How Unhappiness Can Create A Negative Cycle of Eating

One of the things I've developed understanding of as an addiction therapist, is the power of  unhappiness to create a negative cycle of eating. People wonder why they've started eating more fattening foods and increasing portion sizes, when their life suggests they need smaller ones, when dealing with a period of inactivity, emotional disconnection or … Continue reading How Unhappiness Can Create A Negative Cycle of Eating

Body Surfing. Why Life Will Be Sweeter Without A Board

When my children were younger, I would sit with them and watch the Australian Lifeguard series Bondi Rescue. Being a lover of all things Australian but at the time having never visited, I didn't understood why it seemed so many people would just stand around in the surf, slightly off shore. Thinking how boring the … Continue reading Body Surfing. Why Life Will Be Sweeter Without A Board

Living & Working Abroad As a A Woman In Her Fifties

I've realised that there have been a couple of differing factors which have meant that I've gone through two completely different experiences when living and working abroad over the last few years. Life hasn't been straightforward since travelling across the globe with my husband and family in 2007. In fact, it changed the direction my … Continue reading Living & Working Abroad As a A Woman In Her Fifties