Blog : diet

January 9, 2020

diet, Food, Goals

Why Dieting is not the answer this New Year

“My Goal this year is to lose 5 kilos” – said millions of women around the world at the beginning of each New Year.

I was one of these women. Time and time again. Year after year. With little thought I would make a New Years resolution that I secretly hoped and prayed would come true. Then I would complete my diligent research and find the best approach to losing …

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November 20, 2019

Body Image, diet, Hypnotherapy

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What’s all the hype with Weight Loss Hypnotherapy?

“What’s all the hype with Weight loss Hypnotherapy?”.  A question I am commonly asked.

I would have laughed out aloud only 2 years ago if you had have told me that I would have been offering Weight Loss Hypnotherapy. It was probably the ONLY method of weight loss that I hadn’t yet attempted in my life. At this point, I had already sworn off dieting, yet even now it sometimes …

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June 7, 2018

Body Image, diet, June 2018

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Why dieting is not the answer

As a women who has spent also two decades attempting to decrease the number on the scale, narrow the size of her waist and ultimately take up less space I personally know a thing or two about this obsession known as dieting.

I tried everything from Weight Watches, Atkins, Cabbage Soup, Low Carb, No Carb to Clean Eating. Dieting was my answer to everything – when I felt guilty for …

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May 20, 2017

diet, Food, health, May 17, Wellness

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How not to be a weirdo around food.

 

Once upon a time I was terrified of fat. I was doing everything in my power to avoid fattening foods. To balance this out I binged on sugary snacks and fruit flavoured yogurt.

Soon carbohydrates were considered evil. I avoided grains at all costs. Even fruit became off limits. I was left feeling bloated and constipated.

Then I jumped on the I quit sugar bandwagon. I would spend hours …

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April 7, 2017

April 2017, Body Image, diet

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What is more important than dieting…

The other day I encountered a little problem. 

I popped on my old work pants and they were super tight. 

I’m talking squatting position followed by a big squeeze-in kinda tight. 

I decided to go for it and continue wearing them throughout my day. However each time I sat down I was reminded of the body-hugging sensation my pants were providing. 

Now ‘old Pip’ would have freaked out, spent the …

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Your Keys to a Powerful Day

There was a time, not so long ago, where I would awaken each morning and just allow my day to happen.

From the moment my alarm went off I would groan to myself ‘Oh I’m so tired’ and then I would proceed to  check my email inbox, social media notifications and WhatsApp messages all within minutes of opening my eyes. This was a surefire recipe for high anxiety levels and …


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