Resilience comes from a lack of alternatives; what Julie Montagu taught me about success

Never judge a book by its cover. London-based Yoga teacher Julie Montagu was recently named one of the Top 10 Holistic Health Icons in the world, but she fought harder for her place at the top than one might assume. After completing a mentoring programme for Yoga teachers run by her company - WholeSelf Yoga - I felt compelled to … Continue reading Resilience comes from a lack of alternatives; what Julie Montagu taught me about success

Urdhva Mukha Svanasana / Upward-facing dog

The easiest 'mindless' thing to do in this posture is dump into your lower back. When done mindfully, not only is the lower back protected but the posture will help build strength in the limbs. The following cues in this pose will prevent such dumping into the lower back and improve your alignment to build … Continue reading Urdhva Mukha Svanasana / Upward-facing dog

But first, green tea; why you should delay your morning coffee for at least 2 hours after waking up

Let me start by saying this is not a story about why coffee is bad for you. Quite the opposite. This is a story about how to best capitalise on its benefits. Coffee can be the healthiest thing you consume all day. First and foremost because caffeine is an anti-inflammatory, and inflammation is linked to … Continue reading But first, green tea; why you should delay your morning coffee for at least 2 hours after waking up

Coal fired cauliflower w/ sweet potato hummus @ BabaBoom Islington

Kebabs are not just for meat lovers! BabaBoom has proven that cauliflower can be the star of the show. Two days after eating this, I’m regularly reliving its joy. Out of nowehere, I’ll just remember what a great time I had. The flavours and texture will bring you nothing but happiness. If you live in Battersea or … Continue reading Coal fired cauliflower w/ sweet potato hummus @ BabaBoom Islington