Reducing stress and finding peace

Finding peace during the festivities to refuel   As we head toward the festive season, it may seem obvious that taking a break from work will help you relax and de-stress. But in today’s fast-paced world, it’s actually much more important for your health than you may think. In fact, research has shown that taking […]

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Preparing our children’s posture for the perfect screen-life balance

In every generation there’s hype around a health scare. For millennials, “cancer” seems to be the big buzzword. But what about our children? We live in an age of multiple screens, and shockingly, in the UK, children aged three to four already spend three hours a day in front of a screen (rising to over […]

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The importance of staying hydrated.

Staying hydrated… …is vitally important. Your body depends on water to survive. Every cell, tissue, and organ in your body needs water to work properly. How much you should drink depends on various factors (age, gender, size, climate, exercise intensity) but the general rule is between 1.5 and 2 litres a day. You can easily […]

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Pilates and running: the perfect complement

Pilates and running go together like gin and tonic, or Superman and Lois Lane. Why? Because they bring out the best in each other, they compliment one another perfectly. How? Let me explain… Pilates improves core stability to keep your running technique stronger for longer: Pilates increases core strength and stability, and when all the muscles […]

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How ‘essential’ are essential oils?

Scented candles are soooo last year. Anyone who’s anyone now proudly owns an oil diffuser and boasts of its gazillions of positive effects. I personally only have, erm, 4! Two in the house, one in the car, and my most favourite of all…my mobile diffuser that plugs into my laptop, so wherever I’m working I […]

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Veganism: all the Kool Kidz are doing it, so should I?

I was talking to a particularly slim and attractive, and therefore somewhat intimidating, vegan foodie the other day, and I found myself slightly distorting the truth to try and win favour with this clearly superior being (no, not you Bea!). She asked about my diet, and I replied: “wherever possible I try to eat Vegan”. […]

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