• How to (really) detox your home If you’ve been following this blog for a while you’ll know I’m rather committed to keeping my home ecologically and ergonomically minimal and sustainable. I’m also into lowering the toxic load where possible. Perhaps it all started when I was told I had to move out of my apartment. I wrote about it on the blog more
  • Debating doing the 8-Week Program? Here’s how it’s helped others I get asked regularly about the benefits of quitting sugar. Personally, quitting sugar has helped me a tremendous amount with my autoimmune disease. While a lot of you ask regularly about the weight loss component – sugar does help you shift weight if you need to (I lost weight I’d put on as a result of more
  • my simple home: five ways to feng shui your joint in five minutes If you’ve been following the My Simple Home series, you’ll know I’m on a mission to create the cleanest, most eco, minimal home possible and sharing each step, figuring you might like to learn from the process, too. I’ve shared on hazards you should avoid and how to detox your kitchen, and you can catch up on the full more
  • Hello! A Sydney I Quit Sugar book signing! Just a quick note for a Friday. I’m chatting all things IQS and signing copies of my I Quit Sugar book at aboutlife Monday February 4, as part of their biggest ever community detox week…which you might just like to sign up to. Let’s cut to the proverbial chase: Where: aboutlife, 605 Darling St, Rozelle Date: Monday more
  • how to quit sugar in the New Year Perhaps you’re playing with the idea of quitting sugar for 2013. To get well. And bright. And happy. Yes? Look, I’m not one to to sell in things with fanfare. I will simply say: quitting sugar works. And then I will gently invite you: to try it for yourself. How does it work? What will more
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  • Detox holiday? Nah. Ride around New Zealand instead Detox holidays. Everyone’s doing them, right? I call them “poo holidays”…you know.. the ones where people dart off to Bali or India or Thailand to detox and clean out their insides…if you know what I mean. From what I hear they entail drinking clay (to grab’n’drag whatever’s clinging to their guts) and pumping all manner more
  • Tuesday Eats: a green detox for spring It’s almost spring. Which, for all kinds of reasons, is a good time to get fresh with our foods and clean things up a bit.  Our bodies respond so well at this time of year to a “cleanse” – it shakes us from the winter heaviness and gets us digesting light and breezily ready for more
  • The scary truth behind my cosmetics… and why I’ve ditched foundation Sunday Life: This week I detox my cosmetics a little note: in my next post I will be listing the safe products I’ve decided to use as result of this week’s experiment, as well as those used personally by the top experts in safe cosmetics around the world. Check in tomorrow! In 2009 Rick Smith more
  • an oodlie…and why you shouldn’t sleep with your microwave Remember my chat with Joi about oodlies from earlier in the week? She made this one for me. With this note: “I was going to give you harry potter glasses but felt it would be too busy what with the dog hugging you and the other oodlie sniffing your hair.” She also asked if I more
  • What fry pans should we be using? * This post has been updated. See below. Following the toxic audit on my apartment that I wrote about on Sunday, two rather big things. I have to move out of my apartment. And I’ve tossed my frying pans. I’m moving because my bedroom is on top of the fuse room for the entire block. more
  • Sunday life: how to detox your house (and trust me, you need to) This week I detox my apartment It may not be evident from where you sit, but I’m currently experiencing slow death by tinned lima beans. I’ve been eating a stack lately, in seemingly benign ways – tossed through stews, in soups. It was always bound to catch up with me. And if it doesn’t, my more
  • Sunday life: in which i give up booze for February This week I happily and surely go sober. You see, I’m the ambassador for FebFast, an initiative that invites Australians to go sober in February and raise money for a bunch of substance abuse charities. If you want to join my FebFast team go to this link…here! The password is detoxme. We’re currently the leading more
  • i like: Schkinny Maninny juice detox So, you’ve all been emailing wanting to know the details of the 5-day juice detox I did, as written up in Sunday Life. OK, it’s called Schkinny Maninny, which is kind of a misleading name as it’s not really about losing weight…it’s about getting your system back to normal by consuming 6kg of fruit and more
  • sunday life: the joy of outsourcing your eating issues So, this week, in my journey to find a better life, I outsource my eating. Now, tell me if I have this right.  You’re feeling fat. No, it’s more than that. You feel stodged up and toxic and traffic has ground to a sluggish, cranky crawl down there. Grandma’s mince pies and sustained cheap champagne more
  • sunday life: in which i have a colonic!!!! This week I have a colonic… to make life better. My mum didn’t know what a colonic was, so I’ll spell it out without tempting euphemism. I went to a place dressed up in white porceline as a clinic (down an alleyway, up some stairs, pretending to look for the Dentists’ Guild of Australia or more
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