Well Being

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…

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…

How Cyberbullying Differs from Standard Bullying How to Stop It

How Cyberbullying Differs from Standard Bullying and How to Stop It Bullies will always exist and they will always try to attack you where they think you are weak. Their personal insecurities manifest in the form of intimidation, belittling insults and the siphoning of self-confidence. Until around ten years ago,…

Do You Need To Be More Social Media Selfish?

Last week I saw the very knowledgeable Andy McKenzie put something on his Instagram about being selfish to be happy. I’m not going to go into the ins and outs of that post, other than to say in general I agree. The bits and pieces I have utilised from NLP and my own personal…

Stress is seriously stressful

Stress is seriously stressful By Fliss Baker Stress is such a little word. I visualise someone pulling their hair, tired, pressured and feeling trapped but it’s even more than that. It is very dangerous physically and mentally to the body. I’m going to tell you what stress does to my…

Yoga: Sun Salutations

Yoga:  Sun Salutations     1.Start by entering your body, connect to your breath-the sacred flow of life within you. Long smooth inhales, releasing any tensions with smooth, full exhales. Standing in mountain pose – tadasana (hands at heart or by the sides palms forward)         2….

A Flow of ideas…

A Flow of Ideas… A long established wisdom and central tenet in personal and spiritual growth, is the saying “Know Thyself.” Such a fundamental aspect which influences all we do through our choices and decision-making, and yet how much time do we give to understanding ourselves? Do you really know…

STOP SAYING YOU’RE “FINE”

  STOP SAYING YOU’RE “FINE” There is a four letter F-word that’s holding you back, but it’s probably not the F-word you’re thinking of right now <chuckle>. The F-word I’m referring to is fine; think about it. In this context, the dictionary defines fine as something that is of a…

Yoga: Twisting Lunge Pose • Parivrtta Anjaneyasana

Twisting Lunge Pose • Parivrtta Anjaneyasana A pose for empowerment and to honour change. This is a great multitasker of a pose. It gets a lot done…. Strengthens the muscles in your legs and glutes Improves digestion and elimination Relieves sciatic pain practiced effectively Improves your balance, concentration and core awareness…

The Connection to Ground.

The Connection to Ground. We are live-wires; electromagnetic bundles of energy connected to streams of activity and interest. We give out signals – of what we want and need – and receive calls, consciously and subconsciously from corresponding attractions, be they people, places or events. As space and time moves…

Brentwood

Brentwood  Our Single and Loving it Chick! Hello Chicks, sorry I haven’t written in a while. A lot has happened in the last few months and a lot hasn’t been happening…I have been sexually inactive since December. No shenanigans, no penetration, nothing. Nada. Zip. Today’s tale is from over a…