Tag Archive: healthy


Our friends at Bella Kinesis are starting a new campaign called “Give it Another Go” focused on encouraging women who have been discouraged by early life attempts at sportiness in school to try again…to give it another go!  I can relate to this – in high school I told myself I was terrible at basketball but recently played a game just for fun and had a blast!  We put so much pressure on ourselves as young people to be the best or be talented right away when having fun and being healthy should be the focus!  Bella Kinesis are having a... Get the full story


A couple of years ago the concept of going on a juice cleanse still occurred to me as unnecessary and silly. I didn’t see the point in depriving myself of delicious food and shocking my body just to look slim for a couple of days and then to put on the weight just as quickly again. It wasn’t until my friend persuaded me to do join her on a juice cleanse for moral support that I came to realize that I was wrong all along. I agreed to do it to as I thought it wouldn’t hurt to give my... Get the full story


We are a sleep deprived species. In the UK the prevalence of insomnia is 37%, according to a study published recently. But insomnia and sleep deprivation not only result in the obvious tiredness and irritability; it’s also linked with increased rates of depression, anxiety and even pain. My hypnotherapy practise is full of women with this problem. But what is at the root of all this sleeplessness? Issues I see coming up time and again are of stress, a need to try to be ‘perfect’, an inability to switch off and make time to relax, excessive pressure and worry. Does... Get the full story


Psst! Guess what! I really really love sweet potatoes! Oh yeah, big secret, right?! Even after 5 and a half years of having a blog called Sweet Potato Soul, they are still my favorite food. I mean, how could I ever stop loving them? Can’t stop, won’t stop. Sweet Potatoes are healthy, filling, delicious, and incredibly versatile! I find ways to use them all year round, and for every single meal of the day (dessert and snack included). Check out the video below to see a handful of my favorite ways to use these gorgeous tubers! Recipes are, of course,... Get the full story


I started my company, Yoga Democracy, in the spring of 2014. I launched this spring. My why is simple. I felt there was a disconnect between the principles of yoga (my passion) and the apparel that was being marketed to the growing yoga community. I also believed you could apply ethical principles while still producing something as good as any other brand. Be ethical, but don’t stand solely on ethical principles. That was my mission. My how is more complicated, but may give others some insight into the challenges they may face as they pursue their own sustainable business start-up.... Get the full story

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