5 tips to improve your Mental Health during Lockdown(s)

5 tips to improve your Mental Health during Lockdown(s)

We know that stress is apart of everyday life. From meeting deadlines, family commitments, finances, traffic jams and more. As you may know, we are in Lockdown #4 in Victoria (and about to be eased), however extensions and snap-lockdowns are unfortunately a potential possibility. 

Hearty noodle soup (low carb)

Warming and nourishing hot noodle soup just what you want on a cold night! Bone broth can be purchased in packets at your health food shop (or even better home made). Konjac noodles comes from the Konjac plant in Japan, a type of fibre used as a noodle alternative thats gluten free, low carb and low calorie.

Bolognese sauce. A must.

Warming and comforting, this bolognese sauce is sure to please! Super easy to make and a great way to consume more herbs and spices with anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial benefits (i.e garlic, oregano, thyme, parsley).

Chicken stir fry on spaghetti squash

Asian inspired stir fry full of aromatic flavours and fresh herbs that doesn’t leave a heavy feeling in your gut! Spaghetti squash is simple to prepare, a versatile vegetable that can be used as a Gluten Free option and low carb base.

Sautéed Red Cabbage

(Also referred to as “purple” cabbage, as it loses it’s red colour when cooked). This tasty purple goodness wakes up tastebuds and supports digestive health! Sour and tangy with a pickled flavour that stimulate stomach acid and pancreatic enzymes, to help reduce bloating and indigestion.

Stewed Apple Cinnamon

Theres nothing like the taste of stewed apple and cinnamon. If you’re a fan like me, you’ll love this easy topping for oats or yoghurt.

Diagnosed with PTSD and I’m relieved.

For years I’ve lived with and managed anxiety-like symptoms; heart racing, increased breathing, mind running a billion times a minute.. most days are fine but when something stressful comes along such as the current Corona Pandemic, like many people I experienced an adverse response.

Anti-Ageing, Antioxidant Gummies!

Got sweet cravings after dinner? Try these healthy gummies that provide Type I and Type III Collagen (needed for skin strength and hydration), and are antioxidant rich (needed to fight oxidative stress).

Gut Friendly Pancakes

Simple and delicious pancakes with gut healing benefits of hydrolysed collagen and slippery elm bark powder (can’t taste either!). Giving you complete protein and beneficial fat from eggs and natural sweetness and fibre from berries!

Self Coping Mechanisms: helping or making you worse?

Hello dear Reader! First of all, well done on getting this far and adapting to all the changes due to Coronavirus. It hasn’t been easy with some people affected more than others yet everyone has felt the global and social effects as we work together to overcome this historic milestone.