Last Monday (21st June) marked the Summer Solstice with the longest day and shortest night. Traditionally, a time where people come together to celebrate the sun’s power at its peak and nature at its fullest by staying up all night to watch the rising of the sun on the longest day. This is perhaps … [Read more...] about Are you shining from the inside out this Summer Solstice?
What are your daily non-negotiables? I think of these as the things we do every day, that are so habitual, we don’t even think about doing them. They are often done on autopilot and a day usually doesn’t go past without doing them. Things like brushing our teeth, taking a shower, eating three … [Read more...] about If you wait for the perfect time to look after yourself, you might be waiting a while…
Struggling with your fertility on your own can be a really lonely road. At times on our 7-year fertility journey, I used to feel like a long-distance runner out on the endless road. One by one, I would see friends finishing their race, only for me to be on my own again, staggering on, never quite … [Read more...] about Fresh Start Fertility Group Programme
‘It’s Chrisssstmaaaassss!!!’ You know it’s that time of year when the dulcet tones of Slade’s Noddy Holder are ringing in your ears everywhere you go! Christmas can be a confusing time. On the one hand we look forward to having fun, spending time with friends and family, enjoying some well-deserved … [Read more...] about How to Thrive at Christmas: Your 10-Step Guide
I have fallen back in love with walking! Something we take for granted and so often overlooked is now slowly transforming my life. My gorgeous 14-year old whippet Alfie sadly passed away last year and I have realised that without him walking had, until very recently, become functional and lost a bit … [Read more...] about Think Outside (No Box Required)
Sitting here at my computer typing this with one hand, whilst I rock my 4-week old daughter in her pram as she finally drifts off for a nap, I have been thinking recently about my fertility journey now that I am finally on the other side of the mountain that is trying to have a family. New … [Read more...] about If you change nothing, nothing will change: my fertility story …