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

Online antenatal course – The Maternity Collective

I just thought I'd pop on here and do a quick review of a course I found really useful in my prep for getting our beautiful baby born this October, however that ends up happening (!) be it vaginal delivery or out of the sun roof 🙂 This is not sponsored, nor was it gifted … Continue reading Online antenatal course – The Maternity Collective

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?

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!)

10 simple ways be kinder to the planet – Eco-Fitness & Sustainability

Sustainability and eco-friendly everything have finally started becoming part of mainstream conversation, probably with many thanks to social media and influencers promoting these topics. Some people have come under fire for this (I've seen a well known fitness blogger get attacked for suddenly becoming a sustainability activist!) but I don't really understand why - making … Continue reading 10 simple ways be kinder to the planet – Eco-Fitness & Sustainability

The new wellness craze… spirituality?

Spirituality is slowly seeping more and more into the instagram wellbeing bubble - I've recently heard spiritual wellness coaches like Jody Shield speak at events alongside fitness and nutrition professionals, showing people that spirituality can combine with modern life and isn't just for hippies in a field dancing naked wearing hemp and sandals. Former 'fitness … Continue reading The new wellness craze… spirituality?

#8 Inspire Interview Series – REBECCA KING – Lawyer (Associate at one of the Biggest American Firms in London)

Sorry it's been a little while since the last Inspire Interview... today's is completely different to the careers we've spoken about before, which is why I love doing this series so much... there are so many amazing people doing cool jobs in all kinds of different industries, and talking to everyone about it is great … Continue reading #8 Inspire Interview Series – REBECCA KING – Lawyer (Associate at one of the Biggest American Firms in London)