1 - I don't have time. If you've got time to watch TV or to browse online, then you've got time to exercise. An effective workout can be as quick as 30 minutes; schedule it in your diary if you need to.
Any new Mums can relate to feeling constantly tired, or even wiped out. After all, your body is recuperating from the incredible physical challenge of pregnancy and childbirth. At the same time, you're caring for a newborn that needs feeding, nappy changes, and hands-on attention around the clock, so what sleep you do get is likely to be less restorative because it's so fragmented.
Penny's career took a change of direction when she left retail management in London to have a family. Having now been involved in Complimentary health for over 22 years, she has always been interested in people as well as different approaches to self help and personal development.
How easy is it to feel calm when your car gets clamped, it is raining and you want to go home! Is there anger, maybe a bit of swearing?
Reactions to things normally arise from a combination of stimulus and habit. But is habit the best guide to behaviour or would reason be better? What would a wise man or woman do about the clamped wheel?
The BBC2's "The Men That Made Us Fat" and Channel 4's" Dispatches - The Myths about your 5 a Day" highlighted exactly what is wrong with the food industry, who has the power and how we as consumers are manipulated by advertising and marketing.