Trying Zero Waste Haircare

Like many of us, I’ve been trying to reduce the amount of waste and in particular plastic waste, that I accumulate in my everyday life. I’ve long been a huge fan of Lush and their amazing environmentally friendly products. But for a while, I was afraid to try out their packaging free shampoo and conditioner…

Books About Yoga!

Whenever I read about yoga I feel as though I’m combining my two favourite things. However, there are so many books about yoga, mindfulness and spirituality that getting started can be overwhelming. I am a trainee yoga teacher and with so much to learn about anatomy as well as postures, pranayama and meditation, I wanted…

Quick Book Chats – Crime Fiction and Mindfulness

Hi guys, Today I have another quick video all about what I’ve been reading recently. You can find the video here and please do like and subscribe for more book related videos! In today’s video, I’m talking about Tangerine and Silence as well as some other books. I’m going to be recording more book videos soon…

Become My Patron!

It’s a bit of a strange feeling to be asking for money, but I’ve been following creatives on Patreon for a while and supporting when I can. I wasn’t sure that as a writer that there was anything I could offer in exchange for a monthly donation, however, today I decided to take the plunge…

Written Meditation for Insomnia

I have suffered from insomnia since I was a child. I have periods of sleeping well and then during times of stress, excitement or sometimes when there is seemingly no reason at all, I will suddenly find it impossible to sleep. I have tried pretty much everything you can think of: melatonin, sleeping tablets, herbal…

How are writing and teaching connected?

Recently I have been going through a lot of soul searching. Partly it’s been due to leaving my job at a marketing agency and partly it’s because I have started training to be a yoga teacher and thinking more about my long-term aspirations. I’ve always been a writer. I don’t think you need to be…

How to set the scene for your yoga practice

Yoga is a fantastic self-care practice and it becoming ever more popular. Whether it’s practicing a few sun salutations each morning or a longer power yoga class, all yoga is great for the mind, body and spirit. One element of yoga that I really enjoy, is preparing for a really immersive practice. Sometimes at home…

Diary of a trainee yoga teacher | Emotions and Asana

As part of my YTT I have been asked to complete two pieces of homework over the month. Firstly, practising awn sun salutations a day and secondly keeping a journal, either a gratitude journal with reflection on asanas or just the asana diary. I have found myself combining a morning and nightly journal with my…

Writing Workshop | Memories and Mindfulness with Soul Care Newcastle

I’m really excited to be facilitating another creative writing workshop with Soul Care sessions. This time round we’ll be looking at memories, memoir and mindfulness. Here is the workshop description: Join us for a cathartic writing workshop with Hannah Bullimore, in which we’d love you all to bring along a small object from your past…