Tag: Mindfulness

What does it really mean to speak your truth?

What does it really mean to speak your truth?

It can be hard to put your finger on what it really means to totally speak YOUR truth, if this is something that you are only now beginning to explore. And that is totally OK. If someone had asked me, even a year ago, what […]

Being truly, properly, authentic

Being truly, properly, authentic

I have a confession to make. I’ve been feeling a little at odds with this blog for a while now: there’s been something niggling away that I just haven’t been able to put my finger on. So, I’ve been taking some time to work out […]

Guest blog: Ella Hulbert, Ella Rose Cakes – Beat the January Blues with cake

Guest blog: Ella Hulbert, Ella Rose Cakes – Beat the January Blues with cake

If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll probably be familiar with my lovely friend Vicky @theflourishingpantry but you may not be as familiar with her wonderful and incredibly talented sister Ella, Founder and Chief Baker at Ella Rose Cakes. I was especially keen to get […]

How to make the leap from surviving to thriving

How to make the leap from surviving to thriving

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humour, and some style” Maya Angelou Such powerful words, as always, from Maya Angelou. Do they resonate with you too? This time of […]

Remembering that your presence is a present

Remembering that your presence is a present

In talking to lots of women about how they feel around this time of year, it certainly seems that the pressure is kicking in and that unattainable superwoman complex society has given us is overriding our self care and mindfulness practices. Firstly, I want you […]

Spiced squash smoothie

Spiced squash smoothie

I know, it’s getting to that time where everything is extra rushed; deadlines are creeping in, you’ve got even more demands on your free time and it might be tempting to skip breakfast because you’re in too much of a hurry. I also know it’s […]

How meal prep mania may be putting a dampener on your food relationship

How meal prep mania may be putting a dampener on your food relationship

Health bloggers and coaches regularly state that prepping your meals in advance is one of the best ways of ensuring that you fill yourself up with nutritious foods all through the busy week. And in a lot of ways, this IS true: if you have […]

Our relationship with food: coming out from under

Our relationship with food: coming out from under

Do you feel like your body is over powering you? Or like you can’t do what you want to do because your body is pulling in a different direction? You’re not alone. I saw things that way for a really long time too. My body […]

How social media could be affecting your relationship with food

How social media could be affecting your relationship with food

While I was in France during August, I took a bit of a hiatus from social media. There were lots of reasons for this and it was in part due to a lack of internet connectivity but it gave me a heap of insights into […]

Guest blog: Lauren Sarah Yoga – Having a “Can Do Yoga” attitude

Guest blog: Lauren Sarah Yoga – Having a “Can Do Yoga” attitude

When Lea asked me to write a blog for her site I thought about what I could create that would complement her beautiful attitude towards nourishment and food. When it comes to dietary restraints and intolerances, it can often feel as though the world is […]