Last night I sat watching DIY SOS. Every one of the families who are helped by the team, have to face incredibly difficult and sad situations. The lady on the programme last night was a mum of 4 children with kidney disease. The changes the DIY SOS team made to her home, were, at least, … More SOS
I’m struggling a bit at the moment. I don’t really know why. Nothing has changed much, but maybe that is the problem. Little J still isn’t sleeping. He might have to odd night or two when he will sleep until 5 or 6am, but generally he will wake up constantly until he is in … More Unseen
Before I say the word “NEVER”, I really should remind myself that for me it’s like setting myself a new challenge without wanting to. You may remember towards the end of last year my blog post on my experience of running 26.2 miles in New York… it wasn’t a very pretty post and I’m sure … More Running uphill to 40 – NEVER
There is probably nothing more crucial to a youthful, healthy appearance and a balanced, vigorous body and mind than deep, restful sleep. There is no doubt that most of us need less sleep as we grow older; however, the truth is that most of us don’t get enough and because of stresses in our life, … More Natural Sleep Aids & Advice the NYRO way
As with all the other workshops I have run on my Facebook page, I thought I would share the contents on here. Finding holistic alternatives to some of the traditional medicines is really important to me. I hope you find this helpful too. Winter Wellness Good evening, for those of you who do not know … More Natural Winter Wellness Workshop
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