How to Feel the Fear and Eat It Anyway by Eve Simmons and Laura Dennison

We’re obsessed with eating. What we eat, how much of it, when we do it, how we do it, and what it looks like. But this enthrallment with what’s on the plate (or artisan slate board) and in our bodies is making us miserable. With eating disorders at endemic proportions, disordered eating the new norm,Continue reading “How to Feel the Fear and Eat It Anyway by Eve Simmons and Laura Dennison”

Life Honestly – The Pool

In 2015, music presenter Lauren Laverne teamed up with former Cosmopolitan editor Sam Baker to create The Pool, a repository of thoughts and musings on all aspects of life, by top female journalists. The aim was to create a safe place where women could read honest opinions on everything from love, sex, career, children, family,Continue reading “Life Honestly – The Pool”

Practical Kindness: 52 Ways to Bring More Compassion, Courage, and Kindness into Your World Paperback by Lara K. Heacock

We tend to divide ways of being into binary camps. There’s active doing and passive being. There’s hard actions and soft feelings. Solid practice and ephemeral thought. Lara K Heacock’s new book Practical Kindness: 52 Ways to Bring More Compassion, Courage, and Kindness into Your World challenges such distinctions. A collection of 52 ways toContinue reading “Practical Kindness: 52 Ways to Bring More Compassion, Courage, and Kindness into Your World Paperback by Lara K. Heacock”

Whitstable Yoga Festival

The yoga scene in the UK can sometimes be either very city centric, with the London streets competing for lithe, smoothie swilling exercisers to come to their slick studios, or esoteric and spiritual, with hippies out in the sticks connecting to Mother Nature through their breathing. Whitstable Yoga Festival challenges both of those stereotypes. TakingContinue reading “Whitstable Yoga Festival”