Category: wellbeing

Things I’m afraid to tell you

I have a feeling that this is going to be a long post so do grab a cuppa and join me while we have a good old chat. It does feel like it’s been a long while since we had one of these. Before you read on, this is unedited sweary Laura, and I’ll also…

How to embrace minimalism for greater wellbeing

minimalism for wellbeing

What comes to mind when you think of minimalism? Stark white interiors, a tiny number of possessions and maybe no TV? That was what I thought minimalism was before I watched The Minimalists documentary on Netflix a few weeks ago and started to learn how minimalism can lead to greater wellbeing. The film resonated with me a…

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…