Well Being

How To Overcome The Winter Cold In Just 24 Hours

 With winter fast approaching so is the inevitable common cold that the chilly weather brings with it.  But there’s no need to despair this season as Nutritionist Sarah Flower is here to help with her top tips to help you ensure you stay one step ahead and combat your cold…

Ten Simple Ways To Lose Fat – No.3

Rather than fight against the current and continue to try to impress on people that in the long run it’s better to concentrate on eating healthily and adding in a sustainable exercise routine, rather than worrying solely about bodyfat. I’ve decided to give people what they want and put together…

10 Things Women Should Know About Gynaecological Cancers

By Karen Hobbs She was diagnosed with cancer at 24 years old… 1. There are FIVE gynaecological cancers.  That’s right, five different bits ‘down there’ that can get you entry to the cancer club. They are: womb, ovarian, cervical, vulval and vaginal. Yes, the vagina and vulva are not the…

Food for Thought (and better Sleep)

Have you ever eaten so much that you feel tired or sleepy? Sure you have. And you might think that I am going to convince you to eat your belly full in order to sleep better. Because it works right? Well… Sorry but this is not the topic of today….

Ten Simple Ways To Lose Fat – No.2

Rather than fight against the current and continue to try to impress on people that in the long run it’s better to concentrate on eating healthily and adding in a sustainable exercise routine, rather than worrying solely about bodyfat. I’ve decided to give people what they want and put together…

WHY IT’S IMPERATIVE YOU PRUNE YOUR BUSH

Good Lord, I meant rose bush! I was taught something about rose bushes recently, which I thought I would share with you. They are complex little devils, which need a great deal of attention, and their care and maintenance is not wholly dissimilar to nurturing your productivity (as an entrepreneur). Did…

Can’t Find the Bathroom – Online Dating Disaster

Can’t Find the Bathroom Not me. I know where the bathroom is in my own apartment. My Bumble date however, couldn’t figure it out. Let’s start at the beginning… I joined Bumble (another dating app) a few days ago after some encouragement from a friend. I matched with a few…

DKMS • Lara Casalotti’s Story

Lara’s Story 26 year old Lara Casalotti: a human rights campaigner and blood cancer survivor is encouraging others to take time out of their busy schedule to lend a hand in the fight against blood cancer and support the #LetsNailBloodCancer campaign. When were you diagnosed? I was doing research abroad…

Ten Simple Ways To Lose Fat – No.1

Rather than fight against the current and continue to try to impress on people that in the long run it’s better to concentrate on eating healthily and adding in a sustainable exercise routine, rather than worrying solely about bodyfat. I’ve decided to give people what they want and put together…

Your Breakthrough Will Come With…

Your Breakthrough Will Come With… Whatever you’re seeking a breakthrough for, be it a career promotion, dieting results, fitness goals, relationship hopes or business growth and development, there’s one key ingredient you need to make it happen: momentum. Imagine pulling your bike out from the garage and sitting astride it,…

Partner Yoga How-To With Christy and Meg

Hello Friends! We are yogi friends, Christy and Meg and we LOVE sharing our  yoga with you! We are currently on Day 245 of a year-long partner yoga project. Follow along with us on Instagram and try it for yourself! Christy is a yoga studio owner and teacher, and mom…

From nature to nurture, all is energetic

From nature to nurture, all is energetic – How to respond and adapt to new energy streams. Life is a series of flowing energy streams. Some we carry throughout our life and many carry us. Some are intentional, and others we are not always aware of…until something wakes us to them….

Winning In Vegas

Ahhhh Las Vegas. Party central, hook-up heaven…and hangover hell. Never, I repeat, never book an early flight to leave Vegas. You will suffer from major anxiety, you will smell like booze and you will count every sorry minute till you get back to the comfort of your little apartment and…

HIIT to Start

HIIT to Start It’s summer holiday time again and before you know it some friend will be telling you which diet they are trying or which intagrammer has the best crazy programme for getting the best bikini body. The truth is, it’s not about one thing, or one programme. It’s…

LIFE LESSONS ARE EVERYWHERE

LIFE LESSONS ARE EVERYWHERE  Whilst visiting friends and enjoying a BBQ recently, something made me stop, chuckle and take this photograph of a drainpipe. You’re probably thinking I should get out more, or find more scintillating friends, but I go out plenty and these are the best friends a girl…

Partner Yoga How-To With Christy and Meg

Howdy, Friends! We are BFF yogis, Christy and Meg! Christy (left) is a yoga studio owner and Meg (right) is a photographer (specializing in newborn babies). We’ve known each other for about 5 years and in each other have found a friendship full of love, laughter and acceptance.  Practicing partner…

Supersets or Compound sets?

Most of us have heard of supersets and have most likely used them in our training at some point or another, either to save time or to make us feel like we are working harder. Strangely though, you may actually be performing compound sets and not supersets. Super vs compound…

Let Intrigue Be Your Guide

Let Intrigue Be Your Guide Intrigue…a word which captures the imagination. A word which within itself suggests there is more…a hidden discovery to be made. Seeing the world and each other through the lens of intrigue allows for expansion; which invites development of the psyche – of the soul and…

A Spring in your Step

 A Spring in your Step! As I write this article I am watching the hailstones hammering down onto my patio and confusing all my spring plants. Apart from the beautiful bloom of cherry blossom everywhere to remind us it is Spring, arctic winds, hailstones and temperatures struggling to get beyond…

EMBRACE THE WINDS OF CHANGE

Embrace the Winds of Change I was out in the garden not too long ago, picking up the broken twigs and branches, left in the wake of Storm Doris. This got me thinking about the cycle of life. Again. It fascinates me to observe Mother Nature making change happen, in…

Wing Man for the Win.

Wing Man for The Win Me that is. I wing-manned and I won. My pal Amanda had met some dude during the summer at a party at the Playboy Mansion. He was a young guy from Boston in LA on a business trip and was going to be back in…

The Vibration of 2017 – getting to the heart of what we want.

The Vibration of 2017 – getting to the heart of what we want. Struggling with upholding your New Year intentions and resolutions? Is the enthusiasm beginning to wane as the cold nights sap the Christmas spirit of change and newness? Does the 1st of January seem…just so long ago? There…

The Secret to Achieving your Goals

The Secret to Achieving your Goals How are you with goal setting? Do you set big hairy audacious goals, or are yours small and manageable? Are your goals always the same, meaning that you never achieve them? Or maybe you are waiting to be stronger, smarter, more beautiful, even fitter…

10 Motivational Tips for Fitness in 2017

10 Motivational Tips for Fitness in 2017 The 10 motivation tips that you should follow as the year goes on are: 1. Set Goals 2:00 2. Be Accountable 3:06 3. Plan Each Week 3:50 4. Get Ready Ahead Of Time 5:00 5. Don’t Be Afraid Of Failure 5:57 6. Analyse…

Be Smarter with your New Year’s Resolutions

Be smarter with your New Year’s resolutions. It’s time to review those New Year’s resolutions. Review them I hear you say? This early? Well you might be doing ok with yours but there’s no harm in giving them the quick once over. According to a survey done by BUPA, the…

Don’t forget the Past Year. Learn from It!

Don’t forget the Past Year. Learn from It! The year is nearly at an end and I guess that you’ve been so busy living life that you haven’t had time to review it. Taking time out to review always feels like a bit of a chore but I am here…

WHICH WORD WILL YOU GROW INTO IN 2017?

WHICH WORD WILL YOU GROW INTO IN 2017? It is almost the time for New Year’s resolutions but, as a sweeping generalisation, I don’t like them. Too often people make their resolutions flippantly, and without any genuine intent to fuel their successful implementation; so they are more likely doomed to…

Have yourself an Aromatic Christmas…

Have yourself an Aromatic Christmas I felt ready to embrace the festive season when the rich aroma of my Xmas cake wafted through the house after 3 hours in the oven. At Christmas time our senses go into overdrive and for me as an aromatherapist it is my sense of…

Exercise your way to a better mental health

Exercise your way to a better mental health Now lets make one thing clear here, I am not an expert in exercise nor nutrition. I am simply a human being who has had shitty mental health and been on a long and challenging journey encompassing much learning on how to…