The What's in Your Toolkit series is back! I've had the pleasure of chatting to some wonderful women for this series, such as Emma Svanberg The Mumologist, Suzy Reading, author of The Self Care Revolution (which I am always chuffed on Amazon that it often gets bought in tandem with The Supermum Myth so I … Continue reading Series: What’s in Your Toolkit? Everyday Joy with Live Three Sixty
It's that time of year again, where fitness advertising cashes in on the fact that we've all eaten too many biscuits and have been sitting on our bums a lot for over a week. What do you think about new year's resolutions? Do you make them? Do you ever keep them? I think there's a … Continue reading New year – same you! Why we should ditch new year’s resolutions
One of the things that new mums tell me almost more than than anything else, is that they wish they had fully understood how important pelvic floor health was, and they wish they had taken the time to focus on it a bit before baby came - as let's face it, once baby is out … Continue reading How to restore your pelvic floor, in less than 3 minutes a day
It's World Mental Health Day today. You wouldn’t feel ashamed to tell anyone you had sprained your ankle or had a sore throat. Yet we still layer our mental health with taboo and cultural patterns of secrecy and stiff upper lip. ❇️According to figures from the World Health Organization – depression and anxiety are set … Continue reading World Mental Health Day – how are you?
Emerging into motherhood is an intense time for body and mind ❤️ it’s a passage through a one-way turnstile. When we become adults, we first go through adolescence. Aaahhh the joy! The pain! The skin breakouts! The awkwardness! The hormones. The loneliness....some people sail through. BUT SOME PEOPLE DON’T ❤️ . How about we start … Continue reading Matrescence – the second adolescence?
"Mummy I never change my mind. I always keep the same mind." Maurice said this to me yesterday, when I suggested that he *might* change his mind about a sartorial decision. It made me think about the elastic brain. Up until fairly recently we thought of our minds as "fixed", set in place in our … Continue reading The Elastic Brain – benefits of meditation
This month is Caesarean awareness month. First time round, I had that blissful naivety that as long as you "planned" your birth, in the organised and methodical manner that you planned other stuff in your life, and you were "relaxed enough", everything would be great. I hadn't yet learnt the very fundamental motherhood lesson that, … Continue reading Rebirth post-caesarean