#1 top tip for lifelong weight-loss

Over the years one of the best tips I have shared with my weight-loss clients is just to have breakfast.  It seems to be the simplest and most effective change that you can make if you don’t already have breakfast and you’re struggling to lose weight.  Time and time again clients come back to our one-to-one reviews saying they haven’t really done anything different, except they started having breakfast, yet…

4 Top tips for losing the baby weight

  I was originally planning to write this post once I’d got back down to my pre-pregnancy weight.  I’m not quite there yet – still a couple of pounds off what I would call my ‘happy’ weight – although I don’t think things are going to be just as they were before!  However I came across a ‘news’ article online the other day celebrating someone for losing their baby weight within…

How to really enjoy food in 3 steps

Over the years I’ve come across so many people with a kind of ‘love-hate’ relationship with food.  They love to eat it, but they associate it with gaining weight, particularly the treat foods, and some even say they ‘gain weight just looking at food’!  I’ve always loved food, but as someone who is normally reasonably slim (I won’t tell you how much I’ve gained during my pregnancy!) I often find…

The problem with perfectionism

Why do we often strive for perfection when we’re clearly setting ourselves up to ‘fail’?  I’m very much guilty of this – particularly over the last couple of weeks; I’m finding I’m a little slower as my pregnancy progresses and I need more rest than normal!  I find myself planning the ‘perfect’ day, where I’m going to start with one activity then finish another before lunch and before I know…