Following on my previous post of 5 Reasons To Take a Sabbatical (an extended timeout or break from work), here’s what I did when I took 7 weeks off my producing day job. Hopefully it will help spark some ideas of what you might like to do when you take yours…Read More
Ho! Ho! Ho! So you’ve made it through the office parties, manic airport queues, and trying not to kill your family members on day one of seeing them. Well done, you. Now with a few weeks of sleep debt, endless party hangovers and racing to wrap up the end of the year at the office, you’re feeling kind of run down and…Read More
December. Holiday season. Does that fill you with excitement and anticipation or some anxiety and dread? For those of us heading back to spend time with the family, perhaps we’ve got a mix of either end of the spectrum of feelings.
Ah, family. You can’t live without them…Read More
I've just returned from a one-week holiday in Portugal - staying in a beautiful house in the mountains in Malveira da Serra, near Sintra, and heading to the beach everyday at Cascais. I'd gotten to the point where I was near a burnout - taking on project after project at work, and also heading to nutrition school in London every other weekend (while living in Amsterdam...Read More
Eating well while on the road can usually be a challenge - you don't have a kitchen on hand to prepare nutritious meals, you're in a different timezone that's turned your whole system upside down, let alone your digestive tract, you've usually been flying for some time, so dehydrated skin and water retention or bloating (blechhh!) can happen. Basically - it's not pretty. And add to that you're on foreign ground, so navigating your way to good food can be tricky especially if you're in some place off the beaten track...Read More
I've been quiet as I've had my head down and studying for a final exam. Well, guess what?! IT'S OVER!! I'M DONE WITH MY FIRST YEAR OF NUTRITION SCHOOL! 1 down, 2 to go. But I'm not even thinking about that now coz SCHOOL'S OUT!!! :))))