Alignment; the easier (more powerful) way to detox

x After a week of detoxing, Ayurveda style through Panchakarama, it got me thinking whether we need to focus more on daily ‘aligning’ through food and lifestyle, rather than doing crash-course detoxes periodically to restore our balance. x The need for a continuation of the gentle, more harmony inducing choices, relative to food and lifestyle, […]

The Beauty Within Self-Care

As I write to you I’m sat in a little poky room in India, with a less than desirable bathroom and currently no AC because, despite my asking, no-one seems to be in a hurry to ‘fix’ anything around here.  Now, in a huge dose of irony, the reason I’m here; to ‘fix’ myself. In […]

Cosmic Supplementation; my essential adaptogen for emotional sanity & a BeUtiful Body

As a nutritionist I love the idea of ‘eating’ our medicine, choosing food over supplements as much as possible.  However, a little intelligent supplementation can sometimes become a matter of essential self-care, especially through times of heightened cosmic and emotional energies… Holy Basil Also known as Tulsi, and “The Incomparable One”, holy basil is an […]

LIVEHEALTHY.ae Article: Ditch the Diet and BeU

I first met Ann Marie in Abu Dhabi whilst she was working for The National newspaper, what feels like, years ago now!  We actually only had one nutrition session together but that was all she needed to find her way, I guess that’s the beauty of helping people to connect with their own body wisdom […]

Fasting Wisdom

For my friends who are fasting during this Holy month… I’ve intentionally not shared this until you’ve settled into your new routine of eating and sleeping, and all the usual do’s and don’ts of quick-fire sound-bite advice about how to fast in healthy ways have come and gone. I was reading a quote a few […]

Why Comfort Eating is a Tool for Self-LOVE

Our instinct to eat for comfort is undeniable, I haven’t come across a single person that doesn’t acknowledge, at least on some level, the comfort that eating something you enjoy can bring.  Taken to the extreme, if you’ve been stranded on a mountain in the freezing cold for a few days, a bowl of hot […]