Not following your intuition might be contributing to your IBS

On first impressions:⠀Do you know that feeling of distrust or recoil when you meet a stranger, even one who is behaving impeccably? If you don’t, it’s probably because you override seemingly inexplicable intuitions about people, preferring to concentrate on more rational ways of judging them.⠀Do you agree?⠀Do you find it hard, or easy to trust…

Coffee-free September Challenge!

If you have been following me since the beginning of the year, you’ll see that I’ve talked extensively about how coffee has benefits as well as downfalls on our physiology – some of us experience the pits of coffee a bit more than others.⠀I’m one of these people 🙋🏻‍♀️⠀I made the decision to give up…

𝑻𝒊𝒓𝒆𝒅 𝒐𝒇 𝒉𝒂𝒗𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝑷𝑪𝑶𝑺, 𝑷𝑴𝑺, 𝑶𝒗𝒂𝒓𝒊𝒂𝒏 𝑪𝒚𝒔𝒕𝒔, 𝑴𝒂𝒏-𝒃𝒐𝒐𝒃𝒔, 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒐𝒕𝒉𝒆𝒓 𝑯𝒐𝒓𝒎𝒐𝒏𝒂𝒍 𝑰𝒎𝒃𝒂𝒍𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆𝒔? 𝑪𝒉𝒆𝒄𝒌 𝒐𝒖𝒕 𝒘𝒉𝒂𝒕’𝒔 𝒈𝒐𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒐𝒏 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉 𝒚𝒐𝒖𝒓 𝒈𝒖𝒕.

Yes, again and again. Did you know that people who suffer from the above generally have large numbers of bad bacteria in their gut? These bad bacteria strains release enzymes which put back together broken down, used oestrogen and then recirculate them in your system 🤢 That means not only is your metabolism and detoxification…

Why & How Microorganisms Can Be Messing With Your Mood

Why & how microorganisms can be messing with your mood⠀If we have an imbalanced environment in our gut, this is what could be causing it:⠀-a nasty bacterial strain (bad bacteria). Look at your daily diet (diet drinks, sugar, trans fats, processed foods, chemicals, synthetic oestrogens, etc), OR have you recently had an upset stomach after…

Your Food & Your Mood – Part 2

Inflammation (eating inflammatory foods which launch an immune response).⠀Eating foods which have been proven to be inflammatory like dairy, peanuts & gluten can increase inflammation in the body. So if you’re feeling a bit sad, cheese & bread aren’t going to help.⠀Additionally, are you eating foods which you know your body doesn’t react well to?…

The Mood & Relaxation Series

I’ve dedicated the next few days’ posts to topics surrounding our mood.⠀We can’t do much to control the national or global circumstances, but we have a lot of power in deciding what we want in our internal world and immediate environment.⠀I’ve prepared posts on:⠀-breathing exercises which can instantly shift the body from fight or flight…

Side Effects & Signs/Manifestations of Having Low Stomach Acid

In relation to yesterday’s post, I thought it was important to highlight some of the signs and side effects of not having enough/any stomach acid. -your hair/nails aren’t growing properly. -you feel knackered, a lot. -when you eat meat or animal products, it feels like food just gets stuck in your gut for ages –…

Stomach acid 101

Did you know that when we eat a meal which contains protein, our body sends a hormonal signal to the stomach to start releasing a highly acidic solution in order to chemically digest our meal?⠀The acidity content of our stomach acid is so high, that if it was exposed on to your skin, it would…