Category Archives: Health and wellness

Dinner and wine in the garden

After a challenging day at work, a meal and a small glass of wine in the garden is just what I need. It’s great having daylight for longer in the evenings; the sun was shining and the birds were tweeting … Continue reading

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Having trouble sleeping? Some food and drink suggestions to reach for…

Article first published as Beat Insomnia: Food and Drink that can Promote Sleep on Technorati. If you suffer from insomnia, it can be useful to include sleep-inducing foods in your evening meal or just before going to bed.  As a sufferer … Continue reading

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Back to the routine on Monday

The weather was gorgeous today so I spent some of it relaxing in the garden.  I always feel pleased with myself when I actually relax because I’m usually rushing around multi-tasking.  Of course I’m not going to admit that the relaxing … Continue reading

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Facing my fear of cycling!

My partner kindly bought me a brand new bike the Christmas before last and until yesterday it has spent 20 months in the garage! My fear of riding a bike stems back from childhood (whilst visiting relatives in Canada) when … Continue reading

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Batteries set to ‘recharge’

I have split this blog into two parts ‘batteries empty’ and ‘batteries on recharge’.  Up until today, I’d had ‘one of those weeks’ where everything has felt too much.  Fortunately I have just over a week off work now which I am … Continue reading

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Slow down and enjoy your soup!

Hi As I hurriedly spooned my piping hot carrot and coriander soup into my mouth, I realised that it wasn’t going to cool down any quicker just because I had to rush back to the office for another meeting.   It … Continue reading

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Stress and feeling overwhelmed

Hi   After getting through a very stressful week last week at work and home, I have learnt a few very important lessons.     My tips:    When you feel like everything is coming at you – stop and assess what … Continue reading

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