My Blog

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Part 2 in the Health Series is all about Exercise, this week I look at why we need to do it, the different types of exercise, ways to get moving and simple activities to try.

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Bio-individuality - We are all so very unique why shouldn't your health and nutrition be unique too? A look at why one diet does not fit all.

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It's readily available, it's easy to buy, it's cheap and cheerful and you can't get enough of it, but what is Junk Food really doing to your body?

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I don't have time to cook tasty healthy meals! it's easier to just get a takeaway. I have a family it takes too long to cook from scratch every day for everyone... sound familiar?

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Do you feel like you could do with having a chat about weight loss, motivation or just time to figure out what the heck is getting in your way of living a fabulous life?

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To Diet or Not to Diet that is the question everyone is asking these days! Let's take a look at the facts and the myths and figure out what we should be doing.

Grab yourself some freebies here... great little How to Guides to download and keep on hand when you need that extra boost.

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GUTS... it's all people seem to be talking about in the wellness world. I'm sharing my own Gut story and delving into why keeping the Gut happy equals a happy you.

A little insight into the world of a Health Coach plus what's going on for me right now.

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Traditional Chinese Medicine focuses on using food to prevent and treat disease. In this blog I will look at how this works and which foods are the best for certain healing.

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A unique 6 week motivational coaching program designed around you to help you lose weight, feel great, feel energised, learn to love yourself and much more

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I often tell my clients they may need to look at what else is going on in their lives in order to lose weight. As a holistic health coach I help clients balance everything in their lives and not just nutrition

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Have you bought or borrowed a self help book? Do you read it with such good intentions only to forget what you learnt the next day? You are not alone, here's how to get the most out of the stack of books you bought.

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A quick run through of the most commonly asked questions and my answers as a Motivational Health Coach

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Why cooking great healthy meals from scratch isn't as difficult as you'd think plus the best store cupboard staples...

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Ever get half way through a plate of food and think you are too full to carry on... but do anyway? Read my guide on how to control your portions!

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How to maximise your cooking and ensure you have plenty of time to relax and have fun

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How to cook some seriously scrummy food for your loved one on Valentines Day. Check out these recipes and get your apron on!

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Are you always getting knocked off your feet with a cold or worse Flu in winter? Do you want an alternative way of staying well in the colder months? Read on to get some top tips on staying well & warm

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Lets start 2017 with a positive mindset. Get rid of those scales! Do you weigh yourself everyday? Are you dissapointed when the number stays the same or even goes up? Are you determined to loose weight in 2017? Read on to find out just how to stay motivated and on track...

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We have all been there haven't we, trying to make a conscious effort to eat really healthily but you get invited out for dinner... and especially in the festive months.. all those chocolates and mince pies... here are my Top 10 Hints on how to eat great food and not fall into the guilt trap.

When well meaning people of an older generation ask me what I do all day as 'working from home' seems to have preconceived ideas of not doing much of anything, I explain my work as a Health Coach and I get a look of surprise and then confusion, read on to find out what I do for a living...

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It's the end of the school holidays and its such a relief to me. As a work from home mum and my first summer as self employed its been a real challenge keeping myself on track with the right nutrition....

I reckon I am THE best procratinator... I will even do the ironing instead of finishing a project that isn't enthusing me.... read on to find out how I am learning to manage my life without it !

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Which camp are you in Love Fish or Hate Fish? Here's why you should at least try to love it.

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I wonder how many of us recognise when we are surrounded by too much negativity and the effect it has on our wellbeing. Find out how I manage my negativity overwhelm and how I can help you identify yours.

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So you are the most organised and focused person at work, yet when it comes to home life you can be the least motivated or interested right? Read on for some great tips on how to stay focused even at home.

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All of my clients bring this one topic up everytime... what can we do to stop feeling so tired all the time?

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Dietary fat: is it good or bad? Both. You see, not all fats are created equal.

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What makes you smile? Laugh? Go giddy with glee?

A short video on how to introduce some blissful down time into your daily routine

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Do you KNOW the right / best / simple things to do, yet just don't seem to have the oomph to get up and go ? I totally know what that feels like ! After having lunch with a good friend today who was telling me about her own de motivational spiral, added to my own troubles of getting back on the exercise waggon I thought I'd explore with you what the heck is going on!

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I thought I would give you something a little different his week. I have been studying the benefits of meditation recently and wow it really does help your body more than you think. Studies show that 20 minutes of meditation a week will bring about wonderful changes in your life.

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One of the things I would really like to do this year is introduce a Fast day at regular intervals, once a week or twice a month.

Want to make a start for a new healthy you?

If you'd like to get in touch to find out how I can help you, simply click the button opposite and select the consultation option to arrange a free, no obligation 60 min chat.

Or, you can contact me on my phone or email!
I love to get messages and contact is really important to me.
If you are unsure what a consultation is just drop me a line and I'll give you a call back - super simple!

tel: 07901710859
email: nicky.longhealthfulhands@gmail.com

Healthful Hands health coaching

Located in Radcliffe, near Bury, Healthful Hands is ideally located to provide personal health and nutritional coaching and support in the following areas: Ainsworth, Bolton, Blackburn, Bury, Chorley, Farnworth, Haslingden, Heywood, Little Lever, Manchester, Prestwich, Radcliffe, Salford, Swinton, Westhoughton, Whitefield, and throughout Greater Manchester, Lancashire and the North West of England.