The power of connecting with nature

To finish off week two of the Women’s Wellness Challenge, which is all about connection, I want to share the importance of connecting with nature for our wellbeing. Connecting with yourself, with others around you and with the natural environment are all essential elements of creating a healthy and balanced life. When we are feelingContinue reading “The power of connecting with nature”

Move your body and be happy

Exercise is another word that is often tainted with negative connotations. Why do most women exercise? Usually to burn calories, lose weight, tone up or compensate for over eating. Thinking about exercise in this way makes it feel like a chore or a punishment. It’s no wonder that it can be so hard to buildContinue reading “Move your body and be happy”

Food as nourishment not punishment

How many times have you started a new year by vowing that this will be the year you finally succeed on that diet? Perhaps you have signed up to Weight Watchers or bought a book about the keto diet and have committed to going all in? After indulging over the festive period it is normalContinue reading “Food as nourishment not punishment”

How have a healthy autumn season

In today’s post I want to share my top tips for staying healthy during autumn season. I am back in the UK after a year living in Greece and it is clear that autumn has arrived! Fresh mornings, mild, dry days and dark, cold nights are fast approaching. Actually, although I love the summer energy,Continue reading “How have a healthy autumn season”

Common nutrient deficiencies and the benefit of eating MORE

As usual, I want to go against the typical health and fitness industry advice and this time talk about common nutrient deficiencies and the benefits of eating more food. We are so often told we need to eat less if we want to be fit and healthy but is this really the case? In myContinue reading “Common nutrient deficiencies and the benefit of eating MORE”

Yoga and body image: powerful tools and traps to avoid

I’m really enjoying teaching my online Yoga for Women classes on Sunday evenings. It’s a really cosy way to end the weekend and to connect with other women whilst we are in lockdown. If you’re interested in joining the class contact me and I will send you the joining details. This week the class themeContinue reading “Yoga and body image: powerful tools and traps to avoid”

Menstrual cycle tracking: your unique self-care tool

With my health coaching clients we look at many things that can contribute to a healthy lifestyle including nutrition, movement and stress-management. But the most important self-care tip that I recommend from day one is to get to know your menstrual cycle. This can be either through a menstrual cycle tracking app or using aContinue reading “Menstrual cycle tracking: your unique self-care tool”