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Four simple words to lose weight

Ok I will admit it, I am an overweight middle aged woman and I need to lose weight. Ooh that is a bit painful to read on the screen. Did I really write that! Yes I did and unfortunately the truth really hurts. My waist circumference has gradually been increasing for a number of years […]

The 10 minute rule

The 10 minute rule is one that I obey every single day. This rule is one of the key things that gets me out of bed every morning. With out this rule I know I would be not be the happy healthy person I am today. To find out more about the 10 minute rule […]

Shape your environment – the key to losing weight

  Shaping your environment to create the right headspace is a vital key to losing weight. Over the past couple of years I have fashioned an environment that has been anything but conducive to supporting a healthy lifestyle. Working seven days a week sustaining two jobs has been mentally and physically draining. Spending two hours […]

10 000 steps – easy peasy!

I received an activity tracker for Christmas. One that you sync with an app on your phone and it tells you how active you have been during the day and even how well you slept at night. I had an inkling that my level of activity wasn’t quite what it should be, despite exercising every […]

Radio 99.7 Saturday 15 November 2014

In this week’s health and happiness hour we discuss the following topics: The 5/2 diet – what is it, what are the benefits and should you follow it Happiness and holidays – are holidays the key to happiness Believing in yourself – is this important and why should you do it Be happy, colour the […]

Radio 99.7 Saturday 23 Sep 2014

In this week’s episode I interview Kylie from Kylie’s Courage. Kylie lost an amazing 66kg over two years and she shares part of her journey on Radio 99.7 The start of Kylie’s journey Tackling the ‘food’ issue and the defining point in her journey The role of exercise in Kylie’s weight loss I hope you enjoy […]

My Number One Tip to Living Longer and Being Happier

There is a growing body of evidence that you just can’t ignore; the more consistently you move your body every single day the more you reduce your morbidity and mortality. What’s even more important though is that whilst you are increasing your time on this planet, through regular exercise, you are also increasing the quality […]

Hate exercising? Two tips to get you moving!

We all know that we need to move our bodies to stay healthy and happy but what do you do if you hate exercising? When you dislike something it is very hard to make yourself do it, yet alone keep doing it. Exercise is one of those things that takes time, effort, energy and mental application. […]

Good posture – a vital component of happiness!

              Did you know that the state of your posture can have a profound effect on your happiness? Research has proven that if you stand tall, open your chest up and pull your shoulders back you will be healthier, more confident and yes happier! Good posture however, is something […]

My Happiness Hero

“It is not the critic who counts…the credit belongs to those in the arena…who at best know in the end the triumph of high achievement; and at worst, if they fail while daring greatly; so that their place shall never be with those timid souls who knew neither victory or defeat” Theodore Roosevelt It’s 4.30am […]