Success: what does it really mean?

As the year draws to a close, while I don’t believe in New Years resolutions, I do think it’s a good time to reflect on what’s been, take in the lessons we’ve learnt and observe the growth which the last year has given us. So what does success mean to you? How has your life…… Continue reading Success: what does it really mean?

New Year: The annual mid-life crisis

It’s that time of year, a little bit like an annual mid life crisis, where many people feel the need to slap together a list of things we ‘must do’, the new year resolutions list. I’ve already been asked what’s in store for 2017. Honestly? I don’t know for sure, and that’s ok. Of course…… Continue reading New Year: The annual mid-life crisis

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

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