15/02/2017

Modern day living, healthy eating, parenting, work life balance, being thinner, taller, faster, fitter……. Clean eating, getting enough sleep, having enough friends, earning a good living, enjoying my job……Practising mindfulness, having a home worthy of an interior magazine, helping the kids do their homework, being kind, noble, wise and calm, looking like you have got it all together when underneath you are paddling like a duck on a merry go round on full speed. Blah, blah, bleurgh! How much stress…

15/02/2017

Why is it called a Menopause when it doesn’t affect men? Nor does it mean you have to pause? Surely there’s been some error? After the onset of female puberty and childbirth surely we’re done and it’s time to share the biological derailment that Mother Nature decrees should happen at a certain point in a woman’s life? We don’t really need to be told to slow down at this junction of our lives too! I have a friend, let’s call…

15/02/2017

I never envisaged that at 41 years of age, I would morph into my Mother and Victor Meldrew, but I really hate litter. Fag ends, take away coffee cups and pop cans make me furious when I see them clogging up my neighbourhood. However, there is something more serious than just littering in my view, rubbish really can be a serious problem in my neighbourhood. I live in  a flood area – I don’t live near a river nor the…

15/02/2017

By Sarah-Jane Bailey Today I am mostly starving, followed by salivating at my children’s plates full of left overs calling my name. Yup, its that time of year…….. ITS NEARLY MY BIRTHDAY AND I MUST BE SLIMMER! Its an annual occurrence, the mid life panic of acknowledging that I am veering towards elasticated waistbands, larger pull me in underwear and popping up a dress size!  With this in mind I am opting for a summer diet, which will see me…

11/06/2015

Sarah-Jane Therapies (Beauty, Holistic and Massage Therapist) Gives Her Advice. I have been asked by a few people about Gel nails and the difference between Acrylic nails…. so I have attempted to give my views and experience on the subject. Our hands, and fingernails are often used as a barometer of our status and how much we look after ourselves. Some nails are covered in dirt from the garden, some have chipped varnish, and some are so long and bright…