What is a morning practice?Any set of activities that you do consistently every morning to invest in and care for yourself before giving your day away to others. What mornings without a practice usually look like:Do any of these concepts sound familiar? Reactivity, procrastination, hitting Snooze, stress, grouchiness, feeling frazzled, rushing, resentment, lethargy, aimlessness, lack of focus, lack of purpose, victimhood? If so, you’re not … Continue reading Why a morning practice is a total game-changer: are you game?
I feel compelled to write this after a session with my functional doctor this week (Dr Suman Gupta at the Hale Clinic). After an hour with her, I exited her clinic feeling incredibly grateful and, at the same time, extremely pissed off. I was grateful because I was armed with a fantastic array of detail about my health across so many areas, detail that will … Continue reading Why Functional Medicine is Just So Empowering! Seriously.
I only review books that have blown my mind, helped me grow and taught me things I couldn’t possibly have figured out for myself. My reviews are bulleted for easy consumption. 7 things you need to know about The Miracle Morning 1. In a nutshell: The Miracle Morning (TMM) is the process of rising up to an hour (or less; it can be done in … Continue reading Book Review: The Miracle Morning by Hal Elrod
I only review books that have blown my mind, helped me grow and taught me things I couldn’t possibly have figured out for myself. My reviews are bulleted for easy consumption. 10 lessons I’ve learnt from Super Attractor – one of my favourite books of 2019. 1) One of the best ways to get into the flow of the Universe, and therefore attract what you … Continue reading Book Review: Super Attractor by Gabrielle Bernstein
Below are my notes on an awesome podcast I just listened to. I made the notes for my own gratification but thought I would share! I absolutely adore listening to advice from people who love learning. Chip is Chief Miracle Worker at Hal Elrod’s Miracle Morning company, based on the totally life-changing (really) book of the same name. You can listen to the podcast episode … Continue reading 10 Amazing Journaling Techniques from Chip Franks
If meditation is the #1 practice that high achievers seem to have in common, then journaling has got to be #2. I’ve noticed many of the prominent figures I admire talking more and more about their journaling habits, and over time I’ve been paying greater interest to their methods and their tips. Journaling can take many forms and is something you can make your own, … Continue reading Why journaling is the secret tool of high achievers and can be the key to creativity, happiness, goal-smashing and general sanity
The following is a guest post by Charlotte Frische, an executive coach who focuses on building confidence among City professionals. Charlotte is a dear friend who is also a jaw-droppingly effective coach. I look forward to sharing the incredible progress I’ve made thanks to her coaching, and I will sit down with her soon for a Q&A post. Meanwhile, please enjoy Charlotte’s 3 gifts, and … Continue reading 3 Gifts for Professionals: by Confidence Coach Charlotte Frische of How To Associates
I wrote this post in conjunction with my TRE® provider, Courtney Baxter. Courtney holds 1×1 sessions at her home in Esher, Surrey. She was recommended to try TRE® after she and her two young daughters were held up at gunpoint in their car in Johannesburg. She noticed that her younger daughter had ongoing trauma from the event and this trauma was triggered when the car … Continue reading An introduction to the wonder of TRE ® with practitioner Courtney Baxter
I have just finished The Pocket Guide to the Polyvagal Theory by Dr Stephen Porges. I found it a really tough, technical read. That said, I persevered because I found its messages to be incredibly important. This book has profoundly changed the way I understand my nervous system (admittedly off a very low base!!). My previous understanding of my nervous system: I need to spend … Continue reading Polyvagal Theory: how our nervous system really works
I only review books that have blown my mind, helped me grow and taught me things I couldn’t possibly have figured out for myself. My reviews are bulleted for easy consumption. REASONS I ADORED THIS BOOK: It’s a very frank, vulnerable, personal insight into the mind of a woman who we know as a hugely wealthy and high-profile public figure. I thought her honesty was … Continue reading Book Review: The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates