Recently I went on a holiday to Thailand, before you hate me it was the first proper holiday I’d had in about 7 years (and no way I’m leaving it that long again!). I had been to Thailand previously but this time round I had new eyes and had become a lot more thoughtful about how to reduce my impact on the environment. So I set off with the goal to travel as lightly as I could. Here’s my tips, my challenges, the fails I had and my successes. Continue reading
Have you heard of a Shakti Mat? I had wanted one for years but had so many questions and for some reason thought it would be a lot more expensive than what it is. I was so excited when mine came and I thought I would test run it for everyone curious out there, and hopefully answer some of the queries you may have had about it. I trialled it out for a month and this is what happened… Continue reading
Health is so much more than just food. I am so fascinated by all the non physical aspects of wellbeing (the elements outside of eating and physical fitness). Studies show that our emotional health, the power of thought and stress levels play such a huge role in our lives and yes definitely, have a huge effect on us physically. From adrenalin spiking to becoming more susceptible to viruses we can really benefit from having mindfulness in our thoughts, words and attitudes towards ourselves. So what on earth has this got to do with Taylor Swift? Continue reading
Stress, it happens to all of us from time to time. Occasionally stress is our friend, helping us to be alert or perform at our peak – mostly though stress places a huge amount of pressure on our health from our emotional to our physical wellbeing, triggering dysfunction where there was none, or exacerbating pre-existing conditions.
If you don’t have the time to meditate non-stop for three days or yoga’s not really your thing, try incorporating these tips when you’re ‘in the moment’. Continue reading
Have you ever heard of a ‘should-less’ day? Scheduling one could actually improve your wellbeing and enjoyment of life! Continue reading
It’s my birthday today (38 years
old young eek) Around this time of year I always find myself in reflection. I’m sure I’m not the only one! Amongst the school graduations, the work wind ups, the must-catch-up-with friends-before-Chrissy, we find ourselves reflecting on the year that has been. The good, the bad, the ugly. Continue reading