You’ve finished dinner and you are watching TV or you are on your computer. Suddenly you get this urge to go to the kitchen and look for something. You look in every cupboard and think: “mmh what I am in the mood for?”. Then you remember this yummy snack that accidently slipped into your shopping … Continue reading Do you snack in the evenings?
Did you know that being overweight or living unhealthily increases your risk of many lifestyle related diseases, like autoimmune diseases, cancer, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, depression, and obesity. Did you know that there are things you can do that would really help you lose weight and hence decrease the risk of getting sick. Here … Continue reading 5 secrets to healthy living and weight loss
It has come to my attention that people don’t know what I do, so I will try to clarify in this blog post. In short, I am a Health Coach and I help people live a more healthy life. I work holistically and look at all areas of your life. We talk about your relationships, … Continue reading What is it I do??
You want to lose weight. You decide that tomorrow you will start eating healthy and start exercising. You promise yourself that this time you will stick to it. Finally, you decide not to tell anyone about it. Because “what if I fail…" Does this sound familiar? It certainly does to me. I have lain in … Continue reading Are you keeping it a secret?
By Bettina Schelkle Are you labelling your food? I mean not labelling it by adding a sticker with 'contains additives' or 'may cause allergic reactions' to it, but labelling your food and what you eat as 'good' and 'bad'? Or do you hold other beliefs about food like ‘gluten is the devil’, ‘sugar is evil’ … Continue reading Why you should stop labelling your food ‘good’ and ‘bad’
Did you know that Europe had the second highest proportion of overweight or obese people in 2008, behind the United States? It is estimated that over half of the EU’s population was overweight or obese in 2008. Globally, the share of adults (aged 20 years and over) who were thought to be overweight or obese … Continue reading 9 Weight Loss Myths Busted!
“Honey, do you want dessert?” “No, I am not hungry anymore” What? What does that have to do with anything? I was quite perplexed when my boyfriend answered this to a very simple question. A question I have answered 'YES' to my entire life. Sometimes even thought it was a silly question. Who doesn’t want … Continue reading What I have learnt by living with a skinny person
The report is due in two hours. Or perhaps you’re in the middle of a mid-term exam. Or you’re making sales calls. Suddenly, bam! Around 10:30 a.m. you hit a wall. All you want to do is look out the window. Hmmm…what did you eat for breakfast? I hate to say, “I told you so,” … Continue reading Your mother told you so…
About 6 years ago a friend of mine had found this new fitness program, which she loved, and she insisted that I try it out. For months she was trying to get me to come but it wasn’t until one day when I ran out of excuses that I put on my fitness outfit and … Continue reading What is Boxercise?
…that there is a best time to drink coffee? Apparently drinking coffee right after you wake up is not a good idea. Scientists now say that the best time to drink coffee is 1,5 hours AFTER you wake up. Why? Nature’s way to wake you up in the mornings is to produce lots of cortisol … Continue reading Did you know…