Category: wellbeing

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…

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,…

How to rock your 2017 goals

Happy New Year – well almost! Don’t you just love that fresh start feeling that comes with a brand new year? I know that fresh starts can get a bad rap, but personally I love using the energy that comes with a shiny brand new year to get super focused on what I’d like to…

My Self Care Routines and Rituals

Self care is one of those terms that’s in danger of becoming so overused it becomes meaningless. I do love that it’s on women’s radars now, but for some, it’s easy to become just another stick you beat yourself with when you don’t get to practise self care in the way you think you should….