Prioritise deep rest and sleep

Over the last couple of days, we have covered two foundational topics for your wellbeing, that is eating nourishing food and moving your body. Today we are talking about the third very important factor which completes the trio: getting enough rest and good quality sleep. We all know that a good nights’ sleep can doContinue reading “Prioritise deep rest and sleep”

Is your metabolism low? Test at home to see!

Is your metabolism low? Maybe you are one of the many people that say that they have a low metabolism. But how can you know for sure? One way is to see if you exhibit some of the signs of a low metabolism. This includes having chronic low energy and feeling cold, particularly in yourContinue reading “Is your metabolism low? Test at home to see!”

Bedtime snack ideas for better sleep

In my recent post top tips for better sleep, I mentioned that low blood sugar during the night can cause sleep disturbances, in particular waking up in the early hours of the morning and not being able to get back to sleep. This is because when blood glucose drops and liver glucose stores have beenContinue reading “Bedtime snack ideas for better sleep”

Top tips to improve your sleep

Sleep is one of the major players when it comes to transforming your health. Not only can a better nights’ sleep help you to feel more energised and happier but it also has a knock on effect on your other decisions throughout the day. Ever experienced that feeling of being constantly hungry after a nightContinue reading “Top tips to improve your sleep”

To change your habits, first change your mind

Yesterday I shared about how taking consistent, simple actions can set you on the road to success when it comes to reaching your health goals. But we all know we are creatures of habit and often in the beginning behaviour change is hard! Our brains are designed in such a way that all of ourContinue reading “To change your habits, first change your mind”

How to get a good nights’ sleep: A new perspective

Insomnia.. where do I start?! It’s crazy that something as natural as sleep seems to be slowly getting more and more difficult for us humans. Insomnia rates in the UK were already high at 1 in 6 but, according to the Guardian, since the start of the COVID19 pandemic this has increased to 1 inContinue reading “How to get a good nights’ sleep: A new perspective”

Benefits of journaling for mental health

Yesterday I ordered a pack of 6 of my favourite A5 bound notebooks that I use to write my journal. It got me thinking about the benefits of journaling for mental health. I have been journaling on and off for over 10 years and in the last 3 it has become part of my routineContinue reading “Benefits of journaling for mental health”

How to heal chronic fatigue symptoms with yoga

Today’s post is about how to heal chronic fatigue symptoms with yoga and self-awareness. Through my own experience and learning I hope to help any of you dealing with fatigue symptoms to feel better. I shared a couple of months ago about my experience with insomnia and fatigue and my path to healing. I canContinue reading “How to heal chronic fatigue symptoms with yoga”

My experience with insomnia and fatigue

Fatigue is such an awkward topic to discuss. It’s one of those conditions that people who haven’t experienced just don’t understand. It isn’t visible so unless you go around complaining about it all of the time, people assume you are fine. Or if you do try to explain to others they think it is theContinue reading “My experience with insomnia and fatigue”

How to overcome insomnia symptoms forever

Insomnia symptoms are something that has been part of my life for a long time now. I’ve never been a night owl or someone who can sleep in till noon but I did used to have a healthy sleep pattern and wake up feeling refreshed. Somewhere along the line this got disrupted and I’d sayContinue reading “How to overcome insomnia symptoms forever”