A Year of Pole

In May 2021 I was bored of not having a hobby, something that I could be passionate about outside of work and blogging. I had tried pole dancing once with my sister for my thirtieth birthday so I looked up local classes and found one close to home that had a space on their absolute beginner’s course. Despite having missed the first of the four sessions, I fought my anxiety...

Top Tips for Active Working – Why Sitting Still is Damaging for Wellness

Features Gifted Items  Whether you are working from home, back in the office full time or splitting your time between the two, it is important to take care of yourself and your wellness whilst you work. Sitting still for prolonged periods of time can be damaging not only to your mental wellbeing, but your overall health and staying active during the day can make all the difference when it comes...

Mental Health and Yoga

Contributed Collaborative Post One of the most incredible things about practice and yoga is during the practice itself, you learn to control your breathing, and even this small act os being conscious of your breath and releasing it can do wonders for any levels of stress or tension. The actual benefits of yoga go far beyond that and can have a huge and lasting impact on your mental health. Yoga...

Making Mind & Body Health my Priority in 2022

Features press samples After a stressful end to 2021, I wanted to make my health a priority in 2022, not just my physical, but my mental and emotional health too. I will put my hands up and admit that things haven’t gone to plan so far, but I am determined to work on myself, so I’m starting again for March! If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that I’ve...

Contender Fest – Fitness, Music & Food

Sponsored Post  The last 18 months have been hugely challenging for so many people. With numerous lockdowns, ever-changing restrictions and an uncertainty about what you can and can’t do at all times, it has been really tough to be able to look forward to anything. With restrictions continuing to ease, and a light showing at the end of the tunnel, it’s time to look to the future and Contender Fest...

Learning How to Play Golf with Paultons Golf Centre

Press Visit  Other than a blogging event with the Bournemouth Bloggers a few years ago, I haven’t really ever played golf or gone to a driving range before. It’s not that I don’t think I would like golf, but I just lack the confidence of being able to hit the ball properly if I were to go along with other people. When Jackie from Route PR got in touch and...

Pole Dancing for Absolute Beginners with Pole Active Dorset

I have been meaning to start pole dancing for a couple of years, ever since my sister bought me a 1-1 session for my 30th birthday, but I kept finding excuses not to start, and then the pandemic hit and obviously it wasn’t feasible for a while. A few weeks ago, I was fed up of not having a hobby, something that brought me joy and was just for me....

Returning To The Gym: 5 Things To Know

Contributed collaborative post  Credit: Pixabay CC0 License The gyms are finally set to reopen on the 12th of April, and fitness lovers up and down the country will rejoice. Before returning (or joining) your local fitness centre, though, you must ensure that the right precautions have been made. Otherwise, you will struggle to achieve the desired results or enjoyment. So, what steps should be taken? Here’s all you need to...