Mind & Body

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Meditation – a simple way to reduce stress

If stress has you feeling worried or tense you should consider meditation. Spending even a few minutes meditating can help to restore your calm and inner peace. The best thing about meditation is you can do it anywhere – walking out in nature, on the bus, sitting at your desk at work. During meditation, you […]
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Staying active in your 60’s

Katie recently contributed to an article about the importance of exercise for the over 60s. Katie firmly believes that staying active improves our bodies in so many ways. Read more in the story link. https://www.ashbourne-memberships.co.uk/exercises-for-the-over-60s-how-to-encourage-older-gym-members-to-get-up-and-moving
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Christmas Dips and more

Tzatziki Dip ½ a large cucumber 2 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoons quality extra virgin olive oil 1 x 500g tub of strained Greek yoghurt 1 small bunch of fresh dill a few sprigs of fresh mint 1 lemon Method Cut the cucumber in half and scrape the seeds out then finely grate. Add some salt […]
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Keep the weight off this Christmas

Steps to keep the weight off this Christmas. Keep moving – Keep your daily routine going. Over the break organise to meet friends for a walk, keep the same time every day so you get into a habit – routine is key. This time of year its beautiful to walk along the beach or along […]
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Self care tips for busy mums

It’s very easy for a busy mum to be so focused on all the things that have to be done, and caring for everyone else, that they make little time, if any, to look after themselves. But, looking after yourself should be right up there at the top of the list, shouldn’t it? After all, […]
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What are you feeding your children for breakfast

On our retreats the biggest issue we deal with is breakfast and what people consume for this meal. More often than not the typical answer is cereal (the kind that comes in a box) and even more prominent is that we are feeding this as the go to option for our children. Breakfast cereals are […]
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Chargrilled chicken with cauliflower and chickpea salad

Serves 4 Ingredients 500g cauliflower florets, quartered 400g chickpeas, drained and rinsed 2tbs olive oil grated zest of 1 lemon 1/2 red onion, finely chopped 2 tbsp chopped flat leaf parsley Olive oil spray 850g tenderloins Directions Blanch the cauliflower in a saucepan of boiling salted water for 1-2 minutes until just tender. Drain well […]
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