The fitness benefits of improving your range of motion

Your range of motion is basically a term referring to how well you can move a particular part of your body. For example, if you have a good range of motion in your shoulders, you’ll be able to fully extend them above your head and externally/internally rotate them too.   If you want to achieve your fitness goals, you need…

Does your immune system hold the key to your illnesses?

The one thing we don’t often think about when trying to get better is to treat the source of the illness; instead, we tend to treat the symptoms . Does it not seem obvious to treat the underlying cause? Additionally, we don’t consider the effect our immune system can have on our overall health, from our skin to our tolerance…

‘Fall in love with taking care of yourself: Mind, Body and Spirit’

What makes you feel good? Is it freshly painted nails? Fresh bedding? A large glass of your favourite wine? Or a combination of all three? The thing about what makes YOU feel good, is that it isn’t something I can teach you. I can’t tell you what makes you feel good, but I can tell you what makes ME feel…

My morning drink for de-bloating

My stomach and I have never really been friends. With a gluten and dairy intolerance and unpredictable IBS I seem to spend most of my life bloated and with some sort of discomfort. The few mornings that I wake up with a flat, non-distended stomach, feel like a blessing and I’m slowly finding ways to ensure that they come around…

A Ripple in the Ocean – Self Pep Talk

So I’ve moved to London. Perhaps the most daring thing I’ve ever done was commit to renting a property for a year on a temporary two-month intern salary with only the hopes and dreams of a job to rely on. Some might call it a very stupid idea, and I have to admit at times I’ve thought that myself. But…

Find your Matcha – with Teapigs at Harvey Nichols

Last week an impromptu invite from a close friend and fellow blogger Pippa Leon (find her over at Pip Pip Hooray) resulted in an informative evening of cocktails and matcha with the premium tea brand Teapigs, at the renown Harvey Nichols Terrace. Teapigs have teamed up with the Fifth Floor Cafe and Terrace at Harvey Nichols to create a fabulous and tranquil…

Getting into Running – By someone who struggles with it

I’ve always envied the runner, breezing past me on a packed London pavement, their rucksack bouncing upon their back, breath heavy, lycra sweaty. What an exhilarating way to travel, to see the world and not to mention keep the heart healthy. In comparison I’ve always felt somewhat heavy like my legs don’t move in that way, my lungs burn after only…