Category: Healthy Topics

To be the perfect woman

Recently I read an interview with a business woman who said that the best thing she ever did for herself was to let go of perfectionism. She was right. Self-oriented perfectionism can be debilitating. As a recovering perfectionist, I know this well. Wikipedia describes the condition as ‘a personality trait characterised by a person’s striving …

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More scientific proof that negative thoughts can kill you, from a Nobel Prize winner! 

Letting go of negativity not only makes you happier, it actually helps you live longer too. And healthier! This is the principle my practice is based upon, and here’s yet another piece of scientific proof. Elisabeth Blackburn, winner of the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 2009, has found that your mental patterns could be harming …

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France bans extremely thin models

I welcome this new French law, that demands models to provide a doctor’s certificate showing their body mass index is healthy. A previous law, suggesting a minimum BMI, was rejected. I suppose that could have been perceived as dictating what marketable beauty is. But who can be against preventing that anorexia, a serious and often deadly …

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Bleep Bleep. Not tonight, honey.

The invention of ‘the’ pill enormously accelerated women’s liberation. I am grateful to the pharmaceutical industry for that. Unfortunately for many women it has a number of unpleasant side effects. The pill elevates estrogen levels (normally produced by the ovaries and the adrenal glands) that make the body believe it’s already pregnant. The lining of …

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