Zesty Brekkie – Avocado Toast

Avocado toast is a great quick healthy brekkie, brunch or even a light bite for lunch. You need this: 1 slice of lightly toasted sourdough bread Olive oil 1/2 ripe avocado roughly chopped A wedge of lemon or lime Pinch of dried chilli flakes (optional) 3 tsp mixed seeds (we used a mixture of pumpkin and…

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Starting your day with ‘va va voom’!

How do you start your day? Is it slowly? You can’t cope until you’ve had your caffeine fix or do you get up and wish you had a bit more get up and go? Let me share with you something that has revolutionised my wake up routine in the past year. It’s funny how things appear…

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Can exercise improve your sleep?

For some, exercise can be a chore; they feel it is something they ‘should’ do because they know it’s good for them.  Others can’t survive without it, and start to get a bit twitchy if they don’t do anything for a couple of days. I’ve been in both camps, and thankfully, I’m in the latter. …

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Nocturnal screen time is playing havoc with our sleep

  In our recent survey, we discovered that just over half (50.6%) of participants said they had problems with their sleep.  90% of those were watching TV or using their phone, tablet or laptop in bed for either work or pleasure. Technology is brilliant, but being welded to our electronic devices at night time is…

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5 Signs you’re sleep deprived and what to do about it

How do you know when you’re not getting enough sleep? When we sleep, our body goes into maintenance mode, and if you’re not getting enough shut eye, then you may find that you’re suffering from the following:   1. You have the concentration span of a gnat There is nothing worse than having to struggle…

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Don’t let the caffeine in your daily cuppa ‘mug’ your sleep

Are you one of those people whose day can’t start properly without a shot of caffeine? Coffee is usually the prime suspect when it comes to caffeine, but did you know that tea contains caffeine, and, depending on the type of tea and strength, it can contain between one third to a half the amount…

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How to survive the clocks going forward for summer

It will soon be time to put our clocks forward for British Summer Time – yay! Every spring we move the clocks forward by an hour on the last Saturday night/Sunday morning in March, and this year it’s on 26 March 2017. Changing the clocks forward by an hour can mess around with our body…

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How to get the best night’s sleep in a hotel room

Sleeping away from home can sometimes be a challenge, different environment and layout; different bed, pillows and bed linen; it’s stuffy and hot, or the air conditioning is noisy! Here are my top tips to get some decent shut eye when you’re away from home whether you’re on the road or on your hols: Get…

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