Thoughts & words
inspired by life.
Practising and preaching self care is a lifelong mission and quest. Since becoming a mum these 8 lessons have been invaluable (spoiler alert) and sometimes painful!
Self Care is good for us, good for those we love, and good for society, and it’s all interconnected. Guest blog by Kate Collier from SelfCarePsychology.
I love inspirational women who teach others how to love the skin they’re in. Angela Harkness inspires women to grab life by the horns and live it.
So many of us push ourselves in multiple ways to be perfect but what would life be like if you let go of perfect and embraced life as is?
‘Not to do’ lists are just as important as ‘to do’ lists. Here I share the 7 things I stopped that revolutionised my self care.
It is the season of love. Whilst Valentines focuses on romantic love I think it’s the perfect opportunity to focus on the most important love – self love.
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Christmas can be hectic, demanding and downright stressful. Here are 7 simple and easy self-care tips to help reignite the magic of Christmas.
It takes someone truly remarkable to turn their suffering into a service. Meet the inspirational woman that is Carol Hanson.
Stress. It’s a word we’re really familiar with and use on an almost daily basis. But stress is more detrimental to your health than you realise and learning to tame it can be a game changer for your health.
Meet Jackie Wren a sought after personal trainer and amazing woman who teaches people to be happy and healthy – read her inspiring story here.
Every story we create begins with a decision on how to perceive the experience we’re having. So, is your story a fairytale or nightmare?
Why Mental Health is often more subtle than you think and why you should never tell someone with an Eating Disorder to just eat.
Meet Lynn Hord, The Joy Coach and founder of Joy School. She helps people love the skin they’re in by accessing their joy – read her story here.
We’re taught from a young age that saying yes is better than to say no. It’s easier to say “yes” than “no”. But, before you do, consider these things.
It is the very essence of our being to want to grow and transform. We long to reach the destination but is there more to learn from the journey?
There are endless ways you punish yourself, but the behaviours seem normal. Isn’t it perhaps time for you to nourish yourself?
Zestember is an annual 30 day health challenge for September, inspiring you to invest a little bit of time every day to get healthy or healthier.
Wishing away your days and hoping for the next big thing? What would it take to live in the moment?
Why is it when it comes to our health and body and dreams we demand instant success? Why don’t we value the journey? It takes longer than you think.
I’m not ready. You know, I’m not quite there. A few more days. A few more pounds. Let me just tidy a bit. I’m. Just. Not. Ready. But here it is – you are!
Travel is one of the few things in life you spend money on and it makes you richer. But why is that? I share insights learnt from over 13 years of travel.
I am often amazed how women allow different numbers define them and specifically, how a number on the scales can influence how they feel about themselves.
What is it that really scares you? What is the thing you fear above all else?
Is it Fear of change? Fear of being alone? Fear of being laughed at? Fear of failure? Fear of losing control? So many of us are SO afraid of what might be that we never move forward.
I met Rebecca and we hit it off immediately. She walks her walk as well as talks the talk and she’s a brilliant, inspirational and down to earth woman who enjoys bubbles as much as Kale.
An original poem to honour women. An ode to women to honour those before me and blaze a trail for those that follow. I am woman.
Every year when the sun comes out, it starts. Ladies, we’re bombarded by messages telling us to get “beach body ready”. Here’s the thing you already are!
We have two words in the English language that are the most misunderstood – they’re either your biggest springboard or your prison “what if …”
Forgiveness. It’s a word we hear a lot. “I’m sorry” is muttered at almost every indiscretion – But what does it really mean to forgive yourself?
My first trip was inter-railing around Europe but it didn’t start pretty. 15 years later and with over 50 countries visited, I owe it all to my first trip.
Claudia Fallah is London’s best-kept secret. She’s an exceptional skin care specialist and has been helping men, women, and children for over 25 years love the skin they’re in.
I know I’m not alone in standing in a changing room on the brink of an utter meltdown. I know you’ve been there too. When your size changes everything.
Looking in the mirror and feeling disgusted, ashamed, uncomfortable. Pulling, prodding, sucking in – hoping that in a certain light or angle maybe just for a moment you’ll like what you see or somehow, magically, your body will morph into something else.
It’s hard being a woman today. We’re meant to look like a supermodel, have a high flying career, be a cook, lover, cleaner, confidant, daughter, mother and friend and never break a nail. Even Superwoman would struggle!
I have a confession to make… My life isn’t perfect. There, I said it. Out loud. On the internet. I mean the whole world could see that I’ve outed myself!
When I think of Alice in Wonderland I think of the little girl that drank the potion and shrank. Many of us it seems, drink a potion early in life that makes us somehow believe we are meant to be small and fit through the small door in life.
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