Day 1: Proving something to myself

I love wine. It’s me time at the end of my day, it’s a gorgeous treat on sunny holiday lunches, it’s socialising, celebrating, relaxing, unwinding, letting your hair down and commiserating when things don’t go as you’d hoped. Trust me, it’s not lost on my that wine cannot serve all those purposes and the fact…

The Christmas of Disconnection

Christmas is usually a time for excess – gifts, food, drink, all of it. I love this time of year but, as someone who struggles to moderate alcohol consumption and who suffered with bulimia for over two decades, it’s also a stressful time. A few weeks ago, after I started doing the Wim Hof method…

What is “Team You”?

  I have never really treated my mind or body with much respect. In fact, when it comes to my body, I can be pretty mean and from what I can gather, it’s normal – so normal, in fact, that Dove ran an entire ad campaign around it. We’re gradually shifting the rhetoric around physical…