Lifestyle

21 Things I’ve learned in 21 Years

Okay, it's a big wide world out there and full of life lessons to come, but here they are: 21 things I've learned so far in 21 years. Comparison is the thief of joy. With social media especially, it's easy to look at someone we follow and believe they have it better than us, despite… Continue reading 21 Things I’ve learned in 21 Years

Events, thoughts

The Work Life Balance Project

A couple of weeks ago, I attended an event in London which was part of The Work Life Balance Project; a new social movement encouraging people like you and I to build our careers around something we love doing, and to generally just look after ourselves: mentally and physically, in our work and in our own… Continue reading The Work Life Balance Project

Food

Nutrition Myths that Could Be Affecting Your Training

Disclaimer: I'm not a registered nutritionist or dietician. Having said that, being a personal trainer means I do have a good understanding of nutrition, and I regularly look at client food diaries. It's amazing how, when we as PTs make simple adjustments to our clients' recorded eating patterns, there can be such a positive shift… Continue reading Nutrition Myths that Could Be Affecting Your Training

Mind, yoga

Balance: An Update of My Yoga Journey

I’ve always believed life to be a bit of a balancing act: having a good work/rest ratio, socialising/spending time alone, eating well/not becoming obsessive, training hard/allowing time for recovery... When I have a good balance of all these things, my mind is clearer, I generally feel more relaxed and, as a result, I’m more productive… Continue reading Balance: An Update of My Yoga Journey

Mind, thoughts

HAPPY NEW YEAR

Blimey, is it really 2018? Time again for new beginnings... I constantly have ideas and goals I want to achieve, so, for me, new beginnings certainly aren't exclusive to this time of year. I believe you can change things or start over at any point - midway through a year, a week or even a… Continue reading HAPPY NEW YEAR

Food

Spiced Chai Latte Recipe

When I was about 14 my friends and I would go to Caffe Nero every Friday after school and buy giants mugs of hot, sweet chai lattes. Now days, although I still love the flavour, I find the ones from coffee chains far too sickly. I created this super simple recipe from all natural ingredients,… Continue reading Spiced Chai Latte Recipe

Food

Refined Sugar-Free Mince Pies

"Mince pie and a cuppa?"...the question is music to my ears in this festive season, especially after a long walk in the cold, or a 'hard' day of Christmas shopping! There's nothing more comforting. Although shop-bought mince pies do vary depending on the brand, they generally all have one thing in common; serious quantities of… Continue reading Refined Sugar-Free Mince Pies