Beetroot for Clarity and Performance

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More good news about beetroot, a favourite mood-boosting ingredient of mine for a while. Beetroot contains nitrate, which increases the energy available to muscle cells. A study published in 2016 …

Small Steps to Happy Motherhood

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The Pressure to Be a Perfect Mum Why is it that women seem to be more vulnerable to depression than men? Figures from the mental health charity SANE show that …

Small Steps to Happier Holidays

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Last weekend I found myself sitting on the grass with a delicious picnic. It was a completely beautiful sun-filled day. I was surrounded by happy weekenders and yet I realised …

Foods to Fight Depression

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Nutrition and depression are intimately linked. After two breakdowns and a 17-year battle with depression, I have been forced to radically change my lifestyle in an effort to beat the …

The Southbank Centre

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Dear all, I’m excited. Tomorrow I will be speaking at the Southbank Centre’s Changing Minds festival. It’s an event that will bring together authors, comedians and scientists, all talking about …