Series: What’s in Your Toolkit? 6 – Nicky Duffell

Nicky Duffell is one of my favourite Instagram wellness accounts: so uplifting, calming and aesthetically beautiful. Her blog is even more inspirational - I could spend hours browsing there if given the luxury, so I was really excited when she said she would take part in my series and to hear more about her various … Continue reading Series: What’s in Your Toolkit? 6 – Nicky Duffell

Why am I a Pilates Teacher?

What's your story? ✨ In The Supermum Myth in one chapter we delve into narrative therapy – we're all made up of stories and live according to the dominant narrative in our lives. Have a think today about your best stories, what character you place yourself as in your life, your family, your community? I started doing pilates … Continue reading Why am I a Pilates Teacher?

Mojo detectives – pelvic floor restore 

Mama mojo. That elusive magic ingredient that gets lost somewhere between 3rd trimester cankles and the dark faceless beast of sleep deprivation. There are many other factors coming into play, identity,  confidence, anxiety...mixed up in a heady mojo cocktail which can lead to feelings of depletion and lowness. Which all makes us feel quite simply … Continue reading Mojo detectives – pelvic floor restore 

Mum fail?

This morning brought some more spectacularly misguided comment from the Daily Mail about the state of motherhood, basically summing up in one short piece of copy about what we're battling against as mothers in our society today. I haven't read the article myself, as seeing the headline alone referring to "slummy mummies" made my blood … Continue reading Mum fail?

Series: What’s in your toolkit 3 – Emma Cannon

Emma Cannon is a fertility expert, author,  natural conception and IVF support acupuncture practitioner, and has been supporting women in their fertility journeys for many years. I had the great fortune to work on Emma Cannon's first book, The Baby-Making Bible, when I was working for the health and wellbeing publisher Rodale at Macmillan, in 2008. Liz … Continue reading Series: What’s in your toolkit 3 – Emma Cannon