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Ingredient of the Week: Sunshine & Vitamin D

February 14, 2016
Sunrise at Bondi

What is it? Vitamin D is synthesised by sunlight exposure & essential for the absorption of calcium & phosphorus, and therefore good bone health.

Benefits: Improved immune & nervous system, greater muscle function & heart health & better regulated insulin levels.

Interesting fact: Unlike most other vitamins, your body can actually make Vitamin D by exposure to sun & then turns it into a hormone.

How to: Head out in the sunshine – walk to or from work, spend some time at the beach or take the kids to the park. Don’t forget it’s actually necessary to absorb the UV rays so time in the sun while wearing strong sunscreen doesn’t count.

MakeLife with Maddy Launch!!!

January 13, 2016
MakeLife with Maddy Launch

What better way to start the new year than introducing my packages and sharing what’s new in 2016 for MLi?!

First up, after spending the past year coaching clients and discovering what package structures work best and what support you all need, I am launching MakeLife with Maddy my coaching packages along with my food & lifestyle packages. My clients range from mid-twenties to sixties, are male & female, have diverse experiences, goals and challenges. I’ve helped people work through career goals or changes, build better relationships with themselves and loved ones, nourish their bodies and equally importantly their minds, along with much more. I really love helping people get more out of each day and strive towards the life they want, and am grateful for the opportunity and privilege to do so.

I’ll still be blogging and posting to my social media accounts regularly but a new project this year is to share some of my favourite resources, products, travel ideas and recipes with you. I am often asked for links to podcasts, blogs, articles, videos, books, and so on, so this year I will build up resources for you to access inspiration anytime in the form of “Friday Faves”.

I love hearing from you so please do not hesitate to get in touch and let me know what you love most and what you would like more of in the future.

Best wishes for the year ahead & thanks for joining me on this journey! I’d also really appreciate you sharing my website or social media with anyone who would gain inspiration to MakeLife wholesome and balanced.

M x

What’s your word for 2016?

January 6, 2016
Find a word for 2016

Do new year resolutions make you excited or terrified? Have you stuck to them in the past or forgotten about them by the time February rolls around?

This past weekend I sat down to set my goals but instead found myself setting intentions for the year. Rather than specific and measurable goals (which by the way I had last year and I think can hold you very accountable – read more about goal setting in this blog) I was drawn to behavioural words such as spontaneous. I chose adjectives that could inspire my choices throughout the year but also adapt over the course of the year.  Read on…