9 Scientifically Proven Benefits of Meditation

Meditation - An Apple a Day - Alyse Co-cliff

Let’s face it. We are all stressed (even if you think you aren’t, you probably are). Stress is a huge hurdle for clients in clinic, so I’m constantly looking for ways to help them overcome it. One of the well known solutions to stress reduction is meditation; and before you roll your eyes and close […]

What is Anxiety? What Causes Anxiety? Everything You Need To Know

Balloon Anxiety - An Apple a Day

Overwhelming feelings of stress and anxiety can happen to the best of us. The good news is there are a number of effective ways to manage these feelings without the use of any drugs or medication. Today on the blog I discuss 10 natural ways to overcome feelings of anxiety, including my #1 solution: watching what you put in your mouth…

Is your coffee habit affecting your health?

Diary of a Coffee Detox - Alyse Cocliff - An Apple a day

I get asked this question a lot. I love coffee as much as the next person and I wish I could tell everyone that their daily coffee habit was A.O.K, but the truth of the matter is, there are a few things to consider before I answer this question. Everything you need to know is on the blog.

I Quit the Glorification of ‘Busy’

2016 is the year I quit the glorification of ‘busy’. The other day it occurred to me that the term ‘busy’ is no longer just a state of affairs but a frame of mind often even an excuse. In everyday life we can find ourselves feeling guilty or ‘lazy’ when we fail to utilise every second of everyday. What happened to living in the moment? This years I ask you to join me in redefining to the term ‘lazy’ in hope of regaining control over our wellbeing.

Put Your Feet Up… Literally

When it comes to managing stress, let’s face it, we aren’t fairing very well. Regular meditation practice, calming yoga classes, walks on the beach, long hot baths… they sound like wonderful ideas in theory however, if we’re really honest with ourselves, these restorative exercises seem more like a distant fantasy rather than a reality; but what if I told you that you could help turn off your body’s stress response from the comfort of your own home, no ‘ommm’s required? All you have to do is put your feet up… literally.