Tag Archives: wellbeing

Running with an Olympian

Hello hello! What would you say if I told you that I spent yesterday morning running across the embankment dodging commuters with an Olympic athlete?! Confused? Well, don’t worry, I haven’t ditched my day job in hopes of Rio glory. I’m still very much a novice when it comes to all things fitness, which is […]

In Defence of ‘Clean Eating’

I want to preclude this post by saying that I am a lifelong fan of gluten in all its forms. I adore cheese, I can polish off a Five Guys burger like there’s no tomorrow, and chocolate is my BFF. I am a fan of all food generally (except mushrooms, but let’s not get into […]

Imposter Syndrome & Not Being “Interesting”

I’m fairly sure that everyone has these days. Days where they feel blurred in the background, like the real you just isn’t being seen. When everyone on social media seems to be having big discussions and you can’t think of one measly tweet. You’re not especially sad or miserable. In fact, you’ve got it pretty good […]

Miss Representation

The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.  – Alice Walker This quote introduces the documentary Miss Representation on Netflix. The film examines the mainstream media’s depiction of women, and how this contributes to the lack of females in positions of leadership. It’s something I genuinely feel […]

My Favourite Spring Wellbeing Products

When I first started this blog (nearly two years ago now – say whatttt) I was all about the experiences over the things. For example, I never really found beauty products, fashion or material stuff that interesting. Partly because I wasn’t that bothered about following trends, but mostly because I was poor LOL true story. I […]

Easter Special – Peanut Butter Cups Recipe

It’s Easter! The season of great food. Chocolate eggs, chocolate bunnies, roast lamb, hot cross buns, more chocolate eggs… You can see why I love it, right?! Before heading back to the parents for the long weekend and going hard on roast dinners and windswept walks, I’ve been celebrating Easter a little bit differently this year. On Sunday […]

10 Great Podcasts that Aren’t Serial

… Because everyone knows that Serial’s Season Two  isn’t a patch on Season One. Is it just me, or are podcasts having a real resurgence right now? Sorry if that statement offends any seasoned podcasters or podcastees, but I’ve only come to love and appreciate them in the past year or so. These days it seems as […]

The Women Who Inspired Me in 2015

HAPPY NEW YEAR FOLKS! I have a cheeky 2015 in review post to put up soon, but for today I’m taking a leaf out of Emma’s amazing post to do a quick shout out to all of the fantastic women who inspired me in 2015. Even though it’s technically a little late, but what you […]

7 Things I Learned from Big Magic, aka the Big Game-Changer

I was at the London Book Fair earlier this year when I first came across Big Magic. The huge poster that Elizabeth Gilbert’s publisher had put up on their stand caught just about everybody’s attention with its eye-popping fluorescent colours. This book was clearly going to make a statement. I didn’t get my hands on a copy until […]

My Autumn/Winter Wish List

If I see the words ‘pumpkin spice latte’ on the internet one more time I swear I might do my own version of this EPIC rant. The seasons are changing once again, and I’m in that confused stage of having to start wearing different clothes, and realising I hate all of my winter stuff. Factored in […]