Earl Grey Latte

I made this warming drink this morning to comfort my tired body and mind. It’s smooth and frothy, bright and floral, delicate and sweet.

Do you ever experience night time blues? That’s not the proper terminology but it’s what I call it. This particularly heavy wave of melancholy that hits when it reaches about 8/9pm almost every night. I’ve never been a good sleeper. For as long as I can remember I’ve had trouble falling asleep, staying asleep and all too frequent read more

Demystifying Wellness – five simple practices

Wellness can seem like a fixed state. One that we should work towards tirelessly and once we achieve it, we become well for life. I don’t believe that is the truth at all. Wellness is a journey. It’s a process. It fluctuates. Every choice we make affects our wellness in some way – physically, emotionally and spiritually.

January can cause a lot of blues. In fact, today is known as ‘Blue Monday’. This new space we have entered into, usually with high hopes and read more

Warm Breakfast Pears with Almond Butter

These warming and delicately sweet pears have been my breakfast for the past week or so and a welcome part of my morning routine. As soon as I’m out of bed I oil pull then I have a mug of warm herbal tea (usually rosehip or ginger) after that I do my movement/meditation practice, whether it’s yoga, pilates or some improvisation, before making something to eat. The weather is bitterly cold and I definitely haven’t been feeling 100% this past week so something simple and comforting read more

Intentions over Resolutions

It seems safe to say that with a new year approaching most people either have the notion to start afresh, find a sense of renewal or do some transformative work in their life in the coming months. The last five years or so I’ve favoured creating intentions for the year rather than setting any resolutions or goals. Intentions to enhance my life rather than resolutions that restrict. A kinder, more gentle way of calling in and setting in motion what I would like the year to have in store read more

Cacao Energy Bites

It truly feels like winter right now. We are set to experience temperatures peaking at -2 over this weekend, I’m sipping spicy chai daily, blankets are all over the flat and I’m constantly looking out of the window to see if any snow has fallen yet. The recipe I’m offering you today is one that is great for gifting as well as keeping up your own energy levels as things get busier towards the holidays. I usually make the gifts I give my loved ones at Christmas and truffles read more