GROWTH MINDSET

What’s the difference between someone who succeeds and someone who perceives failure? A growth mindset. Learning from “mistakes” is one of the key components of progressing through life gracefully. I’m not saying it’s easy, but the next time something doesn’t go according to plan – pause – and look at what it has taught you.…

MOVE MORE

Now that summer is officially here, it’s a great time to get outside, and take time away from your desk. Make today the day you resolve to move more, whether that’s getting off a stop earlier on the tube, and walking an extra 10 minutes, or taking a full lunch hour to walk outside, there’s…

WELLNESS WEDNESDAY

We can get so caught up in the busy-ness of modern life – the hamster wheel – that we often forget why we’re doing what we’re doing. We may even make some not-so-healthy choices, opting to skip a workout, reach for the donuts, biscuits or pizza, and have that bottle of wine. But if we…

PALEO AND VEGAN COOKIES: VEGAN, GLUTEN-FREE, GRAIN-FREE, DAIRY-FREE, REFINED SUGAR-FREE, SOY-FREE, YEAST-FREE

So yesterday Deirdre and Rae hosted their first food demo at the launch of Core Clapton, a charity Osteopathic Clinic in a restored Edwardian building located in North London. They really enjoyed working together and answering questions about digestive health, and the importance of going gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free, while simultaneously whipping up a batch…

WELLNESS IN BUSINESS

It’s becoming increasingly clear to me that many senior leaders in blue chip organisations don’t understand exactly what “Wellness” means. I admit that this is a fairly new area to businesses in the UK, and it is often used interchangeably with “health and fitness”. My personal definition of “wellness”, and what I hope translates into…