Homemade Golden Granola

Breakfast is my favourite meal of the day and I love mixing it up throughout the week. For me, a filling and enjoyable breakfast is super important for a positive start to my day. I often prepare something the night before if I’m working the next day or, if it’s the weekend, I spend a little longer making up something delicious to begin my day with. Some of my favourite breakfast options include the following:   Overnight Oats Bircher museli Avocado or eggs on rye or sourdough bread PB on toast or on a bagel Protein pancakes   Granola isn’t…
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Liking Lately – the little joys

The last month has been a real test of all those little self care priorities and acts of kindness I talk about on this blog so regularly. It REALLY got busy for me and whilst I felt that well known pull to throw some form of hissy fit about how much I had to do, how much pressure I felt and how I would remain sane through it all, I some how managed to rationally talk myself into remaining grounded and mindful. This is huge for me! I’ve just returned from a week on holiday and oh boy was that…
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10 TED talks that will change the way you think

One of the best things you can do if you’re stuck in a rut and want to establish some change, is to get a nice healthy does of inspiration. This can come in many forms but one of the ways I’ve supported my growth as an individual, is to engage in free learning which helps to challenge and change the way I think. I’ve pulled together my favourite Ted Talks from some of the leading professionals in their fields – Psychiatrists, Research Professors and Writers.   Click the links to watch the talks and let me know your favourites!  …
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Breakfasts with BetterwithBalance

I’m really excited to share 3 amazing, healthy and balanced breakfast recipes this week from Dietetics Major Erica Vigliano (otherwise known as @betterwithbalance_).  Like Erica, I believe that breakfast is a super important part of any day. Erica explains that It starts your body off with the right fuel it needs and restores your glucose levels, in order to assist brain function. It also sparks our metabolism and can help to prevent cravings that crop up later on in the day. After gaining some clinical experience, Erica hopes to one day open up her own private practice, to help educate…
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5 ways to raise your self-worth

Valuing your worth as a human involves recognising who you really are. By that I don’t mean what you do, what you own, how many friends you have or how many followers you’re up to on your social channels. There’s a reason why ‘self’ is placed before the words ‘self-love’, ‘self-esteem’, ‘self-respect.’ You cannot find these things in anyone or anything else and although it can be challenging, raising your self-worth can have a huge impact on your life, making it a more positive and happy place to be.   One study at the University of Michigan found that students who base…
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