Cache Podcast – Well-being

Earlier last year I had the pleasure of talking to Dawn Mulvaney from Cache for their Podcast – ‘Pod-cache’ – about my favourite subject well-being. You can listen to it below! Cache offer high quality qualifications for the care and education industry, and are the UK’s leading sector […]

The health benefits of Mushrooms

“Mushrooms are miniature pharmaceutical factories, and of the thousands of mushroom species in nature, our ancestors and modern scientists have identified several dozen that have a unique combination of talents that improve our health”. (Quote by Paul Stamets, (2011) It’s surprising what mother nature gives us as a […]

To De-caf or Not to De-Caf 

One of the first things I do on a morning is make myself a cup of coffee. A well-known brand of instant coffee granules and splash of skimmed milk, then I settle in my armchair to debate the morning’s news. It helps me wake up and enables me […]

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 […]

Notes from Whitby 2/2

…I’ll tell you what works for me…….I’ll guarantee it will be similar as we are made from the same stuff…….but different because we are all unique….…..you need to find your own balance…. …I’m here to help! 😉Read more below if you can decipher my handwriting…..

Notes from Whitby 1/2

….we haver too much choice these days and choice begins to fatigue us……we need to reclaim our ‘soul’… …simplify things….…read more below (if you can decipher my hand writing!)….