incredibly tasty and healthy RAW dessert by the wonderful Rebecca Kane at Shine on Raw Ingredients Base 1 ½ cups of ground almonds 3 Tbsp melted coconut oil ¼ cup agave syrup 1 Tbsp vanilla extract ½ teaspoon salt Topping 1 ½ cup cashew nuts – soaked for 4 hours ½ cup [...]

July 23rd, 2013|Desserts, Recipes|0 Comments

When Organic is a Must – The Dirty Dozen

smells like…. an apple? One of the biggest things I go on about in my clinic is getting clients to eat more fruit and vegetables. And I always recommend organic. Unfortunately our intensively farmed, pesticide treated soils aren’t what they used to be. Fruit and veg no longer contains the levels of the oh so important vitamins and minerals that we need to keep our bodies doing their thing and this is contributing to the increase in illness and disease that we are experiencing. I also hear its not always possible to eat a 100% organic lifestyle and so I read with interest the study by Americas Environmental Working Group (EWG) who buy a load of fruit and veg each year and analyse the pesticide content so identify the good, the bad and the ugly. […]

July 18th, 2013|My Blog|2 Comments