• A Christmas gift idea! The I Quit Sugar Gift Coupon! Looking for a nifty Christmas gift for your friend/boss/colleague/Dad/grandmother/goldfish? Refuse to traipse around a mall? Scared you’ll wind up resorting to a novelty tie and a 2013 horse calendar after the effort? Why not give the gift of an I Quit Sugar Gift Coupon – the I Quit Sugar 8-week Program, and the I Quit more
  • My Titanic theory on changing direction Wanting to create change in your life just now? You might like today’s musing. I’d like to say the theory is mine. But I picked it up from the 92-year-old Russian Chinese man who taught me to hypnotise myself when I was 21. Eugene Veshner was a former civil engineer who was told at age more
  • Soul-selling: my position on sponsored posts + advertising I’ve been meaning to explain clearly my blog monetising position for a while. I’ve been operating with a policy of “as much transparency as possible” and have trusted that only authentic opportunities and partnerships would come my way, and that readers would know my position just from joining me on my journey. That’s the thing more
  • Make my Christmas pumpkin spice granola! And win an “About Life” Christmas hamper! As you may have noticed, I’ve launched my new ebook…the I Quit Sugar Christmas Meal Plan.  One of the gift recipe ideas in the ebook is a festive take on my classic granola.  I’m sharing the recipe with you today, but I’ve also got some extra good news. The wonderfully well folk at About Life more
  • I’d like to tell you about my yearning I have a yearning. Let me explain. Sometimes I like to sit and think about the first courageous amoeba who ventured from the dank primordial soup of early life onto land. What a brave little fellow he must have been all those eons ago to have left the comfort and warmth of the soup and more
  • Are you ready for the simplest and healthiest sugar-free Christmas ever?! Many of you have been asking How Will I Ever Get Through Christmas Without Sugar?? So! With the festive season just around the corner, I’m exited to share with you my I Quit Sugar Christmas Meal Plan, designed specifically to help you enjoy a simple, joyful, and healthy, sugar-free Christmas. Here’s a taste of what’s included: three unique meal plan styles (to more
  • why coconut oil makes you lose weight Someone has asked me how coconut oil helps you lose weight. Good question. I had to think about it for a bit. In the meantime, I ate some more of the stuff in dishes like my raspberry ripple recipe. Anecdotally, according to a survey of one, I know it works. I eat about 2 tablespoons more
  • low carb down under Just a quick note to let you know I’m sharing my I Quit Sugar message at the Low Carb Down Under Sydney event this Saturday, if you’re keen to hear me harp on a little more about it all! Other speakers include David Gillespie, wholistic dentist Dr Ron Ehrlich, and Aaron MacKenzie from Origin Of Energy, who has worked more
  • how to make your decision the “right decision” (a lesson I learned at Cosmopolitan magazine) Decision making. It stumps me. It stumps many. Can I share with you today an approach I was taught by my publisher Pat while I was editing Cosmopolitan? Pat wasn’t really a philosophizer, and I’ve kind of repackaged her thoughts for present puposes. But Pat could certainly make decisions. I’d asked her to sit down more
  • an early bird offer: Pre-order the I Quit Sugar Christmas Meal Plan now! Because so many of you have been asking, I’ve put together a Christmas Meal Plan to help you through the Silly Season! The Christmas Meal Plan includes three meal plans. You can choose one plan and follow it strictly. Or mix and match recipes: Let’s Do Brunch: a fresh morning buffet menu The Summer Barbeque: a more