Tag: Wellness

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 […]

The best “wellness” books to read right now – part 2

The best “wellness” books to read right now – part 2

If you tuned in last week you hopefully got a good insight into why I loved Woman Code and why I’m going to go out and buy my own copy (hopefully I can pick one up in a charity shop to keep to the eco/minimalism […]

The best “wellness” books to read right now – part 1

The best “wellness” books to read right now – part 1

There are so very many books out there proclaiming to provide all the answers you need to establish great health and personal wellbeing, but how do you work out which ones are right for you and where you should spend your money (because most of […]

Who’s afraid of the big green vegetable?

Who’s afraid of the big green vegetable?

Before my Coeliac diagnosis, I’d always considered myself to have quite a healthy diet and a lot of people would reinforce that message by telling me how “good” I was. But looking back now I can see how little nutrients I was really feeding my […]

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 […]

How to use your stress response to create a more positive life

How to use your stress response to create a more positive life

There’s no escaping the fact that, by the end of 2016, I was close to burn out: I’d had my fair share of personal dramas and got to feeling that the world was against me. I talked about this with a friend recently and she […]

Breaking Breakfast (habits – and forming new ones)

Breaking Breakfast (habits – and forming new ones)

According to this report, two in five Brits skip breakfast. When you take a look around your office in the morning, you’ll probably see the familiar scene of people fuelling their days with coffee or having a quick grab and go breakfast in the form […]

7 top food essentials to travel with when you have dietary requirements

7 top food essentials to travel with when you have dietary requirements

If you have specific dietary requirements, the thought of going away might be causing you some anxiety. And you should know that you are not alone. In fact, we’ve been there, done that, and smuggled a cool bag of food up to our hotel room! […]

Guest blog: Plant Powered Cyclist on healthy drinking

Guest blog: Plant Powered Cyclist on healthy drinking

For those of you that know me personally or follow me on Instagram, you’ll have heard me mention my cycling obsessed other half more than once (especially in recent months whilst he’s been recovering from the cycling accident that broke his back). TC, also known […]

Why it could be time to turn to Functional Medicine

Why it could be time to turn to Functional Medicine

Firstly, let me be clear that I really admire anyone that devotes their lives to caring for the sick. The nurses, Health Care Assistants et al working in our health system are admirable people for committing their careers to, effectively, US. The problem with our […]