Ask Dr Libby

The Tribune (NZ) - - YOUR HEALTH - Dr Libby is a nu­tri­tional bio­chemist, best-sell­ing au­thor and speaker. The ad­vice con­tained in this col­umn is not in­tended to be a sub­sti­tute for di­rect, per­son­alised ad­vice from a health pro­fes­sional. Check out Dr Libby’s book The Calo­rie Fal­lacy: stop d

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and pri­ori­tise it.

I know that I can­not best serve oth­ers and my mis­sion if I don’t en­sure my bat­tery is charged.

I know peo­ple think the word grat­i­tude gets overused but I am truly grate­ful for life it­self plus ev­ery­thing I have in my life – such as clean wa­ter and fresh air.

Sci­ence has shown that the hu­man ner­vous sys­tem can­not fo­cus on two things at once, so when we are grate­ful, we can­not be stressed.

I find if I al­low my­self this space in the morn­ing I start my day with a clear mind.

Lastly, an at­ti­tude of grat­i­tude can be very en­er­gis­ing – as is hav­ing a clear pur­pose.

While some peo­ple swear by fast­ing di­ets, Dr Libby urges cau­tion.

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