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 ❤️
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!
Christmas is a time of year most people are crazily excited about... it often seems the only ones who aren't are those with family difficulties and those who have suffered a loss. But there's also a group that tries to stay unseen over Christmas and so gets overlooked: While often forgotten, people with eating disorders, … Continue reading Things not to say over the festive season |Food, Christmas & Body Image
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
I actually can't believe that I had my first ever Kobox class in October last year. If you happen to have stumbled across my instagram, you'll know it's an essential part of my week - and most days! I wrote this post after a few months of Kobox, and everything I said is still true. (I … Continue reading How 1 year of KOBOX changed my body and brain!
So those of you who also play with me on instagram may have seen that I ended up in hospital on a drip and medicated up last weekend, and it did really shake The Boy & I up and is leading to some massive lifestyle changes, so I thought I'd share details. I went to … Continue reading Allergic reaction to alcohol? | How I ended up in hospital
I don't know about you, but I'm an obsessive reader. This applies to fiction for fun, but also non-fiction, articles, blogs... If I want to learn about something, I trawl through EVERYTHING I can find on the topic. It's a little bit weird and obsessive, actually...! And this can be a really useful (if nerdy) … Continue reading Do you need to stop reading and start DOING?
Am I vain to have a fitness instagram? Is social media positive or negative for health and fitness? What are the dangers of social for the fitness industry? In this post I wanted to look at some of these FAQs because I think it's a super important issue! Vanity, fitness and social media Did anyone see … Continue reading Is it Vain to have a Fitness Instagram? | Dangers of Social Media
If you've seen some of my Instagram posts this week you'll see I've struggled with a few 'down' days. It's totally natural to have off-days, but I've really been tough on myself and feeling terrible about my body, which is a shame because I've worked really hard over the last couple of years to channel … Continue reading 10 Ways to Boost Body Confidence on Bad Days (without workouts!)
I think it's fantastic that fitness is getting so much media and public attention, I really do. But there are important things to remember, too. It ain't about the money, honey. the good There are some great things about how fitness fashion has now become 'a thing'. Gone are the days of it people just … Continue reading fitness & health: marketing myths busted