Stress: Nurturing Your Vagus Nerve

22 April 2018 | 0 Comments

How stressed are you? Do you even know? Stress is invisible and easy to ignore. But it’s pervasive. Most of us have become so used to living relentlessly busy lives – with time pressures, demands, rushed social interactions, rushed eating – that we don’t even notice how stressed we are. It has become our new…

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Back to Basics

8 September 2017

As our children return back to school and the excesses of the summer holidays become a distant memory, September often feels like a good time to hit the reset button. Here’s the WannabeYogi guide to yoga styles.

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Stress: Nurturing Your Vagus Nerve

22 April 2018

How stressed are you? Do you even know? Stress is invisible and easy to ignore. But it’s pervasive. Most of…

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Tree in winter.

Viva Las Vagus: The Vagus Nerve

8 April 2018

Anyone who practises yoga can have no doubt about the power of the mind-body connection. Even non-yogis know that a…

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Here Comes The Sun: Vitamin D

1 April 2018

Good news! It’s that time of year when we lucky Brits can start synthesising Vitamin D from the sun. Read on if you want to know how long you can sun worship for on a daily basis.

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Homemade Yoghurt: Helping your Health and the Planet

15 April 2018

I have a confession to make: I buy food in plastic packaging. Much though I’d like to, I haven’t been…

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Best Chocolate Cake Ever: Torta Caprese

16 March 2018

Torte Caprese is a cake that originates from the Italian island of Capri. Made with ground almonds (so gluten-free) and dark chocolate it is rich and indulgent and I think one of the best chocolate cakes ever. I’m aware of how bold a statement this is, but I’ve baked a few cakes in my time and this recipe is divine.

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Sweet Potato Flatbread

8 February 2018

Want an alternative to shop-bought processed bread that doesn’t require much effort? Flatbreads are the way forward. Here’s a healthy, gluten-free version with sweet potato that goes brilliantly with last week’s soup.

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Yoga studio.

Wild Wolf’s Yoga

22 December 2017

In the beating heart of old Bristol and right next to St Nicholas’ Market is Wild Wolf’s Yoga, a beautiful space created by sisters Jess and Steph Wolff and dedicated to all things yoga. Aren’t we Bristolians the lucky ones?

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What’s the Secret?

8 December 2017

If ever more proof was needed of yoga’s anti-ageing powers was needed then look no further than Christine Borg’s video released to celebrate her half-century.

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Dog jumping over a skipping rope.

Skip to It

17 November 2017

The Wannabe teen has recently got into boxing, something I find wrong and terrifying on many levels. However, it has introduced a new phenomenon into our household: skipping.

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