September 2019

Drink, cake and clock

A creature of habit

Our habits can serve us well or they can skupper our efforts. Understanding how they are formed can be a game changer. Here’s what you need to know…

July 2019

woman on the edge of a swimming pool

Where will I be least trouble..?

My early morning swim gave me much more food for thought than I imagined. Life lessons are everywhere! Here’s what I learned…

June 2019

fresh vegetables and fruit plate

Nutrition made simple

Nutrition can be confusing and opinions conflicting. This month’s blog gives you some no nonsense guidelines PLUS a bonus recipe…

May 2019

Pink and blue trainer

Are you getting enough…?

There are different and often conflicting messages about exercise everywhere you turn. So how much is enough and what exactly should we be doing? This month’s blog tells all…

March 2019

Waterfront in Thessaloniki

Stepping out of the comfort zone

Daunting as it may see, travelling on your own can bring the most memorable experiences. This month I packed my suitcase and headed off into the unknown….

Woman looking oout to sea

Don’t get the hump…

A rounded upper back is no longer a function of age but, rather, of our lifestyles. Here’s why it happens and what you can do to prevent it…

February 2019

Duckpond in Barnes

I love Barnes…

An hour of ‘me-time’ each day is my target. Barnes is one of my favourite haunts. Check out my top five places to go…

January 2019

the road to 2019

2018: Reflections on a year well spent

If the ‘new year new you’ theme is wearing a bit thin, this month’s blog reveals the things that will really make a difference this year…

December 2018

November 2018

Red manicured nails

A single life: a life worth living

Every now and again, I read something that is entirely at odds with the way I live my life and everything I believe and stand for…

October 2018

Balancing stones

5 steps to a more balanced life

In a world where we are pulled in all directions all of the time, it’s easy for our lives to lose all sense of balance. What is the answer?

August 2018

Mindset lessons from an unlikely source

They say there are lessons to be learnt in every situation but I never thought the world cup was one of them. It was a fascinating journey in managing the mind and we can all benefit…

July 2018

woman sitting at computer

Sitting could be the new smoking….

The benefits of exercise are well documented, but all your efforts could be in vain if you spend the rest of your time sitting. Here’s why..

June 2018

May 2018

Peacock feathers

Be yourself: peacock or penguin?

It’s easy to let others’ expectations influence how we behave and how we feel about ourselves and in so doing, impact on our happiness. Working out who you really are and not being afraid to be yourself is the only way forward.

April 2018

Body brushing for smooth and supple skin

Body brushing for an instant boost this spring

As we emerge from the dark, cold days of winter and start to peel off the layers, what’s underneath can be a bit of a shock! Skin that has seen little light for a few months and has had to protect us from the biting cold, is unlikely to look its best. Enter body brushing. […]

March 2018

The Little Taperia, Tooting

Tooting and the tapas

Tooting is officially one of the coolest places on earth. That’s if the Lonely Planet is to be believed. Nestling alongside, Lisbon, Copenhagen, and Rio, there in all its glory is Tooting. Who would have thought it?! I always loved Tooting for its multi-cultural charm. The sights, smells and sounds reminded me of the wonderful […]

January 2018

Woman stretching

5 stretches to prevent back pain

Back pain is often a symptom of modern lifestyles. Stretching can really help. Here’s our favourite stretches to get you pain-free…

Woman full of hope

New Year, New Thinking

It’s a fact: your thoughts influence outcomes. Master them and things could be very different. This month’s blog shows you how.

December 2017

10 ways to combat Christmas weight gain

It’s easy to pile on the pounds at this time of year. Here’s our top tips to make sure you ‘maintain’ and not ‘gain’ this Christmas…

November 2017

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August 2017

July 2017

The Me Spot blog is born…

Up until now ‘my way’ didn’t include blogging and social media but something shifted my perspective…