Learn About Your Two Brains and Get Faster Results with Less Stress

Life and Diet Success – Get to Know Your Two Brains – The Logical and The EmotionalDid you know that you have two parts to your brain, one that works on an emotional level and one that uses reasoning and logic?If you have a goal that you’d like to achieve, either a life goal or […]

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Diabetes Success Stories

We’re in the middle of Diabetes Week, and to draw attention to the role diet plays in the management of Type 2 Diabetes, we’d like to introduce two of our lovely members. Most treatments for Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) treat the symptoms rather than the cause. T2D is a disorder of carbohydrate metabolism, where the […]

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Transform Your Body – 75 minutes a week for 8 weeks

If you’re reading this page then it’s likely that you have made previous attempts to change something about your body, whether it’s to get fit, lose weight, change shape, tone up, improve health, or a mixture of all. Maybe you’ve started something new but then soon stopped, leaving you feeling like you’ve failed? Would you […]

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Inspire News July 2017

The last few weeks saw winter with a vengeance. Record lows, freezing winds, and snow in places emphasised our need for warming food. There’s nothing like the smell of a one-pot meal – whether it’s in the oven, on the stove, or in a slow cooker – to comfort, and when the meal is full […]

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Do you have time to lose weight?

Many people claim not to have time to lose weight. Time is one of the commodities that you never seem to have enough of, yet almost every one of us wastes precious minutes (hours?) each day. You probably have a busy life, but it’s likely that you manage to find time for old habits and […]

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Does your identity affect your weight loss results?

A person’s idea of their identity can have a massive influence on their weight loss results. Statements such as “I’m fat” or “I’m a chocoholic” indicate that the person sees their situation as a permanent part of themselves; something that can’t be changed. The logic (illogic?) is tied up with our need to be right. […]

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Weight loss frustration

Weight loss frustration can sabotage the success of the journey. We start bright eyed and bushy tailed, ready to take on the world and full of optimism that this time it will be different. This time we’ll follow our program with discipline, resist temptation, and the weight will steadily fall off. And then reality rears […]

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Cake sells better than steak

Why is it that just about every magazine or book promoting weight loss features a gorgeous image of cake? It seems clear that magazine and book editors believe that cakes sell better than steaks. Is it that people who buy these magazines want to lose weight without losing the very foods that contributed to their […]

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Inspire News June 2017

The cold is really here now, with mornings below freezing and nights perfect for snuggling up with a book, blanket and hot mug of soup. If you haven’t already done so, check out our Simply Soups and Stews recipe book. It’s perfect timing for winter, and the recipes have been tried and tested over the […]

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Injury prevention and weight loss

This is a more personal blog than usual. For the past four years, I’ve had problems with my shoulders. How this relates to weight loss will become evident. My shoulders were nothing too serious, but apparently something quite common for women around the age of 50. It started when I was only 49, so I […]

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