Small steps end in big results

What’s your relationship like with exercise at the minute? What historically has exercise meant to you? What exercise did you do in the last week? I used to find that how I felt about exercise was rooted in how I felt about it as a teenager. With my […]

Discipline! Let’s get to work!

Last night felt like a watershed moment in some ways. Although as with most things about self care these moments are simply reminders of things we already know either instinctively or because we’ve been told them and are choosing to ignore our knowledge. I was reading Daily Self […]

Get outside!

Outdoors is great! We love walking or being away in our folding camper. Get the sun on your face and the wind in you’re hair! We’ve spent the day at Aysgarth Falls in North Yorkshire and it’s been wonderful! Some gentle exercise, some sunshine, some beautiful scenery…. and […]

Gonna make you sweat!

So, what’s your relationship like with exercise!? On and off? Non existent? Gym bunny!? What exercise did you do last week? What are you planning this week? And why does it matter? Exercise is the second element in the self care trinity (more here). We’ve already talked about […]

Let me introduce you to the triangle!

Here it is! Your route map to self care. My self care model (lovingly drawn for me by one of our fabulous students Anna Short). It’s simple and straightforward but it’s what you need to get sorted. And over the next few days I’ll tackle each element of […]

I had the most exhausting weekend yet……

What a weekend I had last weekend! I actually never stopped! Yet, I woke up on Monday morning morning feeling refreshed and excited about how much I was going to get done! Why’s this! Why was I not shattered and daunted by the week ahead! Well, for all […]

Sort out your morning first!

The establishing of a morning routine is vital to starting the day on the right foot (that’s the ‘correct’ foot not necessarily the ‘right’ one – you could start on the left one if you want!). Your first ‘steps’ into the day are crucial to how your day […]

Running… my best friend!

Ask me why I run and I’ll tell you “Because I have to!” I’ve ran since I was about 17 when I decided as a slightly curvy teenager that I needed to do something. And I’ve ran all of my life. It’s a bit of an addiction I […]