Mind

Mental Health Awareness Week: You’re Not Alone

I know how anxiety, panic attacks and depression can make you feel so isolated; the irrational side of your brain convinces you you're the only person in the world to be experiencing these thoughts and feelings. The more I read memoirs, watch interviews, listen to podcasts and talk to people about mental health, the more… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week: You’re Not Alone

Lifestyle, Mind, Reviews

5 Positive Podcasts

Over the last couple of months in particular, I have really gotten into podcasts, perhaps because I spend a lot of my day walking to and from gyms and studios where I train clients and teach classes! I believe podcasts can be really helpful; whether you use them for entertainment, education or even comfort if… Continue reading 5 Positive Podcasts

Lifestyle, Mind

5 Tips for Happiness

Tomorrow, 'Blue Monday', is said to be the most depressing day of the year; the concept was publicised in 2005 by a holiday company (thanks guys) which claimed to have calculated the date using an equation; they added up the effects of the cold weather and dark evenings, post Christmas debt and lack of motivation… Continue reading 5 Tips for Happiness

Body, Mind

It’s Cool to be Calm: 5 Breathing Techniques to De-Stress

Have you noticed whenever you ask someone how they’ve been most people’s response is ‘OH, SO BUSY’...I know mine usually is. It’s true to say that this year has been one of the busiest I’ve had...work, becoming a self-employed PT, trying to network as much as possible to grow my business, taking part in a… Continue reading It’s Cool to be Calm: 5 Breathing Techniques to De-Stress

Body, Fitness, Mind, thoughts

In Shape My Shape Campaign

“Health, just like houseplants and Tupperware, comes in all shapes and sizes” - WomensHealth Like so many of us, body image is something I’ve always been very aware of, but since becoming a personal trainer and working with different physiques on a daily basis, I’ve come to realise how unique we all are, how 'healthy'… Continue reading In Shape My Shape Campaign

Mind

Mental Health Awareness Week: My Top Tips for Managing Stress and Anxiety

“The sun is a daily reminder that we too can rise again from the darkness, that we too can shine our own light” ~ S. Ajna 🌻 Every week should be mental health awareness week. We all have our demons. We all fear. We’re all vulnerable. I guess it’s what makes us sentient beings, what… Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Week: My Top Tips for Managing Stress and Anxiety