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Tag: self care

What are the fundamentals of self-care?

I’ve been talking a lot recently about self care: how it’s in my view, not a trend, but a sustainable way to listen to and have respect for your body.   Self care means different things to different people, which is where some of the confusion comes from. In essence,…

Stories I loved this week.

  Want a more innovative company? Hire more women. (TED)   I loved reading this history of the chopped salad. (Bon Appetit)   Broccoli helps promote a healthy gut. (Science Daily)   Stop telling women their pain is normal. It should be treated. (The Guardian)   It’s true what your…

6 ways to take care of yourself this weekend.

It’s been quite a week, hasn’t it?   The news has been overwhelming recently, with stories of loss, craven abuse of power, sexual misdeeds and stories of utter bravery.   It’s a lot to take in, and for many of us, these stories unearth old memories that we thought we…

I Tried It: 30 Days of Yoga

Do you do yoga? It’s something I always recommend yoga to my stressed out clients. It’s incredible for reducing cortisol, the major stress hormone, and getting people to focus on the quality of their breathing. In addition, a recent study shows that yoga and meditation can significantly improve brain function…

Stories I loved this week.

I’ve been talking a lot about self-care and ways to destress recently. It’s so essential. Here are five more ways to feel less stressed. (Healthyish) I love this profile of Oprah, especially this line, “When the shoot is finally over, I am taken to the teahouse, a romantic, open-air stone…

What’s your self-care routine?

Self-care has become a hot topic these day, as people search for a way to keep grounded in what feels like crazy times.   Self-care, as in the act of taking small moments for yourself, in order to uplift, centre and increase energy, is not the selfish act it’s sometimes…

Stop telling me to be nice.

I wrote this on Instagram this morning and wanted to expand it out a little. In the last three days, I’ve been seeing many posts talking about the need to ‘be nice’ to others as we all process the result of the US election. These posts frustrate me. What I…

The importance of self-care.

There’s been so much depressing, upsetting news recently that sometimes I feel like shutting off my phone and laptop and burying my head in my pillow until it all goes away.   But it’s not going away, is it? Between Brexit, the US election, even the abuse that Meghan Markle…

An ode to self-care, rest and reflection.

I talk a lot about food on this blog, a bit about fitness and a smidgen about love. The eat, the love and the move.   What I’ve been realising this summer is how important rest and a sense of peace are to your own self-love, self-care and ability to…

Stories I loved this week.

  How do you keep your spirits up when it feels like you want to give the whole world a time-out, when so much seems to keep going wrong? What do you do to keep the positive energy going in your life? Switching off and staying away from news sites…

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