HOW TO SIT WELL!

I have written time and time again about how we have not yet evolved to cope with the demands of modern living. There simply hasn’t been sufficient time and evolutionary pressure for us to manage the radical changes we have made to our diet, movement patterns, stress responses and living environments in the last fewContinue reading “HOW TO SIT WELL!”

3 WAYS TO HELP HEAL BACK PAIN NATURALLY

Back pain, particularly in the lower back, is one of the most common physical complaints. There are a number of factors specific to the individual, however there are some common threads running through each case that can be managed with my three-part protocol. First and foremost it is important to recognise that your pain isContinue reading “3 WAYS TO HELP HEAL BACK PAIN NATURALLY”

READING YOUR BODY’S POSTURE

I recently wrote an Instagram post about how being super physically flexible isn’t necessarily always a good thing. In it, I wanted to express how there is an absolute connection and continuity between your physical, mental, emotional, social, spiritual and environmental worlds. Bringing awareness to our posture or physicality can tell us a lot about our approach to lifeContinue reading “READING YOUR BODY’S POSTURE”

FEELING WIRED OR ANXIOUS POST-EXERCISE?

Have you ever experienced post-work out panicking or an inability to wind down? Or have you ever connected the two? Unfortunately it can be one possible side effect of overworking your upper body or working with incorrect alignment. Overstimulating your upper back and neck muscles, particularly for stressed people, can send the body into panicContinue reading “FEELING WIRED OR ANXIOUS POST-EXERCISE?”

SIMPLE BUCKWHEAT PANCAKES (gluten, sugar, dairy free)

Here’s a delicious, nutritious pancake recipe you can use this Pancake Tuesday! I’ve listed some savoury and sweet filling ideas below. Remember that choosing a sugar-free breakfast is crucial in keeping insulin levels balanced and keeping you fuller for longer. It also helps you better tune in to what your body truly needs – sugar oftenContinue reading “SIMPLE BUCKWHEAT PANCAKES (gluten, sugar, dairy free)”

CHANGING THE STORIES

We have all created narratives throughout our lives that keep us locked into unhealthy thought patterns. Even though these stories make us feel fearful, angry, sad or anxious, we love them because they feel like home: they’re comfortable, familiar & predictable. One of the stories I love to run is that life = worry. IContinue reading “CHANGING THE STORIES”

SIMPLE FRUIT CRUMBLE (gluten, grain & sugar free, paleo, vegan)

This dish is my current obsession: fresh, flavorful, gooey stewed fruit, topped with a crunchy crumble topping. It’s the perfect light dessert for the summer or cosy winter pudding drenched with organic cream. It also doubles as a delicious and healthy breakfast alternative for cereal addicts, as it is far superior in bio-available nutrients, fatsContinue reading “SIMPLE FRUIT CRUMBLE (gluten, grain & sugar free, paleo, vegan)”

PRE AND POST RUN TIPS & EXERCISES

  There are a lot of contradicting views regarding stretching out there, especially stretches associated with running. In my opinion, what will assist you most seriously, as always, is enjoying and connecting with what you’re trying to achieve. There is no point in making yourself run if you hate running and there is no pointContinue reading “PRE AND POST RUN TIPS & EXERCISES”

PLUM CREAM (dairy, sugar, grain & gluten free, paleo, vegan)

I’m always trying to find healthier options for desserts as a way to help with sugar addictions and sweet dependencies among us all! So I’ve come up with the below recipe which I think is a great alternative to the normal sugar laden ice-cream or yoghurt. Of course you can play around with different fruitsContinue reading “PLUM CREAM (dairy, sugar, grain & gluten free, paleo, vegan)”