November 18, 2019

Why Scent can be soothing? … My melts for Christmas

Close your eyes and conjure up the following smells: a burst of citrus while peeling a juicy orange; the green piney scent of a fresh-cut Christmas tree; baked apple pie, roasted hazelnuts, mulled wine, chai spiced latte, cinnamon cookies or a warm waft of perfume from a blooming lilac bush. […]
October 7, 2019

Pink Tea garden

Pink magazine is the leading women’s magazine in Malta. Twice a year they organise an amazing event in collaboration with Tetteira and the farmers Deli. This event brings together local talented entrepreneurs who offer healthy and sustainable products. This event goes so well with my blog which is aimed at […]
February 4, 2019

Do you love yourself?

After years of dealing with obesity, low self-esteem and binge eating disorder I learned there is only one thing that can heal everything and that is to learn to love myself. It was not an easy journey, and it took a lot of time and work. When I started to love […]
February 3, 2019

7 ways to live ‘green’ in 2019

How many of you have made new years resolutions this year? I am sure that most of these resolutions revolved around weight, fitness, money, and all kinds of healthy habits to develop for the new year. Now that January has passed let’s look back at those resolutions and try to […]
December 20, 2018

Waste – free presents this Christmas

Any gift-giver knows that presentation is almost as important as what’s wrapped up inside, am I right? Gift giving is an art in itself, and when you spend so much time thinking about and choosing the perfect presents for your loved ones, you want it all to be packaged nicely […]
December 11, 2018

Self compassion and Mindfulness

Have you ever found yourself calling yourself names like ‘idiot or ‘loser’ ‘ugly’, ‘fat’, ‘stupid’? Do you ever reprimand yourself for mistakes you have made in your head continuously? Have you ever pushed your body and mind way past the point of exhaustion and hunger till you’re almost about to […]
December 10, 2018

Bohemian Rhapsody – my review

This weekend I planned on taking it easy since next weekend we will be performing a stock take at the pharmacy and my friends and I decided to spend it watching Bohemian Rhapsody. I had heard from loads of people that movie is amazing so I was really looking forward […]
November 10, 2018

Friendships in todays world.

It can be easy in today’s technology world to allow our friendships to fall by the wayside of texting and tweeting and emailing instead of investing ourselves and our energy into actually spending quality time with people. And in an age where the phrase “I’m crazy busy” has become synonymous […]
October 15, 2018

Mirror Mirror on the wall whose the fairest of them all?

Dove regularly publish a Global Beauty and Confidence Report. Recently after some research on self esteem and how it can affect a persons mental health I sat down and had a look at statistics from these reports – in the latest report after interviewing 10,500 women across 13 countries they […]
August 9, 2018

Being alone Vs being lonely

“When I get lonely these days, I think: So BE lonely, Liz. Learn your way around loneliness. Make a map of it. Sit with it, for once in your life. Welcome to the human experience. But never again use another person’s body or emotions as a scratching post for your […]
August 8, 2018

Emotional eating – Food is fuel not therapy

A journey of a thousand miles always begins with a single step. Have you ever wondered if you’re a binge eater, emotional eater or think you may be both? Have you googled “how to control my eating” only to find an overwhelming amount of articles on what you’re doing wrong? […]
July 17, 2018

No means NO!!!!

No means no! It in no way means keep insisting and pushing me until I say yes. I will not change my mind if my first instinct is to say no. There’s this misconception that’s been around for generations: that women never really mean it when they say “no.” That […]
July 8, 2018

The tiny frog story

Two weeks ago I presented at a workshop and during the discussion one of the topics discussed is how comments from people around us can have a negative impact on us. It has happened to me before even when I previously tried to diet – people told me I would […]
June 15, 2018

KiloCal Products review

2 months ago I was given KiloCal cafe verde and Kilo cal Gold gel to try out by the lovely Gabriella at Vivian healthcare. Unfortunately the past 2 months were tough for me I was not well due to colitis and ingestion of a poison – so i was not […]
April 23, 2018

Constipation and weight loss – how to deal with both?

I know that constipation is not the most glamorous topic, but it certainly is an important one. Actually I have been approached by a couple of people who follow the blog who have asked me to deal with this topic. One lady in particular suffers from constipation; bloating and is […]
April 11, 2018

What is self care?

I cannot even start counting the number of times i tell my patients you need to take better care of yourself. And I find myself saying this to mostly women for some reason. Women feel they need to take care of everyone else and always put themselves last. If you […]
January 29, 2018

Learn how to say no and stop over committing yourself

Have you ever agreed to do something even when you actually wanted to say no? We’ve all been there, especially those of us who are people pleasers by nature. We say yes to every request and invite then end up wondering why we feel so burnt out at the end […]
January 21, 2018

What Does “Eating Clean” really Mean?

One of my favourite quotes for 2017 (yes last year) was Eat clean, train mean and get lean.The “clean eating” movement began as a well-intentioned effort to encourage people to eat more vegetables and less processed food. It’s since exploded into the zeitgeist with such force it’s become downright mainstream: […]
December 17, 2017

Digestive health

First of all I want to apologise for being so absent lately over the past 3 weeks I have been so busy I barely found time to sit down and write a proper post. I, like everyone else have had plenty of Christmas get togethers; I went to Rome for […]
November 17, 2017

Natural Ways to Ease Your PMS Symptoms

Sadly, for many women PMS rears its ugly head for about one week every month. I am quite lucky when it comes to PMS as mine isn’t too severe but I have seen clients who aren’t able to go to work for a few days as PMS is so bad. […]
November 9, 2017

Irritable bowel syndrome basics

It took me a while to figure out how to deal with this topic. I don’t want this post to be just another medical account of what IBS is – there is plenty of information online which is easily accessible. There is quite a lot of stigma associated with this […]