Why using chocolate as motivation to exercise is actually a good idea

Relying on inner motivation to stick to an exercise habit doesn’t work. It’s just not realistic. We all need a back-up plan, and mine involves using chocolate as motivation to exercise. Motivation alone isn’t enough Why? Because even when we have discovered the deepest, most meaningful, most honest WHY behind our desire to improve our…

How to create a low-stress and effective exercise plan for working mums

As a busy working mum, you have enough on your plate. You’re pressed for time, stressed, and taking care of lots of responsibilities as it is. But if you want to make time for movement or exercise, I’ve got great news for you. It doesn’t have to be complicated! And it doesn’t have to take…

Why self-care isn’t optional for working mums

As a busy working mum, I know what it’s like. You wear all the hats. You spend your days running around, splitting your time between all the jobs and responsibilities going on in your life. There’s work, the children, the house, the pets… the list goes on and on. It’s no wonder finding time for…

Stretches before bed for a good night’s sleep

Falling into bed tired and wired at night? If you want to improve the quality of your sleep, try these gentle stretches before bed.

How to fit movement into your everyday as a working mum

As a busy mum, you already juggle plenty of plates. So what can you do to fit movement into your everyday life as a working mum?

How to lower stress while hybrid working

As many employees are now being called back into the office a few days a week after months of working from home, and hybrid working becomes the new norm for many, personal situations and home dynamics are changing again. And as we know, change (even positive change) always brings an element of stress with it,…

What to eat to reduce stress and to increase your energy

Did you know that what you eat has the potential to not only help you reduce stress but also increase your energy? That’s right. Because food is fuel, and what we decide to eat has a direct effect on our concentration and mood. And I’m not talking about the instant boost you get from a…

30 days 30 minutes outdoors challenge

I set myself a simple challenge this January, to help me get through what is always a tough month. 30 days, 30 minutes of movement outdoors. It could be any kind of movement: running or more gentle walks with the puppy or a friend, or simply playing outside with the kids. Any kind of movement…