Ho ho ho! Christmas is just around the corner with only 4 sleeps to go. While 'tis definitely the season to be jolly, it's also the season we tend to experience the most stress - these last few days before Christmas are absolutely mental. People run, people push and shove, they do not look where … Continue reading How To Stay Balanced This Christmas
Food is just food - this is hard to understand after all the craze about healthy eating. While I do blog about health benefits of foods and healthy eating habits, I no longer support the idea that every single thing we eat should be entirely "healthy" and all the mortal pleasures must be denied because … Continue reading How to Establish Healthy Relationship with Food
Healthy body is impossible without healthy mind. Healthy eating doesn't mean healthy relationship with food. Without healthy relationship with food you cannot have healthy mind and healthy body. It's almost as simple as 1+1, yet some of us get 0 instead of 2. In my previous post I shared my experience of (mild?) orthorexia. It … Continue reading Dangers of a Good Diet Pt. II: Recognising Orthorexia Nervosa
I will tell you my story. And I am sure that many people can relate. I know at least a few people who do exactly the same thing I used to do, whether they see it as a problem or not. I experimented with my eating habits a lot. I went from coke and pizza … Continue reading Dangers of a Good Diet
You know that moment when you buy a box of chocolates for the time when somebody comes over for tea. You put it away on the top shelf so that you can't just effortlessly reach for it. You sit down satisfied with your willpower. Life is great. You are great. And then the evening comes … Continue reading How to Avoid Sweet Temptation
Long ago I wrote a post on why you shouldn't really try to supress your hunger but rather implement some strategies that help your body work efficiently and achieve maximum satiety, as well as keep hunger under control, because hunger is really just a tool that the body uses to let us know that it needs more fuel. There … Continue reading Smart Weight Loss, Hunger-Free. Rule No. 1
Detox diets appear to be pretty popular these days, people spend tons of money on detox teas and supplements, while others make money selling them. It is also an extremely controversial topic, with one side of people implementing detox diets in their lifestyles and other side rejecting all things detox. Which side is right and … Continue reading What is Detox and Do We Need It?