October 2022

Design your best life

Life can take over without us even realising, impacting our wellbeing and leaving us disconnected from what really matters. It took a trip to Wales to set me straight. Here’s what happened …

July 2022

Inspiration beyond the garden

Every now and again, a good news story comes along that warms your heart. In among the destruction and division, this is a project that unites a whole community. Prepare to be inspired…

June 2022

No fear, no failure

Sometimes, life presents such enormous challenges, it is hard to imagine ever finding a way to overcome them. There is a lot we can learn from those that manage it….

May 2022

This doesn’t have to hurt

Ongoing joint or muscular pain can make life miserable. If you have experienced it and resigned yourself to living with it read on. This month’s blog explores the truth about our ageing bodies and offers an alternative solution….

April 2022

Advice for your younger self

Life brings with it so many lessons. I often think if we could bring together and share our collective learnings, we would have a book worth its weight in gold. This month’s blog kicks it off…

March 2022

Stepping Out in Peckham

With ‘expansion’ as my word of 2022, this month I headed out south west London in search of a new energy and a different, more multi-cultural vibe. I certainly found it. Here’s the story of how I got on…

February 2022

2022: the year of no regrets

Is 2022 starting to look a lot like last year? If that doesn’t sound like an appealing proposition, it’s time to get to work. This month’s blog gives you the ooomph you need with some practical tips…

January 2022

Freedom and friends

In September 2021, Alison embarked on the journey of her life., a solo cycle tour of the UK. If inspiration is what you are looking for this January. look no further than this month’s blog…

December 2021

Imad's restaurant

Made with love

Imad’s is a very special place. Imad is an incredibly special person. As you sit in this wonderful restaurant, you would never believe what it took for him to get here. His story is inspirational and uplifting, a beacon of light and hope…

November 2021

Photographer with camera

Lights, Camera, Action

This month’s blog takes you behind the scenes of the Me Spot photoshoot. See what went on in the run up to the shoot, meet the team and share in the many lessons we learnt…

October 2021

Running track

Getting back on track

Sometimes when life starts to feel a bit tough, it’s time to take a step back and find out what is really going on. This month I decided to do just that. Read how I got back on track…

September 2021

Woman writing in a book

If only I’d known

I never imagined that starting a business could bring with it so many lessons in life. After 10 years, this month’s blog shares the ones that have transformed how i think and feel the most…

July 2021

June 2021

Nordic walking on the beach

Nordic walking: the power of the poles

There’s still a lot of mysticism about the phenomenon that is Nordic walking. Find out how the poles can transform your walking and how to maximise the gains…

May 2021

When does routine become a rut?

Routine can serve us well, providing the structure and familiarity we need. But at what point does the balance tip…?

April 2021

March 2021

February 2021

Setting the record straight

Away from headlines and mixed messages, here’s some down-to-earth, experience-based advice on the things that are worth the effort when it comes to fitness…

January 2021

Silver linings

Before we cast 2020 off as a total disaster, let’s look a little deeper for some unexpected wisdom that we would be foolish to ignore…

December 2020

Woman jumping high

Success in the face of adversity

Read the story of an inspirational lady who followed her instinct and found her calling. A dose of inspiration to finish the year…

October 2020

Indian patterns

An extraordinary adventure

Join Sarah, our guest writer, on her Indian adventure. She shares her compelling insights into the place, the people and the some powerful lessons for us all…

September 2020

Sandy Layton

Life beyond the comfort zone

The best part of life is beyond our comfort zone. One lady who knows all about that has kindly agreed to share her thoughts. Prepare to be inspired..

July 2020

The secret of true happiness

Happiness is not something that you have or you don’t. It’s accessible to us all if only we knew where to look. This month’s blog shows you the way…

June 2020

Lessons of lockdown

Threat, perceived or real, brings uncertainty and fear. This month’s blog investigates our inbuilt protection mechanism and how to short circuit it to turbo charge results…

May 2020

April 2020

March 2020

Flying high in the face of doubt

What would the world look like if we were to free ourselves of the burden of self-doubt? This month’s blog investigates…

February 2020

January 2020

2020: what’s your story?

A new decade provides the perfect opportunity to take stock of where you are at. Here’s some food for thought as well as some practical tips to help you write your best story….

November 2019

Two girlfriends out walking

Sisters before misters

This month we explore the enduring nature of our relationships with girlfriends and why that unique bond deserves to be cherished and celebrated at every opportunity…

Behind the scenes on a Me Spot retreat

Without giving too much away, here’s a sneak preview of what it’s really like on a Me Spot retreat. AND it’s coming to you live as it happens. See what we are up to…

October 2019

View of Cadiz

Half a day in Cadiz

Cadiz is a city with something for everyone. Come on a whistelstop tour as we spend half a day there…

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…