Well hello there, 2018

I have to admit I’m ridiculously excited about this year.  If you read my previous post, you’ll know that 2017 was a bit of a mixed year for me so I’m overflowing with excitement to get going with 2018. This year will focus more than ever on Mindfulness – I’ll be continuing with my gratitude […]

Primal Confessions

When I switched my Blog over to The Mindful Journey, one of the things I promised to do was to be honest about my Primal food journey.  So now it’s confession time… While I was on holiday in Prague I found it very easy to eat to a Primal template.  The traditional foods in the […]

Primal Eating

Over the last year having dabbled on and off with Primal eating and a few rounds of the Whole30 I’m finally starting to change my mindset around food and feel that a Primal template (perhaps on a 85%/15% split) works well for me and occasionally I will have a little bit of something non-Primal – perhaps […]

The Whole 30

This is my 4th round of Whole30 since August 2015 and to be honest I’m starting to feel a little frustrated that I haven’t lost more weight than I have.  However, one thing I have to keep reminding myself is that Whole30 is essentially about wellness, not about weight loss or detoxing. So what is […]

Moving Forward

After a bit of thought I have taken the plunge and changed up the Blog.  First thing to change is the name – although I plan to stay in Saudi Arabia for a few more years, I felt it was time to look to the future and the things I want to do in the […]

A time for change

Since I went home to Scotland in December, and maybe even for a few weeks before this, I have been contemplating (and experimenting with) making what for me is a big change. From the age of around 21/22 I have been vegetarian.  My main reason for this was a disgust at eating animals and also […]