My Morning Walk

Over 4 years ago I moved out of London to the countryside. After spending my whole life living in cities (first Sydney, then London) I was craving more space, greenery and a different pace of life. It’s been for the better. I could write a whole book on the benefits I’ve experienced from changing my living location. But one of the best things to come out of it is my morning walk. Everyday after I have breakfast I’ll go for a walk accompanied by my dog, Rox.  Regardless of the weather, we’ll make our way around the fields and forest and typically walk for about an hour. So why do I … [Read more...]

It’s Not About The Food

PART 1 Being a nutritionist it seems logical that when someone comes to see me, the first thing I need to do is work on their diet. But the more I work with people, the more I see that it is not all about the food. While food is incredibly important, often it is not the most important thing to start with. To make sense of this, I ask myself ‘is the persons diet the cause of their current situation or is it a symptom?’ When the diet is the cause of someone’s issues, things are generally straightforward. We go through their current health issues, how they are currently eating and make … [Read more...]

Meeting Your Needs

I've always been fascinated by what makes people tick. Why do people make the decisions that they do, either consciously or unconsciously? While I was studying nutrition I took a course in Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP). Like anything, unless your practise and use it, it doesn’t grow or improve. For the last couple of years understanding nutrition has taken centre stage and while I use bits and pieces of NLP it hasn’t been where I would like it to be. Lately I have been seeing a lot more clients where it is not so much about the food. There are other things going on in their lives (and … [Read more...]