Flatten your stomach in a week – possible?

‘It doesn’t matter what size you are, what colour you are, you can do whatever you put your mind to’ – Amber Riley OK before we start, there are two caveats to this weeks’ post: Number one and very, very important – for those of you shouting ‘Embrace your curves! Size doesn’t matter!’ please read… Continue reading Flatten your stomach in a week – possible?


‘True self-care is not bath salts and chocolate cake, it’s making the choice to build a life you don’t need to escape from’ – Brianna Wiest Everywhere I look recently there seems to be something about self-care. It’s clearly an important thing to do for both mental and physical health, but what does it actually… Continue reading Self-Care

How to succeed on a dating site

‘The goal of online dating is to get offline as quickly as possible’ – Amy Webb As we emerged from the enforced hiding as a result of the pandemic, dating sites have seen a surge of interest. People are deciding that now is the time to meet someone, perhaps because they have found being on… Continue reading How to succeed on a dating site

Life Lessons with Vincent Van Gogh!

‘Great things are done by a series of small things brought together’ – Vincent Van Gogh Last week I went to the Van Gogh Immersive Exhibition in London’s East End with my youngest son’s girlfriend. He might not be an obvious person to give us suggestions to live a long, healthy and happy life given… Continue reading Life Lessons with Vincent Van Gogh!

Keeping it Clean

‘Trauma is a result of an overwhelming sense of danger, powerlessness, and fear. Healing is a result of feeling safe, empowered, and supported’ No, not a post about housework! Clean Language – what do you think when you read that? Maybe you think it means not swearing or saying something rude. That’s a good start… Continue reading Keeping it Clean