Does dairy make you bloated?

If dairy makes you bloated, you’re going to want to read this. 1 in 6 Australians are avoiding dairy products in their diet. That’s a pretty huge stat. Now this could be because they think dairy makes you bloated, for ethical, environmental or preferential reasons which are all completely valid. We just want to make […]

How WIRL is boosting the world’s mood with food

Have you ever stopped to wonder just how much your mood is connected to the food you eat? Well we’re here to share how WIRL is boosting the world’s mood with food. A growing body of scientific research and years of industry experience led co-founders Alicia Holmquest and Bree Pagonis to develop the mental wellbeing […]

Why our language around food matters

Ever thought about the impact that our language around food has, on our mood? Well we’re here to share why why our language around food matters. Distilling foods down to either “good” or “bad” is such an incredibly over simplistic and harmful way to view of food. Period. Sure ALL foods have different nutrient profiles […]

3 things to stop negative body thoughts online

Ever found yourself comparing your body to others you see online? Well, we’ve compiled our top 3 things to stop negative body thoughts online. 1: think snack size each day, <30 mins Some of the existing literature on social media usage suggests there’s an enormous amount of social comparison that happens. A 2017 study out […]

3 ways to remove food guilt from takeout

3 ways to remove food guilt

Want to know the top 3 ways to remove food guilt from takeout? Ask why you’re ordering takeout in the first place and be kind to yourself. If this isn’t in the top 3 ways to remove food guilt from takeout, then it should be! If you’re ordering out of convenience because you had a […]

Food and mood nutrients

Ever wondered how food and mood nutrients might *actually* helps boost our mood?⁠⁠ Here are 3 nutrients food and mood nutrients that support our emotional wellbeing and some foods that are full of ’em.⁠ There are SO many more, this is just something to whet your appetite! Vitamin C Can help promote mental clarity, reduce […]

Always feel like something sweet after dinner? Try this.

So, you always feel like something sweet after dinner? It’s an all too common phrase people approach us with and ask for our help on. Well help is on it’s way- we’ve compiled our top 4 considerations for when you always feel like something sweet after dinner below. Spoiler alert, eat something sweet. Also… 1. […]

Our top 3 ways to survive the Easter Egg onslaught

We’ve compiled our top 3 ways to survive the Easter Egg onslaught. Remember, you can eat whatever the f*#$% you want this Easter, don’t let anyone tell you otherwise!   Be aware of easter-focused diet culture: Cue magazines, social media and aunty Karen telling us about how this new diet or exercise regime is going […]

Self Compassion Meditation by Rosie Jean

Self-compassion is the art of giving ourselves the same kindness and care we’d give to a good friend. Enjoy this lovely self compassion meditation from Rosie Jean. Rosie is a Melbourne based yoga and meditation teacher.⁠ ⁠Before social distancing you would find Rosie teaching yoga at Power Living Fitzroy & Shining Light Northcote. She was […]

Unstoppable snacking? Our top 3 tips to support stress eating.

Feeling like a snack monster? If you’re anything like me, I’ve been snacking my ass off these past few months- when the kitchen is also your office it’s easy to proscrasta-snack 24/7. Procrasta-snacking in itself can be a source of stress, sometimes it’s boredom, sometimes it’s anxiety and sometimes it’s unexplainable.   We’ve compiled our […]