The Collection

A Cold Cup of Tea (PART 3)

Insights from a new Mom; what she believed would happen when her daughter entered into this world and what has really happened so far. Part 3. My daughter is growing up. Yes, she is getting bigger by the day, and stronger, and more engaging. She knows how to make me laugh and she enjoys each […]

A Cold Cup of Tea (PART 2)

Insights from a new Mom; what she believed would happen when her daughter entered into this world and what has really happened so far. When I was pregnant somebody gave me a stone. Agate. This person told me that this would help me bond with my yet to born daughter. I took the stone in […]

A Cold Cup of Tea (PART 1)

Insights from a new Mom; what she believed would happen when her daughter entered into this world and what has really happened so far. I wish that I could tell my daughter everything that I have learned over the past 37 years; but would this not rob her of her own adventures? Her opportunity to […]

Weight-Loss Resolutions

Something incredible happened in the minefield of weight-loss on Nov 8, 2015 Matt Capehorn GP, the Director of the National Obesity Forum, claimed that the NHS (The National Health Service in the UK) should treat over-weight patients with counselling and therapy. He stated that “unless the underlying reasons for overeating were tackled, people who lost […]

Sunshine in a Bowl

The clocks sprung forward yesterday but the weather? I don’t think the weather knows it is officially Spring in the UK. It’s 9 degrees, overcast and drizzly (I’ve lived in the UK for 10 years, it is true, I’m now obsessed with the weather) not exactly turn off the heat time. To balance my temperature […]

Feed Your Body, Not Your Thoughts

The phrase “food for thought” really resonates with me, I love the brain. Nourishing the mind with new information, ideas, and creation change the neural pathways in the brain. So it is super important to consciously choose ones that lead your life down the road you deliberatley choose to travel, rather than be lead by […]

Knock the nerves – not the knees

Public speaking and giving presentations tops many people’s “I flaming hate and fear that shizz” list. But unless you are living in hoodoos (and even hoodonians need to present sometimes), chances are you will be asked to express your unique ideas, thought provoking opinions and persuasive points. And too right, you’ve got something to say […]

One simple tip to start losing weight immediately

Have you had a look at your bookshelf lately? If it’s anything like mine, it may have become a litany of things you have yet to achieve. That ‘perfect’ body, that amazing relationship, how to ‘Podcast’, ‘make Youtube Videos that Rock’…ya, me too. A few months ago I was feeling pre-holiday frumpy so I thought […]