Work Smarter, Not Harder

How far do you go to do a good job? I used to proudly answer that question with early starts, late finishes, non-existent lunch breaks and living for my work. What I didn’t share were the tight-chests, shallow breathing, sickness, disrupted sleep, lack of appetite and anxiety that I felt over consistently striving to reach…

International Random Acts of Kindness Day

Do you remember that time a stranger went out of their way to show you kindness? Perhaps you slipped over and they helped you to gather your belongings or maybe you’ve been lucky enough to be the beneficiary of a kind ‘pay it forward’ customer. Whatever it was, it’s almost certain to be filed away…

Food Is Fuel

Most of us have a complex relationship with food, whether we realise it or not. Food can comfort us, it can transport us back into nostalgic memories and is used as a celebration at many points in our lives. But our emotional attachment to food can also be unhealthy as we subconsciously look to food…

New Month Resolutions

It’s February Eve, and just like NYE, I’m celebrating with resolutions, goals and renewed faith in both myself and the weeks ahead. Ok, so that might be a little overboard but you get the gist. I want to talk about setting New Month Resolutions, which is exactly what it says on the tin. At the…

5 Winter Workout Motivation Tips

Let me paint a picture: The alarm rings at 6am. You’ve set it an hour early so you can get a run or workout in before work, but the snooze alarm is right underneath the stop button, it’s cold and dark outside and your bed’s just so comfy that turning over for 5 more minutes…

Creative Expression: A Personal Story

January is officially International Creativity Month, which falls nicely in line with many resolutions made a few weeks ago to start a new hobby or make time for something that used to bring us so much joy. Whether you identify more as a writer, musician, artist, painter, designer, dancer, cook or crafter, you’re probably already…