5 Ways to Stop Dieting: Find Freedom From the Weight-Loss Roller Coaster

Do you manage to stick to a diet for a few weeks but then start going off track? Or Are you constantly moving from one diet to the next, struggling with overeating & feeling out of control?​ Maybe you are… Continue Reading >

Body Neutrality: How to Feel Confident in Your Own Skin

Have you ever looked in the mirror and felt ashamed of your reflection? Or hated your body? Or have you ever looked in the mirror and felt beautiful, confident and accepted? We can put so much emphasis on our outward… Continue Reading >

What Happens to our Bodies and Brains Without Sufficient Sleep

By Dr. Harvey Karp   Not getting enough ZZZs does more than make us groggy and grouchy—it greatly impacts our physical and mental health…and our ability to parent. Whether you’ve got an infant snoozing in a cot at your bedside—or… Continue Reading >

Body-Confidence 101: A Psychologist Shares her Guide to Self-Acceptance

The concept of ‘self-acceptance’ can sometimes have you thinking of yoga retreats, hour-long baths or pamper weekends. In essence though, ‘self-acceptance’ when it comes to body image is about developing a kind, accepting and respectful relationship with our bodies, including… Continue Reading >

Matrescence; the transition from Maiden to Mother

The shift from maiden to mother begins here. You can feel it, the delicious contrast between the dull ache and excitement for what is to come. In the days that followed my first birth, I only felt comfortable within the… Continue Reading >

How To Get Your Toddler To Sleep

By Dr Sandy Hopper   What most parents remember about the hazy, first days of having a newborn is not just the incredible feeling of love for their new baby, but the seemingly endless sleepless nights; those 2 am feeds… Continue Reading >

Overcoming Stagnation in our Life

By Krissy Regan The Wellness Poet   Do you sometimes feel like you are not moving forward? In this article I discuss the idea of Stagnation, and ways we can overcome it. This past 2 months I’ve felt myself stagnate… Continue Reading >

3 Tips to help Build  Body Confidence in Children

Anne Poirier Shaping Perspectives…A Woman’s Way to Joy   Just the other day I received a text from a past client that said:“I am finally at peace with my body, and today my daughter came home from Kindergarten and told… Continue Reading >

The tempting thing to actually avoid when your child reports comments about their body

By Sarah Smith of Bayside Dietetics www.baysidedietetics.com.au or Facebook page Bayside Dietetics   Maya (identifying details in this story have been changed) came to see me regarding her son this week. With the return to school, she was feeling anxious… Continue Reading >

The lowdown on how to care for the body when reducing lactose.

Tummy troubles associated with milk? Is it best to avoid milk altogether or try lactose free? Why is lactose free milk so sweet and does that mean it’s high in sugar? By Sarah Smith of Bayside Dietetics www.baysidedietetics.com.au Facebook Bayside… Continue Reading >