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

My top 6 food, fitness & wellness podcasts

I don't know about you, but I'm addicted to podcasts for my commute, for spicing up boring admin tasks, and for keeping me company while I'm cooking in the kitchen. I just wanted to share some of my favourites in the realms of food, fitness, wellbeing, health and all that jazz that you might like … Continue reading My top 6 food, fitness & wellness podcasts

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?

4 simple tips: become more CONFIDENT

Anytime I see posts and articles about this I find it SO INTERESTING because I feel like we all get insecure sometimes and want to be a little more confident. I'm a super shy person. Always have been. But I am less painfully shy than I used to be, to the point where now often … Continue reading 4 simple tips: become more CONFIDENT

Life Chat: changing your name, marriage & feminism

So this isn't a fitness or nutrition post by ANY stretch of the imagination, but I often blither on with lifestyle nuggets on here don't I, so we'll squeeeeeeze this into that and call it content, shall we?! To change or not to change? That is the [feminist] question... In all seriousness, I wanted to … Continue reading Life Chat: changing your name, marriage & feminism

#6 Inspire Interview Series – ALICE MAY PURKISS – FREELANCE WRITER & COPPAFEEL TRUSTEE

I'm so grateful for some of the interviews I've been able to do as part of this Inspire Interview Series - it's mind-blowing to see the range of different but reeeeeally cooool shizz people can do when they put their minds to it! If you missed any of the previous installments, they're all collated here … Continue reading #6 Inspire Interview Series – ALICE MAY PURKISS – FREELANCE WRITER & COPPAFEEL TRUSTEE

My daily routine – how fitness, full-time work & life can co-exist

These posts are always a bit strange I guess - my fiancé laughs at them because he's like 'who cares about your daily routine?' He's kind of not wrong... does anyone care?! Possibly not. But I kind of do - I love reading them. I guess I'm just nosey - and it's an easy way to understand how people who … Continue reading My daily routine – how fitness, full-time work & life can co-exist