Getting back on track 

Throughout lockdown, I’ve not been great with my sugar consumption. In the past, I would have beaten myself up about it, felt guilty for having a ‘treat’, for eating ‘bad’ food. But the reality is, food is food. It is made to be enjoyed and in times like this, it is important to be kind to ourselves and eat what makes us feel good and happy in that moment, but importantly what isn’t going to aggravate a challenging situation later. The way I look at it right now is, I make go

What a day!

Trouble maker Noun: a person who habitually causes difficulty or problems, especially by inciting others to defy those in authority. I started my day with a message saying “you are my queen and I worship the ground you walk on” for getting stuck into a project. I spent the middle of the day feeling like I was in the middle of a nightmare that would continue my legacy of being a troublemaker, shit-stirrer, difficult woman. Choose the name you’d like to give it, you get the poi

Closing the chapter: why intrinsic goal setting and motivation are important

Today I’m having a bit of a weird day. For the last year I have been studying to become a Nutrition Coach and it has been absolutely fascinating. This is hands down the best decision I have made in my life because it was a decision for me, it wasn’t guided by money, career, or other people. It was guided by me and my overwhelming desire to learn more and do something that would benefit me. Anything else that was to follow would be a cheeky bonus and was not predetermined. And

Closing the chapter: why intrinsic goal setting and motivation are important

Today I’m having a bit of a weird day. For the last year I have been studying to become a Nutrition Coach and it has been absolutely fascinating. This is hands down the best decision I have made in my life because it was a decision for me, it wasn’t guided by money, career, or other people. It was guided by me and my overwhelming desire to learn more and do something that would benefit me. Anything else that was to follow would be a cheeky bonus and was not predetermined. And

What I learnt doing a 500 burpee workout

Don’t do it. But really: It’s like any other big task in life. You need to break it down into manageable chunks, make a plan and then stick to it. I planned to break it into sets of 20 and score it off on my sheet of paper. I stopped after 40, then got confused and overwhelmed. Sound familiar? Like so many things, the start and the end are easy. At the start you’re fresh, motivated and full of hope. At the end, there is light at the end of the tunnel, you can see how far you’

What I learnt doing a 500 burpee workout

Don’t do it. But really: It’s like any other big task in life. You need to break it down into manageable chunks, make a plan and then stick to it. I planned to break it into sets of 20 and score it off on my sheet of paper. I stopped after 40, then got confused and overwhelmed. Sound familiar? Like so many things, the start and the end are easy. At the start you’re fresh, motivated and full of hope. At the end, there is light at the end of the tunnel, you can see how far you’