Friday, January 19, 2018

The Experts

Do you live up to your promises?

I was recently driving behind a van belonging to a business and underneath the business name was the tagline “When Quality Matters”. It is a...

Signs of foot and leg pain in children

It is never normal for children to experience foot and lower limb pain, especially pain lasting more than a couple of days. Foot and...

House hunting tips and advice

I am house hunting at the moment and so have had the shoe on the other foot, so to speak, in experiencing what home...

Being focused at work

Whether you work from home or in a more traditional workplace, there are distractions everywhere. Some of those distractions are unrelated to work – chatting...

Meal plans aren’t always the answer

When people find out I’m a nutritionist they often ask me if I could write them up a meal plan. My response is always...

Don’t stop dreaming

I’m in my apartment in New York, sitting on my bed with a laptop, writing my column for a New York newspaper. OK, so...

Apps and software that will improve your business

The constant battle to get more out of each day is a challenge all business people experience. We constantly search for ways to be...

Do you procrastinate too much?

Most of us procrastinate in our business. We all have areas and tasks we prefer to work on, and those less-than-pleasant things are often relegated...

We’ve made eating too complicated

The ideal way to manage your food intake is to only eat when you’re hungry and to stop when you feel comfortably full. Seems like...

Is it time to dump the soft drinks?

Last week it was announced that the UK will bring in a tax on soft drinks in a bid to lower sugar consumption and...

Do you badmouth your competitors?

If you’ve been in business for more than a few years, it is possible that you’ve encountered someone ‘bad mouthing’ you or your business....

There’s no harm in asking for help

Anyone who has been in business for any period of time knows you can’t tackle everything yourself. Business owners are daring and inspired people with...

Do we really need to take supplements?

Walk down the health food aisle of any supermarket and you’ll notice there’s a ridiculous amount of supplements on the market. But do we need...

Getting a divorce

Unfortunately, the percentage of marriages that result in divorce in Australia is quite high. If you find yourself in a position where your marriage has...

Successful people make their own luck

The best way to predict the future is to invent it. In other words, you make your own luck. I am a true believer in...

Being successful requires a positive mindset

Mindset is such an important part of life, let alone business. I often use the quote, “If you knew how powerful your thoughts were, you...

Throwing variety into your diet

Sometimes in an attempt to eat well we forget that food is about more than just nutrients. Food can be a social activity, a pleasurable...

The ins and outs of bail laws

A violent attack at Nepean Hospital last week, in which a police officer and security guard were shot, has brought back to the fore...

How to avoid start-up failure

Start-ups come in all shapes and all sizes, with personalities that are as diverse as the people who run them. In Australia, we are...

Cut down your ‘screen time’

Do you have digital overload? Those of us who are parents have most likely read an article or heard from experts about the dangers of...