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Why I started a podcast

Why I started a podcast
Over years I've met so many like-minded people who have their own areas of expertise in the world of wellbeing. These people have helped me understand how important the topic of self care is to me, and how passionate I am about it.  I decided to put this knowledge, and these connections, to good use, by creating my own podcast...

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Exercise your skin

Exercise your skin
Most of us are familiar with the fact that exercise reduces your risk of heart problems, promotes mental health, etc. etc. Moderate exercise can also be “beauty good” too.  

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The Truth about Toners

The Truth about Toners
Over the years, I've noticed some customer confusion about the role of a toner in skincare.  Some women believe they shouldn't use a toner if their skin is dry, mature or sensitive. In fact, the opposite is true – a good toner will help hydrate, soothe and rebalance the skin, ensuring it is properly prepared to absorb the moisturiser....

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Is skincare a mindful activity?

Is skincare a mindful activity?
Recently I've been reflecting on the importance of self-care in my life. I was inspired to think about the topic after reading an opinion piece on the validity and relevance of skincare. It's an entertaining and light-hearted article, but the gist of the author's comments - that for her the importance of skincare is all about feeling good - really resonates for me...

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7 lessons from a lengthy holiday

7 lessons from a lengthy holiday
Without me actually being at my desk, surely things would go wrong? And if they did, could I leave it to others to manage? I quickly realised my anxieties were entirely needless and I learned to slow down in everything I did. Here are a few 'take aways' from my long break that I'm going to apply next time...

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