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- The Holistic Ingredient.

By sharing my thoughts and experiences around the key ‘holistic ingredients’ fundamental in my path to wellness, I hope to educate, inspire and motivate others to better health.

My Living Blog

New brain research provides 3 tips to reduce anxiety.

How to reduce anxiety

Learn how to move your body in simple ways that can modulate your internal responses to emotional stress, keep you healthy, more relaxed and reduce anxiety.

CTC therapy for weight loss and healing your relationship with food.

CTC therapy for weight loss

The incredible CTC therapy for weight loss program that will change the way you feel about yourself, your body and the food that you eat - for life.

8 ways to work out your body without your wallet.

When did it become so socially normal to spend thousands on fitness every year? Here are 8 clever ways to exercise for free (and have a lot of fun doing it).

Activities to create your morning ritual and set your day on fire.

a morning ritual

Discover what you should be including in your morning routine to unleash it's true power and set fire to your day.

The benefits of walking (the superfood of exercise).

Benefits of walking

Learn how just 20 minutes a day will give you the full benefits of walking - greater strength, lower health risks and literally more happiness!

The super affordable, super achievable 28 day health & wellness challenge.

The 28 day Fernwood Fitness Breakthru nutrition and exercise program that will inspire you to reach your health and fitness goals, as trialled by THI.

The five health benefits of pets (and the happiest of Mother's Days to other fur mums)

Not only do they offer unconditional love and companionship, household pets offer a myriad of health benefits. Find out about my 'happy drug' of choice here.

How to Rewire Your Brain For Peak Performance and Happiness

CTC founder, Joanne Antoun sets out the seven simple steps to rewire your brain for peak performance and happiness.

My 30 Day Clean Eats Challenge

 

As many of you know, particularly those who follow my daily food consumption on Instagram and Facebook, I am nearing the end of a (self-imposed) 30 day 'clean eats challenge'.

A post illness 'body restoration' program commences...and with it a whole lot more self-love.

I recently commenced a post chronic illness 'body restoration' program in an effort to restore my body shape to a point where I feel at my absolute peak.  Two weeks in and I'm already feeling so much more in control and at peace with my body.

Shan Cooper chats about exercise and shares her stunning Key Lime Tart recipe.

I've invited Shan Cooper, one of my very favourite 'instagrammers', to share her thoughts on health and exercise. This lady is nothing short of inspirational.

“Just saying...

... Having an alternating hot and cold shower is better for you than any skin moisturizer you could apply. When you have a hot shower the blood rushes to the skin to keep the body temp down. When cold, it rushes back towards the stomach to maintain the core body temp (of approx. 98.6%) - so the blood is constantly flushing your skin."

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Showers.

... Coconut oil is fantastic for skin conditions including eczema and psoriasis and reduces the appearance of fine lines. It also makes for a dreamy hair treatment. Whack a couple of tablespoons into dry hair and let it soak in for about 20 minutes. Beautiful."

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Coconut Oil.

... Love the one you’re with and love yourself some more. And if you’re not in a relationship consider how lucky you are that you have SO much love to shower – all over yourself!"

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Living Love.

... A good quality yoghurt containing live and active cultures, contains on average 20 percent more protein than the same volume of milk. Look out for brands that provide at least eight to ten grams of protein per serving."

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Living Yoghurt.

... Social support has been linked to a lower risk of heart disease, so keeping your social networks alive may well benefit your ticker over time. No excuses then - go call your bestie quick sticks!"

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Friends.

... Ease occasional indigestion by sipping on peppermint tea after your meal. Peppermint improves the flow of bile, which moves food through the digestive tract more quickly. "

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Peppermint Tea.

... Green tea can help rev up your workout. The antioxidants and caffeine contained within increase the metabolic generation of heat. Drink a cup 10 minutes before exercising. "

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Green Tea.

... To ease stress and prepare for bed, soak in a hot bath spiked with lavender essential oil. Play soothing music and let the day drift away..."

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Lavender Essential Oil.

... Dry eyes? Try increasing your seafood intake. Salmon, sardines and mackerel contain omega-3 fatty acids which the body uses to produce tears. Consume higher amounts of these fats and say bye to dry eyes."

There's a yummy recipe for Salmon Pizza in my eBook, A Nourishing Kitchen!

Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Salmon.

... Dry skin? Go Avocado! They’re rich in monounsaturated fat and vitamin E, both of which promote healthy skin. Add half an avo to your smoothie, or smash one up on gluten free toast."

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Amy Crawford - tips, just saying... Avocado.