What is mental fitness?

Just like doing a few calf raises while brushing your teeth (a great way to fit in movement!), mental fitness is about flexing your mind muscles, keeping your brain and emotional health in a good shape – not in the sense of brain training or memory games, but feeling mentally well, positive and resilient in…

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Menopause and the Mediterranean Diet

Change – the eternal struggle for women.  From school, puberty, relationships, careers, child bearing (if you choose!), relocation and the menopause – we definitely get put through the ringer. That’s what Davina McCall’s latest documentary ‘Davina McCall: Sex, Mind and the Menopause’ really resonated with me. I’ve been through huge changes and trials in my…

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Not a pancake in sight: flip the script on Lent

New Year’s Resolutions slipped by the wayside?  That’s OK, happens to the best of us, let’s embrace Lent and spring and kick start cutting those heavy or sweet foods out of your everyday diet. It’s crazy, I can’t believe we see Easter eggs in the shops just as Christmas passes by. Maybe we can use the…

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Calming down from Christmas chaos

Christmas Day has passed and we’re onto that limbo between the big day and New Year. Hopefully it’s a time of relaxing and enjoying time with the ones around you, but it can also be stressful.  There’s a growing wave of people trying to keep their festivities simpler and easier, favouring less stress, good food,…

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Sleep stress – clear your mind so the body can recharge.

Goodbye November, Hello December… can you believe it’s almost 2022? While the past couple of years have simultaneously flown by but also dragged, December always seems to be manic – regardless of what’s happening in the world. If you’re struggling to see everyone, be a great Mum, prepare for the festive season, stay on top…

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