Five Minutes With…Katie Keltie, Founder of Yoga Shapes with Kate

What is a typical day for Kate?  My day involves trying to keep my two year old son entertained and not missing family and friends too much. He loves being outdoors and we’re lucky we have a garden so we spend time gardening. We also explore the local area by walking our black lab, Poppy.Continue reading “Five Minutes With…Katie Keltie, Founder of Yoga Shapes with Kate”

Five Minutes With… Jo Murch, founder of Massage & Me

What is a typical day for Jo?  Back in my normal life before lockdown began, the mornings would be pretty hectic getting two of us, plus one little person, out of the door on time and off to work and nursery. Then I come home and transform my little home into a professional workspace beforeContinue reading “Five Minutes With… Jo Murch, founder of Massage & Me”

De-clutter and De-Stress: How my Home Affects my Anxiety

“It is by putting one’s own house in order that one’s mind-set is changed”Marie Kondo I must have spent the first four or more CBT (cognitive behavioural therapy) sessions I attended for generalised anxiety disorder, discussing the dire state of my house.  Obsessed with the never-ending monotony of tidying away toys, emptying dishwashers, and loading washingContinue reading “De-clutter and De-Stress: How my Home Affects my Anxiety”

Finding your new “normal”

Don’t worry, you’ll get back to normal soon.”  Said a well-meaning relative a few days after having my first baby. Only my “normal” pre-pregnancy meant working past 8pm most evenings in my fast paced PR job, and if I managed to get out any earlier, bashing back a couple of bottles of Sauvignon with friends and doingContinue reading “Finding your new “normal””

How to find your squad as a second-time mum

Ever since Swifty’s Bad Blood music video was released officially featuring her ”squad”, women everywhere have taken the opportunity to praise their own tribe/squad/pack of pals. Photos have been tagged, features have been written and female friendships have been celebrated (and Amen to that). But what about those who are yet to find their tribe,Continue reading “How to find your squad as a second-time mum”