How I Manage My Anxiety...

(Scroll down to the bottom for a summary of how I currently manage my anxiety). 

Today is Monday. 

For some reason, on Monday's my anxiety levels always tend to be higher. Don't get me wrong. I love my job (for the most part) and I generally consider myself a very l...

Lyndi Cohen
Why Healthy Is the New Skinny...

This is me wearing my favourite t-shirt! I shared the photo on the left on Dec 2014 and the photo on the right was taken a couple of weeks ago.

You will notice that I've lost weight since the original photo and I wanted to share with you my story with you so you can un...

Lyndi Cohen
Dear me: A letter to my 16-year-old self

For a huge part of my life, food consumed me (instead of the other way round)! I started dieting when I was 11. After a decade of torturing myself to try to lose weight, fit in and be accepted for my size, I finally quit dieting at 21. 

Kathleen Barretto
How to Stop Emotional Eating

I used to be an emotional eater. After a long day, I would turn to food for comfort (typically in private). I'd promise myself that the diet would start again tomorrow. This went on for years and years and I was too ashamed to get help. I wish I spoke out sooner....

Lyndi Cohen
How I Combatted Low Energy

At 17, I moved out of home to go to uni. For the first time, I had to cook all of my own food, but I didn’t really know how to cook! So I stuck to the basics – scrambled eggs, salads, sandwiches, wraps, tins of tuna and beans.

As a result, I never cooked meat. I didn’t...

Lyndi Cohen
Organic Choice Natural Cleaning Products: Review

I spend a lot of time in the kitchen (I think we all do) but sometimes cleaning up can feel like a chore. I also don’t have a dishwasher, so I am forever washing dishes.

There are a lot of companies that use strong chemicals and detergents in their products that isn’t g...

Lyndi Cohen
5 Foods to Supercharge Your Breakfast!

Eating a healthy breakfast is a great way to fuel a busy day, keep you energised and help prevent you from the candy coated vending machine...

When you use these 5 basics, you don’t necessarily need all the super food powders, tea-toxes or alkaline water to have a...

Lyndi Cohen
The 6 Worst Weight Loss Tips

There are so many dodgy weight loss tips circulating the inter-web, but here are the top 6 weight loss tips that are currently frustrating me. We all know there are plenty more, so please add the worst tips you've ever heard to the comment section on my Faceb...

Lyndi Cohen
5 Simple Steps to Drink Less Soft Drink

You don’t need me to tell you that having too much sugar isn’t great for your health! 

When you have too much of the sweet stuff, you’ll notice your mood, energy and blood sugar levels are all over the place. When I have too much sugar, I become more anxious, irrit...

Lyndi Cohen
3 Simple Tips for a Healthy Brekkie Bowl

I've always been a breakfast cereal eater. 

It used to be my go-to snack when I would come home from school. My bowel works slower than a sloth so I need to keep my fibre up to help keep me regular. 

Cereal fibre works some serious magic to keep us regular. 

But...

Lyndi Cohen
5 Foods a Nutritionist NEVER Eats

Curious to know what foods a nutritionist or dietitian never eats? What foods are so bad for you that they should be exiled from your life permanently?

It's very common to see an article listing the foods a nutritionist supposedly would never eat...To be honest? I think...

Lyndi Cohen
Is Too Much Fruit Fattening?

If you're trying to lose weight or be healthy, do you need to avoid or limit your fruit intake? How many pieces should you be having? 

You will have heard it before: "Fruit is fattening", "Fruit is full of sugar", "You shouldn't eat too much fruit or you'll gain weight...

Lyndi Cohen