On This Day – I was Diagnosed with Cancer

It was the 4th January 2012 that I was diagnosed with bowel cancer.  I remember it like it was yesterday.  My dad coming over to watch my 3-month-old daughter and 2-year-old son whilst my husband took me to the hospital for my long-awaited colonoscopy. I knew instantly that there was a problem, as soon as [...]

The Mature Students Guide to Starting University

It seems strange that this time last year I was tentatively finding out if I would finally be able to fulfil the dream of going to University to read Literature and Writing.  Here I am going into my second year (as I'm part time this is the second part of my first year).  I love [...]

Day 12 – 100 Healthy Days – Up-ing My Game

12 Days in, how's it been going? The first few days my actual goal that is to 'move more' was met but my hope for that to include daily exercising was near impossible.  Mainly due to a horrible cough and cold and clashing schedules with my hubby (my friend is never going to arrange to go running [...]

Spring Health & Beauty Tip 23 – Vision Board

See what you want your world to be Spring Health & Beauty Tip 23 - Vision Board A Vision Board is a collation of images and affirmations that create a picture of the things you want.  This is a slight continuation of tip 21 What Do You Want?  as it can help to truly visualise what [...]

Spring Health & Beauty Tip 21 – What Do You Want?

Stop thinking about what you don't want and start thinking about what you do want…. Spring health & Beauty Tip 21 - What Do You Want? So easy to focus on the bad and never the good.  The problem with that is that you waste all your energy on the wrong thing.  We also sometimes [...]

Spring Health & Beauty Tip 9 – 15 minute Rule

The 15 Minute Rule Spring Health & Beauty Tip 9 - Only Spend 15 Minutes Doing A Task So this tip is really focused on your inner health - or Inner Haven!!  I have been hearing more and more about this so tried it and it really does work. We can all be god at [...]

New Years Resolutions – How Are You Doing?

How are you doing with your New Year's Resolutions?  Well I have been speaking with the fantastic Leanne Clack who has done amazingly well, completing a 21 day detox in January.  When speaking with Leanne just before she started she said I was nervous about sticking to it but had been feeling so sluggish and [...]