Please excuse my quick succession of blog posts. In a way, this one does lead on from the last, in the fact it is to do with following a plan and setting a goal. Yesterday I attended my first ever Neal’s Yard meeting. Hosting the meeting was a lady called Elaine – one of Senior Ambassador in … More Running analogy for my Neal’s Yard business
If 2016 taught me anything, it most definitely was that life doesn’t always go to plan, but it’s still worth having one. I’m not even sure if I really had a plan for 2016. I know I wanted to run 1,000 miles, but with the ITB problem at the beginning of the year, it seemed … More Life doesn’t always go to plan, but it’s still worth having one.
I can’t believe four weeks ago today I was running through the streets of New York. The time has flown by. Lots of people have asked me what it was like. Normally I would jump at the chance of writing all my thoughts down and helping other runners, but for some reason I’ve struggled to … More New York Marathon through the eyes of a slower runner
I have a love hate relationship with my curiosity. I love the fact it has get up and go and wants to find things out, but other times I just wish it would be quiet and let me be. It was my curiosity to wonder whether I actually have it in me to run a marathon, … More I wonder…..
With the clocks changing this weekend, I thought it would be good to hold a sleep workshop over on my Facebook page, showing you natural, holistic and organic ways to help you adjust your body clock and break any cycles of sleeplessness. I thought it was worthy to share on my blog too. There … More How to aid natural sleep the Neal’s Yard way
I thought it might be a good idea to add the Neal’s Yard Skincare Introduction I did over on my Facebook page on here. I’m hoping it will be easy enough to follow. Here goes: For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Lisa. I am a mum of 3 (+2), wife, … More Neal’s Yard Skincare Introduction
How rubbish have I been at updating my journey to running a marathon? You really don’t need to answer, I know it already – completely rubbish. My last running update was week 1 of my training back in June. June!!! Four months ago! Well I suppose I’ve saved you from my moanings and groanings along … More 25 days until New York Marathon
As I have said before, I believe learning through play is the best way to teach a young child a new skill. When I learnt to read, phonics were not invented. You just had to learn to recognise the word. When my older two children learnt to read, phonics were like a foreign language to me. … More Review of Match and Spell by Orchard Toys
I am a firm believer in teaching young children through play. I have been stumped recently on how to make learning how to tell the time fun. I tried using the wooden clock, but couldn’t devise a way to make the difficult task of learning that three also means 15 minutes and quarter past … More Review of What’s the Time Mr Wolf by Orchard Toys
I am fully aware I am an all or nothing person. If I set my mind to do something, I will research it to death and do all I can to reach my goal. My challenge to run New York Marathon is no exception. I have driven myself mad trying to find the best marathon … More My Neal’s Yard Remedies Venture