Introduction to IBD: What it’s Like Living with Ulcerative Colitis

I have decided to be more open about my health and dealing with a form of inflammatory bowel disease on my blog – so here is the first post! I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis at 18 after months of symptoms, the main ones being severe upset stomachs, fatigue, nausea and passing blood. One of…

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Bamboo Straw Pocket Pack from The Friendly Panda

The perils of plastic, much like the material itself, are everywhere right now. Statistics from Surfers Against Sewage state that plastic pollution can now be found on every beach in the world, with microplastics even found embedded deep into Arctic ice. With the rate we use plastic increasing along with the population, approximately 8 million…

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3 Ingredient Breakfast Pancakes!

So, these are in no way a creation of my own, but whoever invented them, I am eternally grateful.  I wanted to share with you my go-to, post-run breakfast at the moment. Mainly, because it is delicious!  You Will Need: 1 Banana approx. 100g. 2 Eggs. 10g Milled Chia Seed Butter, Oil, Fry-Light (Something to…

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Advanced Yogis Only

So, what is an advanced ‘yogi’ – please enlighten me. Because, next year will be my tenth year of practise and fourth year of teaching and I would not consider myself advanced.  I really, really, REALLY, hate classes that exclude based on ‘experience’. What I regard as ‘advanced’ yoga will be different to what you…

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So I Started Running.

It took me until Week 5 of isolation to reach utter boredom. At first I didn’t really mind quarantine, I am a ridiculously busy person, juggling university, teaching yoga, blogging, gym, socialising – the list goes on! It was nice to have some guilt free down time. I had time to read books that weren’t…

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Using the Yamas to navigate the chaos of COVID-19

As my teacher, Coby Kozlowski says, yoga is about teaching us to ride the waves of life skillfully, and let’s face it, we are currently in the eye of the storm. There is so much chaos and disorder, not to mention a lack of patience, kindness and compassion in society in the midst of the…

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DIY Yoga Mat Cleaner

As I am sure you are all already aware, we are in the grip of what has now been titled a ‘pandemic’ when it comes to the Coronavirus and I won’t waste my time in repeating the general instructions given on how to stay virus free (if you haven’t been washing your hands until now,…

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Tea

Another great opportunity for self care is making time for tea! I LOVE tea and all sorts of different teas ❤️ the tea in this photo is Rose Tea by @ktlondonn which I bought at the @omyogashow and is one of my favourites! Rose Tea is great for your skin and I always feel so much fresher after a…

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Self Care

The first in a series of posts about approachable, affordable self care ideas! One of my favourite opportunities for self care is snuggling up with a good book and a great cup of coffee! If you haven’t checked out your local library, find a time to go! Joining the library is free and whilst you…

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