Overwhelm: a tidal wave crashing over you

Do you come across people that talk so quickly that it’s exhausting to listen to? You can almost see and feel their mind ticking over at 100mph, the thoughts racing through their mind – like stepping onto a rollercoaster. It’s like a whirlwind, their thoughts are so intense that they don’t know how to slow…

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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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What does Wellness mean to you?

How do you bring wellness into your life? Is it…  being fit and healthy? being less stressed? feeling happy? a well planned day? going for your daily walk? being in control? knowing you have a holiday booked? managing your healthy eating? ensuring you’ve followed up with a therapist or health professional? All of these things…

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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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