Coming up to the holiday season with all the wonderful calorie laden goodies, lunches and cocktail parties how do we ensure we enjoy ourselves and still maintain our weight and health? Continue reading
I love making my own natural body products. They are so quick and easy – this only takes about 10 minutes to make and you can have fun experimenting with the smell and colours! I love the fact that it’s completely natural with no harmful additives or chemicals.
Make some up for your family and friends at the same time. Makes a very thoughtful homemade gift! Continue reading
The last weekend in April 2014 was to prove a pivotal turning point in my life. I can see that now but I didn’t at the time. I came home from work on the Friday and over the course of the evening began to feel quite rough; the thought of food turned my stomach and I felt exhausted. I put it down to jet lag as I’d returned from the UK the same week. I didn’t feel great over the weekend but Sunday we managed a gentle family hike and felt I was on the mend. Later that day though I started to get some weird pains lower and upper stomach pains but put it down to indigestion. Continue reading
I came across this the other day and it really resonated with me so thought I’d share! I hope you enjoy it and it makes you reflect as it did me!
Heavy rains remind us of challenges in life
Never ask for a lighter rain, just pray for a better umbrella! Continue reading
Endometriosis is a condition where tissue grows outside of the uterus causing a great deal of – at times quite unbearable pain especially during menstruation and for many can result in infertility. (Maybe a reason why it took me so long to get pregnant with my son, Alex and then didn’t happen again after a miscarriage a few years later). Causes are not clear and there is no real cure for endometriosis. Continue reading
Well it happened by accident and was never my intention to be working full time now. A couple of years before having Alex I had a senior HR role in a top law firm and I decided that I wanted to give something back to the community and with my firm’s blessing I applied and was accepted to be a JP. It was at that stage I moved to a part time contract with my job, initially working a 9 day fortnight, allowing me to sit in my local court on the days I was not working. Continue reading
Sleep is so important as it impacts on how we feel.
How many hours should we be getting? Continue reading
I think it is true to say that we all spend a lot of time and effort in the pursuit of happiness: Continue reading