5 simple strategies to combat stress

5 simple strategies to combat stress

What should you eat and do when feeling stressed…. Is there a way to combat stress with ease, without adding more pressure to your already challenged body and mind?

The quick answer is, YES, there is and it doesn’t need to cost too much money or time. But, before I get into the nitty gritty of how to do that, we need to be clear on one thing. When you want your body to perform and that’s exactly what you’re asking from yourself in these vulnerable moments, you need to feed it right.

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How to eat vegan when on holiday

How to eat vegan when on holiday

The long expected break is here! Your bags are packed so you can leave in the next few days. But together with the excitement of new adventures you may be wondering how to eat vegan when on holiday.

Let’s face it, skipping animal products at home where you easily control what’s in your fridge and on your plate is one thing. But when it comes to eating this way while abroad, it can be a challenge.

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How to find time to eat healthy

How to find time to eat healthy

The alarm goes off and your daily routine has begun – lunches and snacks for the kids – check, getting them ready for school -check, iron your clothes for work – check. While nibbling on a bar on your way to work, you suppress that ever returning thought – “I need to find more time to eat healthy. ”

Then, while making a quick cup of coffee at work you’re thinking that tomorrow you’ll get up earlier so you can spare a few extra minutes to have some proper breakfast.

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How to use food to improve your mood

How to use food to improve your mood

As the New Year started to unfold and the usual routine has kicked in, you may start feeling blue. It may be the clouds covering the sky, sunless days and pouring rain or those sensitive days before your period that makes you feel depressed.

But, if you also notice your energy is depleting fast and life doesn’t have its bright colours it used to, you may want to pay attention to your soul.

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Want to quit eating meat? Succeed before you start

Want to quit eating meat? Succeed before you start

I remember the storm of thoughts going through my head when I first thought of quitting eating meat. Deep down I knew that was something I’ve always wanted to try but the realistic me was concerned about practicality and the comfort of what I’d known and was used to until then.

In addition, I also feared the judgment I’d receive from my family, friends and people around. So I went on quietly.

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