Miso Roasted Cauliflower with Tofu, Quinoa and Greens

This was last-minute-Monday night dinner at it’s most flavoursome. We love vegetables that can happily roast away whilst do other kitchen activities or even read. We love quinoa that can be bulk cooked to find itself on this merry plate, in a salad, or in a lunch box. A magnificent way to get your vegContinue reading “Miso Roasted Cauliflower with Tofu, Quinoa and Greens”

Being your most effective and present self: part 2 

It’s what on the inside that counts… Top tip 1: Positive self-talk Our thoughts proceed everything that we do. We think we are hungry; we think about the meal we would like and we take action to have that meal. We receive an email at work, we think about completing the task it details andContinue reading Being your most effective and present self: part 2 

Enhance Your Focus

Part one of a series on being your most effective, present self. Three free things you can do: Cold exposure: 5 minutes in a cold shower, a dip in the ocean or a walk in cold temperature in minimal clothing. You can derive further benefits from these practices by focusing on your breath while experiencing theContinue reading “Enhance Your Focus”

Experience Can Work One of Both Ways.

You can either let the years and knowledge build you up or let it weigh you down. It can either feed or deplete your determination and the ultimate thing it comes down to is having an enthusiastic mindset. If you don’t feel like you have enough experience you will want more and this will feedContinue reading “Experience Can Work One of Both Ways.”

Morning Mindset

If you’re fortunate enough to be in work that fosters within you a passion and ambition then you are absolutely in the winners circle. Maintaining this lead or gaining it however, requires balance and a resilient mindset. A solid morning routine can absoltuly help you achieve it. How you start the day has a profoundContinue reading “Morning Mindset”

SPRINT BREATH SWIM

I love getting to feel like an animal. Something sprinting across the land and then moving in the ocean. Being outsideGetting your heart rate upFeeling yourself freeze and catch your breathGets all sorts of instincts humming and there’s no doubt I’m addicted to the rush of it Any time I can start the day likeContinue reading “SPRINT BREATH SWIM”

Struggle to Feel Full?

How it all works Your digestive tract is laden with receptors that feed chemical information to your brain via the vagus nerve and other neurones. Your gut is essentially looking for certain nutrients; amino and fatty acids that will then trigger satiety hormones to be released to decrease your appetite. Where it goes wrongIf theContinue reading “Struggle to Feel Full?”

A Little More Plant Based On Balance 

A recent trip to New Zealand spoilt me with stunning vistas as well as time to reflect. How might I live lighter and thrive on simpler? I arrived at deciding to cut down my meat consumption. I feel super excited about this! My mind has run away with how to go about this new plant-basedContinue reading “A Little More Plant Based On Balance “

Reasons you ate when you weren’t actually hungry…

You felt triggered or disappointed by an email, text or remark You felt stressed You had just checked your phone It was just “there” It was late at night And what to do instead…. Keep a journal, noting down things that disappoint or trigger you and unpacking why they did so to increase your resilienceContinue reading “Reasons you ate when you weren’t actually hungry…”

Setting New Year’s Goals

…Is super fun and motivating when you first do it, when you are caught in that intoxicating New Year’s rush, new love or new ambition. Often, after a while it can become a bit of a grind and you can forget why you started. So find your why. Find that most salient reason that youContinue reading “Setting New Year’s Goals”