Healthier Life Manifesto

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So our diet has never been particularly bad, GBK is a great cook and loves to be in the kitchen so we have always eaten well and share an interest in good food. Our children have never eaten separately and luckily will pretty much eat anything. However, in the last 6 months I became more conscious of the amount of heavy white carbs we ate (big pasta lovers) and my clearly unhealthy sugar addiction (this article brought it home). As … Read More

Try a good listen to make your day

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Ah the ‘listening’ thing comes up so often doesn’t it?!? It is something I have been fascinated in throughout my career and even more so now as a parent. How well do you think you do it? You could be missing so much more than you realise… We have had my sisters boys stay with us for the last few days. 3 boys aged 10 – 14 added to our house of 2 little people (not for much longer, 4 … Read More

Is it OK to be a bit selfish? (Integration Part Two)

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So word on the street is that when you have children you can no longer be selfish, right? Those long mornings in bed on a Sunday morning after drinking a bit too much Gin the night before (maybe that was just me?) Doing exactly what you want to do when you feel like it, no-one else to think about, few responsibilities – maybe I stop now before I go back to said Gin. Admittedly some of that (o.k a fair … Read More

Goodbye balance, hello integration (part one)

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So I am a big believer in the power of creating integration or ‘alignment’ between the main aspects of life (self, home and work). Stay with me here. It is something I am hugely passionate about and it might sound a little ‘theoretical’ but it actually translates into very real stuff day to day. It is something I have been working on for a few years since having our first baby and it is a journey (sorry a cliche), something … Read More