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My 6 Step Self-Care and Detox

Today we are talking about self-care and different ways to detox the body as spring begins, from the Chinese New Year perspective. Spring means new beginnings, so it is an ideal time to refresh the body and get it moving. I wanted to share my self-care routine as I thought it might inspire others to […]

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Cultivating Self-Compassion: A Gateway to Lasting Wellbeing

In the current climate, stress has become an inevitable companion for many. I often find myself emphasising the profound impact that self-compassion can have on overall well-being. In this blog, we’ll explore the significance of self-compassion and delve into practical exercises to nurture this crucial aspect of self-care. Understanding Self-Compassion At its core, self-compassion involves […]

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Stress: Friend or Foe

Is stress a friend or foe? Let’s dive into the nitty-gritty of why managing it is not just a luxury but a necessity for your overall well-being. I’ve got some hints and tips that’ll not only inform you but also add a sprinkle of fun to your stress-busting journey. So, picture this: stress hits, and […]

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Mastering the Art of Work-Life Balance

In the fast-paced world of professional commitments and personal responsibilities, achieving a harmonious work-life balance has become an elusive goal for many. As a stress management and well-being coach, I understand the challenges individuals face in juggling demanding careers and personal lives. In this guide, we will explore practical strategies to help you strike a […]

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My Zoe Journey

Nourishing Body and Mind with Zoe Embarking on a journey toward better health and nutrition is a personal and transformative experience. My path took a significant turn when I discovered the Zoe Program. A comprehensive approach to understanding and optimising my body’s needs. I’ll share how this programme has become an essential part of my […]

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Unleashing the Power of Journaling

Journaling, a helpful development tool In the journey of self-development, one powerful tool often underestimated is the simple act of journaling. As a coach who has personally experienced transformative benefits through journaling, I can attest to its profound impact on changing mindsets, uncovering unconscious patterns, and fostering positive change. In this blog, let’s delve into […]

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Mastering the Art of Productive Meetings: Time-Saving Strategies from a Well-being Coach

Enabling productive meetings is an art we can all adopt. In today’s fast-paced business world, the demands of professional life can often leave us feeling overwhelmed and stressed. The never-ending cycle of meetings can be a significant contributor to this stress, especially when they are unproductive and time-consuming. As a well-being and stress coach, I’m […]

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How Somatic Movement Works

Somatic movement refers to a type of movement therapy that focuses on improving the mind-body connection and releasing chronic muscle tension. It involves a series of gentle, mindful movements that aim to retrain the brain and nervous system to restore natural alignment and relieve pain. How Somatic Movement Can Help Here’s how somatic movement can […]

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Navigating Stress

Unlocking Resilience: How Coaching Can Help You Navigate Stress Life can be filled with exciting opportunities and inevitable challenges Hey there, fellow small business warriors! Life in the world of entrepreneurship can be exhilarating, challenging, and at times, downright stressful. As a resilience coach, I’ve had the privilege of witnessing the incredible power of coaching […]

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Why I love Gardening

Starting a new garden from scratch Gardening is a fun and rewarding hobby that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. It’s a great way to get outside and enjoy the fresh air, and it can also be a therapeutic activity that helps reduce stress and promote relaxation. When we moved into our new […]

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I am Going Local

Moving I moved exactly a year ago this month. I went from being in the busy East End of London to a quiet village in Essex. Best thing I ever did! In fact, the picture you can see behind the text is the view I am looking at right now, out of my office window. […]

Pain Relief Secrets

How I managed to get rid of my lower back pain – forever! A few years back I had been suffering from lower back pain for a couple of months. I went to my usual “Goto” fixes. The osteopath and the shiatsu practitioner. Nothing seemed to do anything more than give relief for a couple […]

Why Somatic Movement is so Critical

What is Somatic Movement? Somatic movement is the movement of the body as a whole, or of individual parts of the body. It includes both voluntary and involuntary movement and can be either purposeful or non-purposeful. It is an important part of human development and is essential for maintaining physical health and well-being. A Movement […]

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Menopause: The Hidden Gift

Over the course of six blogs, we are looking at Menopause. Why? Because so many women go through it, without understanding the changes, and how they can manifest. I was diagnosed with burnout back in 2011. I realise, with hindsight, that menopause was a major contributing factor to my symptoms and mental state. Are you […]

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Time to Relax and Renew

As the year draws to a close and the nights drawn in, its time to relax and practice some self-care. Self-care is a phrase coined by psychologist Dr. Richard J. Hillman in the early 1990s to describe time spent looking after one’s emotional, social, and physical needs to prevent or reduce feelings of stress and […]

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Managing Holiday Stress

The festive period is a time for joy and celebration, and for many of us it’s a time for family and friends, giving gifts and eating wonderful food. However, for many it’s also a time of increased stress, from shopping, to cooking for the family, there can be a lot to do. Managing Christmas can […]

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Drug Spiking: Are Women Safe?

As a female in today’s society, it is an unfortunate fact that you have to be on your guard when it comes to being out at night. With the recent reports of drug spiking being on the rise, women are trying to be more vigilant than ever. And we are all asking the same simple […]

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Chronic Fatigue

Why talk about Chronic Fatigue? Today let’s talk a bit about chronic fatigue, what it is and how you can manage it. We spoke to Dan Thompson from Southend Acupuncture to hear his perspective on chronic fatigue and how you can include acupuncture and exercise in your routine to help with symptoms. Chronic Fatigues is […]

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Menopause – Natural VS HRT Part 2

Over the course of six blogs we are looking at Menopause. Why? Because so many women go through it, without understanding the changes, and how they can manifest. I was diagnosed with burnout back in 2011. I realise, with hindsight, that menopause was a major contributing factor to my symptoms and mental state. Are you […]

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Menopause – Natural vs HRT Part 1

Over the course of six blogs we are looking at Menopause. Why? Because so many women go through it, without understanding the changes, and how they can manifest. I was diagnosed with burnout back in 2011. I realise, with hindsight, that menopause was a major contributing factor to my symptoms and mental state. Are you […]

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Menopause and Stress

Over the course of six blogs we are looking at Menopause. Why? Because so many women go through it, without understanding the changes, and how they can manifest. I was diagnosed with burnout back in 2011. I realise, with hindsight, that menopause was a major contributing factor to my symptoms and mental state. Are you […]

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Menopause – Taboo and Ignorance

Why are we talking about menopause Over the course of six blogs we are looking at Menopause. Why? Because so many women go through it, without understanding the changes, and how they can manifest. I was diagnosed with burnout back in 2011. I realise, with hindsight, that menopause was a major contributing factor to my […]

Would Five Hour Work Days Benefit Everyone?

Would five hour work days be beneficial? I came across a topic on LinkedIn in which people are discussing whether shorter shifts of five hour days would ensure a better state of wellbeing for employees and the companies they work for. The scheme is being tested in Scandinavian countries, the US and UK. There are […]

The Great Resignation

#TheBigShift – Are people are quitting city living? I was delighted to be asked by Andrew Seaman from LinkedIn News about my perspectives on “The Great Resignation.” People are not just resigning from jobs, they are resigning from city life and looking for an existence with more balance, clearer air and less stress. With companies being more open […]

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Health, Fitness and Wellbeing in 2021

This month we invite guest bloggers Fola Ademoye and Narayani to talk about taking care of your own health. If there is just one thing we learned in 2020, it is just how important being and keeping healthy is. Yes, that means looking after you! According to Public Health England, many women have suffered from […]

Uncertainty Part 4 of 4 – Managing Ambiguity

Managing Ambiguity Why is uncertainty and managing ambiguity stressful? Uncertainty is stressful because of the fact that it is the unknown. The only certainty is that life is uncertain! That’s probably a phrase that you have heard more than once, specially recently. We all know it, but do we truly believe it? Do we strive […]

Uncertainty and Stress Part 3 of 4

Mindset Why is uncertainty stressful? Uncertainty is stressful because of the fact that it is the unknown. The only certainty is that life is uncertain! That’s probably a phrase that you have heard more than once, specially recently. We all know it, but do we truly believe it? Do we strive to control the uncontrollable […]