How to get your workout mojo back

workout mojo

When I look back over 2016 and think about my wellbeing, the big missing part of the picture was exercise. After years of being a gym bunny and running 3 half marathons my workout mojo had completely left me. Even when I was pregnant I was going to the gym (I worked out the day…

How to practise Lagom: the scandi concept of balance and moderation

Lagom

So it seems like we have just managed to embrace Hygge and then another scandi concept word comes along! Lagom (pronounced la like ‘car’ and gom like ‘prom’)  is a Swedish word which roughly translates as ‘just enough, sufficient, in moderation’. It’s no wonder it’s become yet another wellness and life concept people are keen…

The mind body connection: how to get out of your head and into your body

mind body connection

Ever since I studied NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) and CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) I’ve been fascinated by the mind-body connection and how working on our minds and thought patterns can impact our behaviours and in turn our physical health and wellbeing. The mind-body connection is written about in many different ways but for me it’s become…

Indian Butternut and Lentil Stew

lentil stew

So you guys already know I’m not a great fan of January, but this Indian Butternut and Lentil Stew is definitely one of my favourite things about it so far. I originally came up with this very simple recipe in December when trying to throw myself something together for lunch. I had half a butternut…

Hygge Essentials for the Winter

Whilst I love the very start of a brand new year, I have to say that the rest of January kinda sucks. I’m not a fan of the British grey, cold and damp weather that usually extends right into February and whilst the days are getting lighter it often doesn’t feel that way! For me,…