Ok, so I know it's an oxymoron but stay with me on this one. Sleep is one seemingly small factor that can have a massive impact on performance in all areas of our lives. Whether it's feeling on top of your work schedule or hitting your target running times, just the simplest thing of having [...]
Guilty pleasures (that are actually good for you)
After Monday's rather sombre post I wanted to follow up with something a little cheerier. As is often the case when you are feeling a bit low it is nice to indulge in a few guilty pleasures. Since Sunday I have been enjoying a few of my favourite things and realised that while these are [...]
Massage, relaxation and leaving the wallowing to the hippos
The Friday fractured foot debacle (FFFD) cast a rather disproportionately large shadow over an otherwise pretty amazing week. I'd spent a lovely couple of days with my parents who had come down to visit, which included a delicious trip to Tibits (our favourite vegetarian haunt - so good that even my carnivorous parents love it!), [...]
Tired and wired: Tips to help you feel less frazzled in a 24/7 world
While I pride myself on being 'healthy', living in a city where everything is open long after we should all be in bed and where everyday is spent charging from meeting to meeting and firefighting emails, I realise that I have become programmed to think that being tired and wired is the norm.