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February 17, 2020

Simple Healthy Habits of Wonderful Women

Health and happiness mean something different to everyone – it’s ‘bio-individual’ as we call it. And so, to tap into this idea

January 28, 2020

Tips to Actually Achieve Your Goals in 2020

In January most of us take the time to write down our New Year Resolutions aka our New Year Goals. We feel charged up by the new year, and our lists a

July 25, 2019

What is holistic health and how can it help you

While food truly does have the power to change everything, health is so much more than what you eat. All areas of your life impact your health and hap

October 17, 2018

5 Potent YouTube Video Workouts for Legs

I recently did a personal 100 Days of Daily Exercise challenge and tried many different workout videos along the way. YouTube became one of my be

February 3, 2020

12 Simple Steps to Improve your Health and Wellbeing

Many people put a lot of pressure on themselves to improve their health. They set big goals for themselves like never eat sugar again or lose 10 kg or

December 14, 2019

What is a Health Coach and how can one help you?

Are you on a quest to live your happiest, healthiest life? Are you looking for more support in reaching your health and wellness goals? A Health Coach

November 27, 2019

How to Stay Strong in Times of Uncertainty and Change.

Are you going through a time of uncertainty and change? Are you perhaps moving cities, leaving a job or a toxic relationship? Whatever it is, during t

October 12, 2019

5 Ways to Stay Motivated when You’re Feeling Burnt Out

Have you been pushing yourself really hard and starting to feel burnt out? How are you feeling? Tired? Exhausted? Uninspired? Unmotivated? Down?

September 19, 2019

7 Ways to Break Free of Sugar Cravings and Get Your Life Back

Are you battling sugar cravings? Sick of feeling like you have no will power when it comes to sugar? It’s everywhere… Cookies, soft drinks, ice cr

August 20, 2019

[How to] Set Goals and Change Your Life

Years ago, I decided to be braver and bolder, and started to set much clearer goals. And, by getting clear on what I wanted to achieve and taking

June 22, 2019

6 Easy Smoothie Recipes to Kickstart your Day

I’ve never been much into smoothies, and have always preferred eating food whole. However, having a fresh smoothie for breakfast in the morning

Day Trips from Rome: Beach Day in Sperlonga

If you're coming to Rome in warmer months and love the beach, consider doing a Day Trip to Sperlonga Beach. It's a little further than some other beaches, but it's well worth the trek. Sperlonga is a blue flag beach and the water is clear and beautiful. It's a lovely beach lover's day trip, out of the bustle of Rome. Where is Sperlonga? Sperlonga is a pretty seaside town south of Rome....

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Coffee in Rome at Charming Barnum Cafe

Coffee in Rome is definitely a thing. Coffee is of the lifeblood running through this beautiful boot of a country. Or is that too dramatic? I think not, says the coffee addict! When you visit Rome be sure to get your coffee fix. Try lots of different cafes. Have it sitting down at a cafe, and standing up at a bar like most locals do. Celebrate the coffee when in...

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Simple Sauteed Artichoke Recipe

In springtime, the artichokes come out in Italy. In Rome, you'll start seeing Romanesco Artichokes displayed in most of the supermarkets. These veggies are hard to resist, with their pretty flower design and greenish-purple colours. They do take a little extra time to prepare, but they're worth it. Here is a super tasty and simple sauteed artichoke recipe to enjoy as a side dish or eaten simply alone. Look at this beautiful display...

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From the Earth: Artichokes

Artichokes caught my attention when I moved to Italy. When Artichoke season comes along, you'll start seeing more and more of these pretty veggies out on display. Back home in South Africa, I didn't pay much attention to these pretty veggies. However, here in Rome, when the artichokes come out, they are difficult to ignore. Seasonal eating in Italy is part of life here. It is awesome, making me feel that little...

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