Self-care is NOT selfish

Self-care is NOT selfish

In case it has slipped your attention, today is the first day of July – which means we are officially halfway through the year. WTF?!If you’re anything like me, this is usually the point at which you start to panic about all the things you haven’t done yet.All those...
No time like the present

No time like the present

I recently took a few days off and headed up the coast with my family for some much-needed rest and relaxation (along with about half the state – nothing like 3 public holidays in a week to trigger a mass exodus from the city!).Now I’m all for holidays and days...
Old habits die hard

Old habits die hard

Today is the first day of autumn here in Australia, and I’ve been looking forward to this day for about four weeks now. Not because of the cooler temps that come with the change in season (although I do love this time of year!) but because it’s the first day of March...
Is alcohol making you fat?

Is alcohol making you fat?

I’ve decided to go alcohol-free this month. Not for any particular reason – I’m not raising money for a worthy cause, although if you need a reason that’s a good one – I just like to lay off the booze for a few months each year. Sometimes it’s because I’m...
Sweet nothings

Sweet nothings

It’s fair to say I’ve had a love/hate relationship with sugar over the years. Unfortunately for me it’s been pretty one-sided – as in, I love sugar but it doesn’t love me back. It leaves me feeling bloated, tired, gassy and worst of all, always wanting more. So giving...