Ask yourself what role F.E.A.R plays in your life? We all, at some point in our lives, perhaps even daily, experience FEAR. London yoga and meditation teacher, David Lefebvre Sell introduced last week’s yoga class in Canary Wharf with an invitation to consider whether FEAR played a part in our yoga practice or, in our lives for that matter. … More Shun the ‘F word’ – feel the F.E.A.R and do it anyway
Roses are red, violets are blue – romance is wonderful and so are you As Valentine’s Day draws to a close and you are busy smelling the roses and devouring another of those little heart shaped chocolates in red foil, know that, whilst it is wonderful to have received love tokens from another, you don’t need … More Remember to love yourself every day
Embrace new experiences at every opportunity I’ve started travelling to work by boat in the mornings to make the most of living by the river. A chat with a fellow passenger this morning reminded me to appreciate and embrace all of the differences we encounter every day. Try seeing life through a child’s eyes We both … More Be curious and embrace the differences every day
My relationship with the traditional roast dinner partner, Yorkshire pud is back on – really? Really!! Courtesy of the Sail Loft in Greenwich. You may be ok with fats and oils. For me, it’s often a trigger, so whilst I might tolerate food in a restaurant, sometimes I can’t tolerate the oil they use which … More Delicious non-oily Yorkshire pud @ The Sail Loft, Greenwich
Healthy and healing pancakes, really? I suspect you are reading this thinking pancakes, healthy, really? …. It’s all true, gluten free pancakes, made from a fruit/vegetable that apparently has naturally occurring anti-inflammatory properties. I know! I, too was over the moon when I discovered these delightful morsels of healing deliciousness. And the weird science? The … More Healing pancakes for breakfast anyone?
We use this expression quite a lot don’t we. We often say it to encourage ourselves, or others, to overcome obstacles in life. I encourage you to spend some time thinking about how these three simple words might help to build your toolbox to Calm crohns, or any other physical challenge you are experiencing. Have … More Mind over matter
You? me, and so many others are discovering that we can’t tolerate dairy, or, some forms of dairy. My biggest concern is cow’s MILK. People have allergies to milk, intolerances and for some, they decide another form of milk suits them better. Margaret Thatcher gave us milk If you are of my generation we were force fed … More Dairy, dairy quite contrary: How does milk affect your gut?
Elixir a magical or medicinal potion. We hear a lot about morning rituals and how the morning is the most magical time of the day. I do firmly believe that it sets a rhythm and map for our day, from silence, meditation and exercise to what we eat and drink. This belief has ancient roots … More Lemon, turmeric, ginger water – a morning elixir for your gut
It’s Halloween, it has been a long day at work, you need to shop for supper, your tum hurts and you want to soothe it. The easy fix is to try the sticky plaster of a painkiller. Sure, that’ll make you feel temporarily at ease – but ask yourself: Isn’t it only masking the issue? … More Boiling bones isn’t just for Halloween