Why do we look after our cars better than our bodies?

We take them for preventative care, maintenance, health checks, but when was the last time you took yourself for such a thorough and regular servicing? For women especially, it’s not just about cancer. This is one very horrific and serious thing we must all watch out for, but what’s about the other stuff? The other…… Continue reading Why do we look after our cars better than our bodies?

Over doing it? Training, hormones & body image

Usually, my blogs are either inspired by my own personal experiences or by the many amazing people I am fortunate enough to meet. Recently, I’ve totally shifted my attitude to my training and yoga practice and begun to reflect more on this since meeting Dr Maria Ridao Alonso from Dubai Herbal Treatment Centre. A ‘conventional’ doctor, she also…… Continue reading Over doing it? Training, hormones & body image

Healthy meal services in Dubai: The Skinny

So the last few weeks, I’ve tried three different meal delivery services. It’s a long time since I wrote this story so I wanted to see what was going on in this massively growing ‘healthy eating’ market. In Dubai, these businesses thrive. In London, if I told someone I spent the best part of Dh3,500-5,500 (UK…… Continue reading Healthy meal services in Dubai: The Skinny

5 Tips for choosing a yoga teacher training

As yoga grows in the UAE and not least, in Dubai, there are many more teacher training opportunities coming up. But like anything, like a decent degree, you want it to have value. You want it to come with credibility and recognition, something you can travel the world with and open up beautiful new doors…… Continue reading 5 Tips for choosing a yoga teacher training

Gut Health 101

Many people suffer in silence with gut and digestive health issues and don’t even realise why it’s so vital to get it fixed, or at least not until they figure out that it is the cause of something they may have thought was totally unrelated. It’s the basis of everything that happens in this amazing…… Continue reading Gut Health 101

Food intolerance: it’s not a fad diet

All too often when you tell people you can’t eat something, whether it’s gluten, wheat, dairy, eggs, maybe like me, all of the above, people will assume you’re ‘on a diet’. So I thought it was a chance for me to explain here that really, food intolerances aren’t a choice, they’re not a diet, they’re…… Continue reading Food intolerance: it’s not a fad diet

Five habits of an inspirational woman

It’s easy to admire people from afar, see what amazing things they’ve achieved and perhaps think ‘that could never be me’. So what is it that makes a ‘successful’ person and what even is ‘success’? This itself is such a subjective judgement. You may have all the money and physical riches in the world but…… Continue reading Five habits of an inspirational woman