Sugar, anxiety and insomnia…and other tips to get you to sleep better tonight!

I have always been able to switch off my bedside light and fall asleep within minutes. Even on my travels, often sleeping in youth hostels sharing rooms, it wasnt an issue for me. Ever. When my son turned one a year ago, it changed. For his 1st year I slept well in between multiple nightContinue reading “Sugar, anxiety and insomnia…and other tips to get you to sleep better tonight!”

My sugar detox journal…hidden sugars to watch out for!

I finished my 21 days of trying my best to go off sugar. Although I am happy with my progress,  I am not entirely happy with how the 21 days went. Why?  I had about 4 “cheat” days I didn’t cut out ALL sugar (for example: Honey, fruit and certain refined carbs) I don’t thinkContinue reading “My sugar detox journal…hidden sugars to watch out for!”

My sugar detox journal – this is hard!

I am currently on day 15 of my 21 DAY attempt to detox myself from sugar. The first 10 days were relatively easy for me – I think it was due to my human will power doing fairly well initially…  Then my old habits started to taunt me… Let me explain: I am a stay atContinue reading “My sugar detox journal – this is hard!”

What the sugar?? My sugar detox journal…

I am doing a sugar detox for 21 days. I am currently on day 6. Why I decided to do a sugar detox? I feel that I have become addicted to sugar and that it was starting to affect my mood in a negative way. It is a personal mission of mine to achieve mentalContinue reading “What the sugar?? My sugar detox journal…”

Could wheat & sugar be the root cause of your eczema?

Hi everyone!  I hope you are keeping warm in this icy cold weather!  You might be experiencing some skin issues often associated with cold weather – skin can become dry, sensitive and flaky.  In Part 1 & 2 I discussed how sugar and wheat could contribute to skin ageing and acne.  Today in my finalContinue reading “Could wheat & sugar be the root cause of your eczema?”

Does what you eat affect your skin? Part 2 (Acne)

Hello again!  In part 1 of “Does what you eat affect your skin”- I discussed sugar, wheat and how these could potentially cause a lot of damage showing up as skin ageing – all the things that we DON’T want to see when we look in the mirror!  Today I am going to share with youContinue reading “Does what you eat affect your skin? Part 2 (Acne)”

DOES WHAT YOU EAT AFFECT YOUR SKIN? – Part 1

This has been a question that’s been asked for years by clients as well as skin care professionals. I remember as a student, we were told that it’s an absolute myth that what you eat like for example junk food, dairy or sugar can affect your skin. Well, luckily since then we have moved on andContinue reading “DOES WHAT YOU EAT AFFECT YOUR SKIN? – Part 1”