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Isolation self care

I've created this simple check list for if / when you find yourself in isolation over the next few months. With 4 children and a husband working in London I feel I may be needing ...

baked miso aubergines

Aubergines might be my favourite veggie. I love their silky texture which lends itself so well to many different cuisines. The trick is to cook it just right without a load of oil either grilled, ...

simple self care tips

We all have different causes that drain us and make us feel tired and overwhelmed. And we all have different tools to enable us to fill our cups and get back to how we usually ...

how yoga trapeze can target back pain

Modern life has contributed to most of us experiencing back pain at some point in our lives - poor working postures, spending lots of time sitting and bent over screens and phones, as well as ...

fussy little eaters?

This is a question that comes up again and again with my clients, who are determined to make changes in their families diets to include more plants, however often their children are not quite so ...

Sleep during lockdown

A survey carried out by Kings College London reveals more than half the UK population has had problems with sleep during lockdown. Considering the financial stress most people have experienced - 7 out of 10 ...

Why are we drawn to certain yoga poses?

As I furthered my studies on yoga philosophy, one of my favourite subjects to explore was the stories and myths surrounding each particular pose. Why they were named 'Warrior' or 'Monkey' or 'Cow face'. The ...

More raw

What’s the big deal with raw? 'Raw' seems to be a health-food buzzword but I wanted to explore the true benefits of a diet focused on raw foods, or foods which have not been heated above ...

Surviving or thriving?

Hi everybody, its been a while since I've written a blog post. Life has certainly whirled things up and spun us on our axis these last few months hasn't it? I've probably never been so ...

Is mindfulness overated?

Mindfulness has become a bit of a buzzword recently. But what does it really mean? Is it useful for us or is it a word that is overused and applied to anything that speaks of ...