Staying healthy during the festive season

tips for staying healthy during the festive seasons

It’s the 1st December which means the festive season is finally here! I love Christmas – the cheesy songs, sentimental films, tacky decorations, calorific drinks and fattening food – there is nothing about Christmas I don’t love. While I’ll indulge guilt-free throughout December, I’ll still try to lead a healthy lifestyle in the run up […]

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Coping with SAD

This morning I woke to the sound of heavy rain falling outside my window and it was still so dark that it felt like the middle of the night. It’s constantly cold, wet and seemingly dark all the time – winter is definitely on it’s way! If you haven’t guessed yet, I’m not a winter […]

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A weekend of rest and relaxation

weekend coffee

Last week was a stressful one and by Friday evening I was feeling absolutely exhausted. As I write this on Sunday afternoon, however, I’m feeling refreshed, relaxed and ready to start another week. While the clocks going back last night and getting an extra hour of sleep might have helped, I was also lucky that […]

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Dealing with stress

dealing with stress

Juggling a demanding career, with marathon training and this blog, along with trying to squeeze in time with my friends and family, means that life can get really hectic at times. Often I’m on the go from when my alarm goes off at 5am and won’t stop until 10pm. While some see being busy as […]

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The impact of nature on our wellbeing

how nature impacts our wellbeing

October is almost here already! While this means that my social feeds are full of autumn leaves, pumpkins and cosy knitwear (I’m not complaining btw), it also means that there are only four weeks until the clocks go back – when the days start getting shorter very quickly and winter is not far away.  My […]

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A wellbeing weekend in Warkwickshire

weekend break in warwickshire

A change of scenery is usually all it takes for me to feel refreshed and rejuvenated. A couple of weeks ago I headed over to Warwickshire for a long weekend break, which came at the perfect time for me as I had started to feel run down, tired and lacking in motivation with both my […]

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How to stay fit and healthy during autumn

how to stay fit and healthy during autumn

Now that September is here it won’t be long until the days get noticeably cooler and the nights longer. Autumn is on its way! I love autumn, it is one of my favourite time of year and early autumn usually brings with it perfect running weather. I also love this time of year as hiking […]

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