B12 and a Plant-Based Diet

Although the majority of our nutritional needs can actually be met reasonably easily on a plant-based diet, this is not always true of B12. This essential vitamin is most commonly found in meat and dairy products. If you are following a plant-based diet then it is a great idea to take the following advice into…

Meditation and Happiness

Meditation is an incredibly powerful tool for processing emotions, alleviating stress and also for boosting happiness. The latter of these concepts may not be one that you have connected to meditation before, but with regular meditation you are highly likely to soon feel your happiness grow. Happiness & Relaxation When you spend an ample amount…

Coming to Terms with Your Anger

Anger is generally an uninvited and unappreciated emotion that can strike at any time in response to a negative experience. Although it can be difficult to prevent anger entirely, it is possible to address this emotion in order to help alleviate the effect it has on your mind. Understanding your anger is the first step…

How To Improve Your Sleep Cycle

If you caught my blog post last week then you will have discovered just how important it is to have an optimum sleep cycle. This is unfortunately not something all of us enjoy, but there are ways to improve the quantity and quality of the sleep that you are having! Set an Alarm Your alarm…

Is Your Sleep Cycle Causing You Harm?

Getting a full eight hours of undisturbed sleep every night is something that many of us are aware that we need to do, but the reality is that it is not always achievable! There are many reasons why you might not get enough sleep – or enough good quality sleep. This could be because of…

Prioritising Plant-Based Foods

We all know that there is much to be gained health-wise from including more fruits and vegetables in our diets. You do not have to always be eating the latest superfoods in order to stay healthy, and there is an abundance of goodness to be found in common fruits and vegetables. If you know how…

How to Handle Your Hormones

Mood swings can strike at any time and although there are certain common likely causes, it is something that can’t always be managed in the same way. What Are Mood Swings Your mood swings may be characterised by a variety of things, such as unexplained crying or unjustified irritability. It is important to remember that…

Top Perfect Sportswear Picks

As a yoga teacher, author, nutritionist and a parent I am constantly on the go! Cycling is one of my great loves and I always prefer to go by bike from A to B, whether I’m off to teach a class or go to a meeting! Dressing appropriately is a must when you cycle a…

How to Make Time for Yourself

Wishing for extra hours in the day is certainly not a new concept and many of us are often left wondering where the time goes! With such busy schedules and such limited time to fit it all in, the idea of finding additional time for yourself may often seem laughable, and even verging on impossible! …

The Super Nutrient: Vitamin D

Finding ways to boost the presence of vitamin D in the body is a great idea for improving and maintaining your general health. With our busy modern day lives it can be super easy to negate our own health, and to pay little attention to the nutrients that we are consuming. However, this can quickly…

Aubergine Dip

This dip is absolutely amazing both hot and cold, and is bursting with both flavour and nutrition! Aubergines are packed full of vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre. They are particularly prized for their ability to help lower cholesterol and assist those who are trying to lose weight. Sweet red peppers are an excellent source of…

Keeping a Cold at Bay

Catching a cold doesn’t really sound like a serious health problem, but it can drag on and quickly drain your energy and motivation. Depending on the health of your immune system, a cold can last anywhere from a few days to a few weeks. The rate at which your body recovers, and how much you…