Sometimes it’s necessary to take time out of your busy life to re-energise and recuperate. And the Summer holidays are the perfect opportunity to do so. One of the best things about Pilates is that you can practise anywhere. But if you’ve let your normal exercise regime slide over the holidays, don’t worry too much!...

Over the past couple of weeks we have talked about getting the most from sunny holidays and dealing with the winter doldrums. Both posts are very topical for this time of year, but this week let’s start looking ahead to any physical activities or fitness goals you’re aiming for. If you have decided to challenge...

It’s that time of year where Edinburgh, beautiful as it is, is easily traded in for a few precious days of sunshine and lazing around at a pool or on a beach. Winter sun getaways were made for a bit of guilt-free indulgence and don’t you dare tell me that you’re working out every day. But...

As another post in our life challenges series is all about energy. It is the source of how you approach everything in your life- family, relationships, work, hobbies, health and social life. High energy levels can mean you enjoy each moment in every area of your life, or if your energy levels reduce what was...

Thank you so much for joining me here today. As part of our Life Changing Challenges Series, I thought cultivating mindfulness would be the perfect addition. Mindfulness is, simply put, focusing the entirety of your attention on the present moment, with regards to any activity. As you’ve no doubt heard, countless times over the news and in...

Hello, dears! It’s common knowledge at this point that New Year’s Resolutions just don’t work for most people. The very nature of them makes them hard to keep, a recipe for disappointment. Refreshing your life and habits in the New Year is absolutely worthwhile - but most people set huge, unrealistic goals for themselves and leave themselves feeling...

Hello, dears! Again, I’m going to continue the Life-Changing Challenges series. Because I think new challenges are good for everyone - they can introduce us to a new and rewarding activity or skill, and (mostly importantly) show us we're capable of amazing things (because we are, you know!) When we get stuck in a rut, or bored...

Hello, my dears! Allow me to continue the Life-Changing Challenges series this week, where I share some fantastic challenges to undertake which will shake up your everyday life (in a good way!), introduce you to a new and rewarding activity or skill, and most importantly, show you you’re capable of amazing things. When we get stuck in a...

Got time for a quick coffee break? Check out these four quick tips for taking good care of your neck, especially if it's stiff or achey! LET US KNOW WHAT YOU THINK! What would you like to see us cover in upcoming videos? We’d love to hear your thoughts! Let us know in the comments section on...

Hello! Recently, I introduced a new topic to the blog: Active Ageing. I’m thrilled to introduce a new series on the topic: Life-Changing Challenges. Today, and over the next few weeks I’ll be sharing some fantastic challenges to undertake which will shake up your everyday life (in a good way!), introduce you to a new...