“You have to love yourself”

My son said the most fascinating thing to me a couple of weeks ago, around the time of his third birthday. The conversation went something like this… Me: “Who do you think I love most in the world?” Milo:  “Me!” Me: “Yes,...

Please just leave me alone!

Yesterday I had to run a few errands in town between clients.  I found myself dashing around, trying to get everything ticked off my list, when I realised I was quite hungry and just needed to stop.  So I took myself off to a lovely little cafe, tended to some work...

Jazzing up your fluid intake

We all know that we should be drinking plenty of water.  As an absolute baseline, the standard guideline is to consume 2L daily, but for many people the requirement is a lot more.  Fact is, the more body mass you have, the more water you need to drink.  Plus you ought...

The £250 Christmas pudding

On Christmas Day my mother-in-law was very excited to inform us that she had purchased a Waitrose Heston’s Hidden Orange Christmas pudding.  Apparently the previous year there was so much hype surrounding this pudding, that Waitrose had sold out and people were...

Why you should not be starting 2014 with a diet

I know, I know – it almost goes against the grain to say that.  We’re so primed for new year detoxes, resolutions and health kicks that it sounds almost idiotic for me to suggest that you should NOT be dieting in the new year. The thing is, I’m of...

Corporate Chick to Fitness Fanatic

If you’d told me five years ago that I’d be running my own Limited Company, coaching health and fitness to people all over the world and writing eBooks I would have laughed and said “Pull the other one!”. Rewind to early 2007… I’d recently moved into a new...