Pink Porridge

Pink Porridge

First of all a little intro to my first live recipe post! I’m no chef, just someone who likes to play around with healthy food in the kitchen. I’ll share with you my favourite recipes and if you give it a try, tag your creations #nickyforlife. I felt chilly today,...
Comfort eating

Comfort eating

We’ve been going through a tough time lately, life threw us a curve ball, we’re working through it and actually today we’re coming out the other end which is good. But I’ve noticed that since this happened I’ve wanted to reach more for the chocolate, sweet things and...
10 things I’d forgotten about having a newborn

10 things I’d forgotten about having a newborn

My little girl is now over a month old, there’s so many things I’d forgotten about having a newborn, that have quickly come back to me!! Here are the top ten. That nodding dog feeling when you’re feeding at night and you keep dropping off to sleep, just for a second!...
10 things I’ve learnt after having number 2

10 things I’ve learnt after having number 2

It’s early days for me, but these are my early lessons of having 2 small children. It’s hard looking a toddler and a newborn on your own. Not only do you need an enormous amount of energy and patience (difficult when you’re not sleeping at night) but you need eyes in...
A lesson in letting go

A lesson in letting go

This is a little story that was told to me by the brilliant Marshall Goldsmith and it features in his book ‘What got you here won’t get you there’. Two monks were strolling by a stream on their way to the monastery. They were startled by the sound of a young woman in...
Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day

I love Mother’s Day, it’s such a special day. It’s very different today from what it was a few years ago. Mother’s Day was always about finding the perfect gift for my Mum, how could I find something that was perfect for my special Mum? And trying to write the perfect...
Mirror mirror on the wall

Mirror mirror on the wall

I’ve just come back from a wonderful week in Devon and Cornwall. We stayed on a farm in a beautiful cottage but it had the most awful mirrors!! Either I’d gained a stone on the journey down or my mirrors at home were lying to me! It got me thinking about how I looked,...
Nourish yourself

Nourish yourself

I love the word nourish, it feels so rich and indulgent. I think we often associate nourish and nourishment with food, which is right. But nourishment is so much more than just food; you can eat a beautiful, healthy diet and still not be fully nourished. The Oxford...

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