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Firing up the cylinders 

The idea of going to a Pilates class when you're feeling low on energy is, sadly, an unappealing one. I've  been there, at the end of a long day feeling like getting out of the house to get to class is a huge wrench when you're tired and warm and cosy at home, or you're… Continue reading Firing up the cylinders 

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Wellness toolkit 

W e l l n e s s t o o l k i t 💫✨💗we all need things that spark joy. That is, after all, really the whole point of being on this earth: finding joy as much as we can, affirming why we're here. When you're on the hamster wheel of morning chaos/finding… Continue reading Wellness toolkit 

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The Mum-me balance 

When I lived in Japan nearly 20 years ago (eek!), the local stray cat – who we had named Josephina – one evening roamed into our apartment and nestled herself under our sofa. In the middle of the night we understood why she'd hunkered down there – she mewingly gave birth to 5 kittens. 5… Continue reading The Mum-me balance 

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The A game 

Anxiety. The monkey that sits atop our shoulder, wriggling and jiggling, weighing down and informing thoughts, which become our actions...or fear of action... The thing about anxiety is that inherently it's a protective, positive thing to experience. You feel anxiety to prepare you for danger, to alert you to hazards, to protect you from harm.… Continue reading The A game