Cut the crap

If you want to move forward in life, you need to cut the crap out of your life. So often we settle for good in stead of being great. We see how far we can get away with things. We want to be in great shape but still we have cheat days, cheat meals or drinking alcohol regularly. We exercise […]

The dangers of food identity

There are so many videos online of people confessing that they are no longer vegan, keto, carnivore or what ever diet they identified themselves with. I call it confession because that is what it looks like. People confessing to a priest or coming out of the closet to your parents during the 80’s. It is that painful to watch. Some […]

Smoking and self sabotage

Nicotine is a painkiller and just like alcohol, sugar and junk food it numbs the pain of your life. Everyone knows that smoking isn’t good for your health. People blame the cigarettes for being addictive, but it is the numbing of pain that is the real addiction. When people get courages and quit smoking, they often replace the smoking with […]

17 Techniques of mind control

How sure are you that your beliefs and opinions are your own? Did you do any research? Where did you hear it from? Was it from the news, the government, an expert, your doctor, a scientist. They must tell the truth, don’t they. They have your best interest at heart. Oh yeah? I know asking yourself these questions, can drive […]

5 ways to improve your energy

1. Drink more water. Your body is made of about 70% of water. A reduction of your optimal water levels by a few percent will directly reduces your energy greatly. Lots of diseases are linked to dehydration as well, like headaches, obesity, muscle cramping, high blood pressure, urine infection and more. Drinking coffee dehydrates you as well as alcohol, but […]

Environmental toxins are making you fat and sick

To think that it is just calories in and calories out to get you in the right shape, is a bit short sighted. There are many other factors that play a role why you can’t lose those pounds. Environmental toxins is one of them. These are pesticides sprayed on your foods, cooking with teflon pans, the toxic sunscreen you put […]

How does overcoming self-sabotage coaching work?

Let’s first start with what is self-sabotage? Self sabotage is any behaviour by which a person destroys or inhibits their own potential for being the best they can be, without really understanding why they are doing it. It often shows up as addictions or in destructive behaviour. Starting a new diet regime, losing 30 pounds and gaining it all back […]

Do you know what’s eating you?

One of the reason why people fall off the “diet” wagon is, because they don’t address their eating habits and believes. They can stick for a while to a certain diet, but then they want to go back to their old habits. Or they have followed their diet all week and now it is weekend and they need a treat. […]

Frying your brain

Everywhere you go these days you see people with ear plugs in, or air pods as they are called. They are handy because you don’t have any fuss with wires that get stuck between your clothes or get caught on door knobs. However handy comes with a high price, because you are frying your brain with radiation. If science already […]

Stop blaming others

These days there is a trend for making other people responsible for your health. If you are not masked up and keep your distance, you can expect a nasty comment or shouted at. “I don’t want to get sick” I heard someone say the other day, telling other people to mask up. The lady in question considers herself “vulnerable” and […]

The weekend saboteur

Weekends are the time when the inner saboteur comes up and trashes your life with alcohol, junk food, drugs, cigarettes, watching endless TV and so on. Why is that? Having time off would mean you can finally work on your dreams, goals and passions. If you hate your job, it is a great time for eduaction and work on yourself […]

Eating according to nature’s cycles

You have probably heard of the expression “ Have breakfast as a King, lunch as a Prince and dinner as a Pauper “. Which means having a good breakfast, make lunch your biggest/heaviest meal of the day and eat light at dinner. This is following the circadium rhythm, which follows the rise and fall of the sun. Having a good […]

5 things that makes you gain weight

There is so much focus these days on what foods to eat or not to eat in order to avoid gaining weight. If the concept of calories in, calories out would be correct than the following 5 items shouldn’t make you gain weight. But they do. 1. Diet coke is proven to gain weight without any calories. 2. Certain medication, […]

Protein bars

Protein bars are great for on the go, as a snack or when travelling. However most protein bars are just junk food. Read the labels. It often contains soy protein, sugars and all kinds of chemical flavors and preservatives. If you make them yourselves you control the ingredients and they taste a lot better as well. These bars are delicious […]

10 things you do not know about coffee

Coffee is often portrait as a healthy drink to kick start your day. However nothing could be further from the truth. Recently I read the book “Caffeine Blues” by Stephen Cherniske. I was a bit shocked about the health implications coffee and caffeine have. Here are just 10 reasons to quit your coffee, but there are a lot more explained […]

Do you want to stop overeating?

First Stop eating junk food and putting poisons in your body (coffee, alcohol, junk food, tap water etc.). Eat organic food as much as possible. Never use a microwave for your food, organic or not. It creates Frankenstein food which your body doesn’t recognize. You need to give your body real nutrition. When it is nourished it will tell you […]

Take charge of your health

Last week it was announced that there is a waiting list of 12 million people in the UK. A lot of postponed surgeries are for hips and knees. Issues that are often caused by accidents, sport activities or being overweight. It is really amazing. It is almost a fifth of the population. It will only become worse because the NHS […]

Nourish your body with old fashion porridge

At the moment I am having a porridge phase. Normally I would be more into smoothies at this time of the year, but with the weather lately I am still on porridge. I transitioned from oatmeal to steelcut oats, also called pinheads. They are the most unprocessed kind of oats and have therefore more nutritional value. You do have to […]

Nutrition for the mind

When we are on our journey to improve our health, we often forget to look at the nutrition we put into our minds. No, this is not about carbs or fats, this is about mental food. The things you listen to and watch every day, all day, affects your health as well. There is a never ending buffet of fear […]

Use real cinnamon to manage blood sugar levels

Cinnamon is a great spice and loved by many. It is a warming spice with lots of health benefits. It has a bit of a sweet taste that makes oatmeal porridge, apple pancakes and fruit in general just taste better without having to add any sugar. Cinnamon helps to stabilize blood sugar levels, has anti inflammatory properties, is loaded with […]

Walking for physical and mental health

Spring has finally arrived. Coming weekend, 28th March, the Summer time starts again and that means longer light in the evenings. That alone already gets you into a better mood. Also it is nice to go for a walk after dinner. Walking has proved to be a great remedy for physical and mental health. Studies have shown that I can […]