10 Ways to make Dry January a month of self care

10 Ways to make Dry January a month of self care

So, you’ve taken the plunge and committed to Dry January in 2018.  Maybe this is a fundraising effort, maybe it is just a personal challenge to yourself,  Either way. Well done you! You will get huge benefits from taking a month off the booze.  Alcohol really...
7 ways self care makes sobriety easier

7 ways self care makes sobriety easier

You only need to take a look at alcohol memes on social media to see that is is a common understanding that alcohol can be a solution to stress, a way to reward yourself for a job well done, and a vital part of Mum’s self-care routine. Anyone who has, or is,...
Reducing the symptoms of Asthma through Yoga

Reducing the symptoms of Asthma through Yoga

How scary is an asthma attack? Just the thought of it can send you to your pocket to check your inhaler is there, isn’t it?  The symptoms of asthma are so horrible, so frightening. That sensation when you can’t catch your breath, can’t take a deep enough inhalation,...
Resilience in the face of national crisis

Resilience in the face of national crisis

Are we resilient enough for this? How are you feeling right now? I don’t know about you, but I need some resilience right now. I voted yesterday for the UK to remain in the UK, and went to bed last night desperately hoping my fellow Brits would have done the...
I should have taken #timetotalk about mental health

I should have taken #timetotalk about mental health

Inspired by my little brother, I am going to take my 5 minutes to share my story on #timetotalk day. I have been trying to write blog posts about this all day, but I think I have been going down the wrong avenue with it – I have been trying to write posts full...