Why we choose to parent without punishments and rewards

I can’t think now how I came to discover parenting without punishment specifically - I think it must have been something I naturally discovered having got really into the neuroscience and psychology of child development during pregnancy, and once you know how that works there’s no going back. One tricky side effect of that research … Continue reading Why we choose to parent without punishments and rewards

Motherhood, feminism, glass ceilings, work vs home & Jimmy Choos ❤️

When I was younger (like MUUUUCH younger!) I thought I’d go back to work after having a baby at 6 weeks post partum. I guess I thought I’d be a career mum and back in my Jimmy Choos. Christ knows why. Maybe movies? Media? It felt more feminist to teenage me? Who knows. (Still a … Continue reading Motherhood, feminism, glass ceilings, work vs home & Jimmy Choos ❤️

Preparing for Labour | How to ditch the fear of giving birth | Pregnant in a pandemic

Well hello again everyone! I've been fairly quiet on here which is odd given that you'd think in lockdown I'd have had much more time to blog... but being pregnant in a global pandemic, having started a new job (my first fully qualified lawyer job) remotely and various other things have meant that blogging just … Continue reading Preparing for Labour | How to ditch the fear of giving birth | Pregnant in a pandemic

New rituals & health habits | my morning wellness routine January 2020

So you may have seen on instagram I became a bit sporadic posting in early Jan this year, and then went offline for a few days with some health stuff. Nothing like something feeling wrong with your body to make you focus on taking care of yourself, right? I usually rely on my hardcore boxing … Continue reading New rituals & health habits | my morning wellness routine January 2020

Anxiety & Overwhelm Toolkit: “Tapping”, or EMT – does it work?

I'm going to review my experience of 'tapping' or 'EMT (Emotional Freedom Technique)' in this post, but first I just want to tell you a little bit about how I came across it, and share a kind of disclaimer! I came across tapping via Jody Shield, who I first saw speak on a wellness panel … Continue reading Anxiety & Overwhelm Toolkit: “Tapping”, or EMT – does it work?

New Year’s Resolutions – Yes or No?! Goal-setting, fitness & food |Hello 2020!

Happy New Year everyone, first of all! Hope you all had a great Xmas and NYE, but if you didn't... don't sweat it! I had such an amazing time with the wedding in mid December, a lovely mini moon... but then got plunged back in to work stress, then Xmas, and then because of the … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions – Yes or No?! Goal-setting, fitness & food |Hello 2020!

Have a greener (not Grinch-ier!) Christmas: Simple Sustainability Tips

I don't know about you, but every single day I feel a bit sick about the amount of plastic packaging we see everywhere - and yes, I'm an eco-hypocrite because I have my plastic kobox bottles, for example (although I reuse them as much as I can!), or buy the odd innocent green smoothie which … Continue reading Have a greener (not Grinch-ier!) Christmas: Simple Sustainability Tips

Easy steps to clearer skin: Green Beauty & Organic Skincare tips

You may or may not have noticed, if you're with me on Instagram, that I'm loving all things Tara Mackey at the moment (music, books, you name it...! If you haven't read Cured by Nature or WILD Habits, you totally should, and I'll post about them separately as they're totally life-changing!) Her new single 'Level … Continue reading Easy steps to clearer skin: Green Beauty & Organic Skincare tips

6 natural ways to manage anxiety & mood (that aren’t meditation!)

It's no secret that pretty much the entire world is over-tired, undernourished, bombarded by stressful technology, media, internet, work requests 24/7... or even if not, anxiety is actually nothing new, we just live in a world which makes it more of an epidemic than ever because we're so disconnected from the natural way of living … Continue reading 6 natural ways to manage anxiety & mood (that aren’t meditation!)

8 Benefits/Side-effects of Boxing You Never Expected!

I make no secret of my love for boxing (yep, I really enjoy watching the sport as well as going to classes at KOBOX [check them out in City, Chelsea and Marylebone]) and, when I can, getting in PT to focus on padwork and technique) so this post won't catch anyone by surprise... I always … Continue reading 8 Benefits/Side-effects of Boxing You Never Expected!