Not Sleeping? Discover 7 Ways to Get to the Bottom of What’s Keeping You Awake

InsomniaAhhhh….. that illusive sleep.

If you’re familiar with the infomercials on free-to-air-TV that run all night, you’ll know what I’m talking about.

And the busier and more stressed you are, the more difficult getting a great night’s restful sleep can be – just when you need it the most.

Sleep is a basic human need (like water), so it’s important to ensure that good quality sleep is at the top of your priorities.  Read More »

7 Tips for Busy Women to Boost Mood and Health in Winter

WinterHave you ever noticed that some people handle the colder months so much better than others?  What about you?

We are right into the winter months here where I live – it’s cold!  And, as the days get shorter and colder, even the best of us can feel a little down.

“Winter blues” is a general term that describes the mild depression, lack of motivation and low energy that many people experience when the weather turns nasty.Read More »

Discover 4 Common Illnesses That Are Driven by Stress


Being sick can be a pain, literally! Everyone experiences being sick at some time or another. And, everyone experiences stress.  In fact, life is full of low-grade daily stress.  But it’s when stress mounts up, or is compounded by an unexpected event, that we get tipped over the edge and then not only our mood, but our health suffers. It’s when your body has been under stress for some time, that our coping mechanisms are compromised and we leave ourselves open to illness.  And, it’s when we don’t get on top of our stress that common conditions are driven deeper into disease, both chronic and severe.Read More »

8 Reasons Behind Overwhelm and How to Get Going Again

OverwhelmI used to think that being overwhelmed was just a normal feeling from doing too much with not enough time to get it all done.

Something that would go away as I worked through endless “to-do lists”.

Now, I realise that overwhelm is not a natural or healthy state – it’s part of our stress response to tell us that we are not coping.   Sometimes it just doesn’t go away, but develops into deeper states such as anxiety, hopelessness, depression and illness.

Overwhelm is usually accompanied by its good friend “procrastination”, and there the party begins.  ĵRead More »