Words of Well-being - Lotus Centre

What’s the secret to success?

As a business owner and coach I’m often asked by new practitioners “What do I need to do to succeed?” Luckily other’s have researched and compiled the date and here’s what it takes to succeed: Business owners who are successful have developed personal attitudes and characteristics that are reflected in their business: They have a

Is fear holding you back?

What is fear? A collection of physical sensations experienced from an emotional response to a perceived threat. The collection of physical sensations we label as fear or anxiety are often labelled as unpleasant signalling an immediate threat of harm, pain or danger. Fear tells us to pay attention, and prepares us for or induces the

Thai Fish Pie

THAI FISH PIE This recipe combines the goodness of fish with sweet potato in a winter warming, comfort dish. It’s always a hit at my place! Salmon is a great source of Omega 3 fatty acids which are great for your heart and mental health, reducing inflammation and a whole heap of other things. Sweet

BROCCOLI SOUP

BROCCOLI SOUP Broccoli is a nutrient powerhouse. It is packed with vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients that make it a powerful anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. It also helps the normal processes of your liver and supports your digestive system. This is a super easy recipe that I have adapted from Jessica Sepel’s book “the Healthy Life” 2

Winter Health Tips

During winter it’s time to change our cooking habits to ones that optimise our body heat and provide more energy. Root vegetables such as sweet potato, pumpkin, parsnip and carrots are great additions to a meal as they are denser and more ‘warming’. Using cooking methods that require longer times, such as baking  and pressure cooking

BASIL PESTO

Pesto is packed full of goodness – high in antioxidants and protective for your heart. It is a fabulous addition to many meals and snacks. Use a spoon or two to flavour your Bolognese, soup, scrambled eggs or mushrooms. Making your own pesto is so easy, you will wonder why you haven’t done it before.

The compassionate art and practice of Self Care

  What is Self Care? The art of self-care is deciding to take personal responsibility for your own physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual well-being. Practising self-care is preventative, not selfish. Why is it important? Lack of self-care can lead to a build-up of stress, resentment and dissatisfaction with life. The stress hormone cortisol builds up

Lobster Tail in Tamarind Sauce

    This tasty and easy-to-prepare dish has the flavour of Asia. The tangy tamarind and sweet palm sugar make a stunning combination. You’ll look like a professional when you serve up this yummy meal. 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil 6 Spring onions whites sliced thinly 1-2 fresh chilis deseeded and sliced 2 small lobster tails

How to build a large client base

As health and well-being practitioners establishing, growing and sustaining your business is challenging. Finding new clients, keeping them and generating more clients takes time, expertise and energy, and can take lots of effort without the right kind of support. We all want the ideal situation where a new client comes to see you, they are very

Watermelon and Strawberry Jelly

  Watermelon and Strawberry Jelly Cool, sweet and easy to make. This wholesome fresh fruit, vegetarian dessert is a summer favourite.   Recipe 5 cups of diced watermelon 1-2 cups of strawberries (or cherries when in season) ¾ cup Currants Pinch of nutmeg and cinnamon ¼ cup of sherry or mirin (Japanese cooking wine) 1

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