Magical Monday

Welcome to Magical Monday – my new series to make Monday the most amazing day of the week! Normally the Monday morning goes something like this… the alarm goes off at what feels like the middle of the night and you start your day with a groan and/or hitting the snooze button.  Even though my … More Magical Monday

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 … More Primal Confessions

Desk Bound

Recently I have read a few reports which say sitting is the new smoking.  In other words, doing a job that ties you to a desk for the majority of the day has as much of an adverse impact on you health as smoking does. But what can you do about this when your job … More Desk Bound

Where is Home?

‘Home is where the heart is’ as the saying goes, but what happens if you struggle to define where or what ‘home’ means to you? For me right now ‘home’ is two places:  Salsburgh, the village in central Scotland where I grew up and where my parents, sister and some of my friends live; and Dhahran, Saudi … More Where is Home?

One little question

Everyone has those moments where they feel nervous, anxious, angry, bored or upset and these feelings get in the way of things you need to do, or they keep you awake at night as you fret over what someone said or did, or how you treated someone.  Very often it’s easy to get caught up in … More One little question

Brexit

The following post is simply my own personal view – I’m not a political commentator, politician or activist and I wasn’t sure if I should post anything.  However, with the resignation of David Cameron as Prime Minister, I feel shaken and quite frankly scared for the future of my country.  I welcome comments of a respectful nature that will encourage … More Brexit

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 … More Primal Eating