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Deirdre's Diets
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Deirdre’s Diets – Intermittent Fasting

I mentioned in my blog last week that I had tried many diets calling them Deirdre’s Diets – such as intermittent fasting so this week I thought I might list and check if you had any others and also some thoughts on the ones that I did. I thought I would start with Intermittent Fasting. Fasting very simply means ‘not eating’, but it’s a lot different to ‘starving’. Fasting is a choice – voluntarily choosing not to eat for health and sometimes spiritual reasons.  It’s an entirely natural process – your body does this every night while you sleep –

Nutritional Coaching | Deirdre Coyne Coaching
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Do Diets Work? Are You Sabotaging Your Weight Loss?

DO DIETS WORK – How can I stop sabotaging my weight loss goals. One diet does not work for everyone.  If it did, there would only be one diet, right? Typically, when we hear the word “diet” we conjure up images of a long list of foods we have to avoid. That’s because this is how most “diets” work.  Here is the problem with “diets” and the latest fads to hit the media. ANY restrictive diet will have a yo-yo effect.   When you deprive your body of the nutrition it needs, it keeps track.  Once you go off the so-called

Sober October Dry January
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Sober October Dry January

Sober October Dry January 2020 attracted over 4 million challengers. But what are the benefits? With Sober October just starting and Dry January around the corner if you have considered taking a break before but wondered if it was worth sacrificing your sauvignon blanc for a full 31 long days. Here are some of the benefits that those who have undertaken the challenge report. 1. Better Sleep Whilst we may find that nothing quiet relaxes us like a glass of our favourite tipple it seems that the opposite is the case. Many studies have shown that whilst alcohol is a

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy ' Doing What is Says on the Tin | Deirdre Coyne | Deirdre Coyne Coaching
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Nutritional Life Coaching: Three Things That Happen in a Session

So, let me guess. You think a nutritional life coaching session will start with this… Stop eating crisps – Start eating vegetables Stop eating chocolate – Start eating fruit Stop drinking wine – Start drinking smoothies Is This How You Picture a Nutritional Life Coaching Session Going? Hardly inspiring or motivating despite our best intentions, falling in love with new skinny jeans yes, falling in love with avocado and broccoli not so much. But before cancelling the whole idea let me give you the low down on what actually happens and release you from the thoughts of endless calorie counting,

Sober Coaching - Deirdre Coyne Coaching
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Myth Busting Wine O’Clock: Three Things You Need to Know

So, it’s Friday evening; it has been a long week and – oh my goodness – are you ready for that glass of wine? You bet! But, has Wine O’Clock become a treat or something you rely on? If you are considering making changes to what you drink, or how much you dring, perhaps changing what you may currently believe about Wine O’Clock will help 1. I Need My Friday Night Reward After a Hard Week to De-Stress It won’t help, honest, if I could fast forward you to a full weekend without Wine O’Clock you would see how true