Every once in a while we need to allow our bodies to break away from the vicious clutches of our stressful lifestyles and do something a little nurturing for ourselves. After the onslaught of Christmas, a busy start to the year with work plus the totally depressing weather which reduced me to being a total hermit for 2 months, I was definitely in need of a spring clean – both mentally and physically – and to get a renewed appreciation of the outdoors before I went completely barking.Read More
What is it about the festive period that makes us indulge so much when we know we’ll regret it? For the rest of the year, I’m up and out early every morning knocking on the door of the gym, watching what I eat and abstaining from any weekday tipples. But come Christmas my discipline falls by the wayside – it’s all mince pies and chocolates, more festive tipples than I know I should and whole days where I plop myself on the sofa and only move to snaffle another chocolate. By the time January 1st arrives I’m in an overfed slothenly state and so lunge into my health and fitness regime with renewed vigour….again! Sometimes however, I need a little bit of a helping hand which where a spa break is a lifesaver.
If you’ve indulged this festive period and are searching high and low for a new you, here are a few of my favourite places which may help in the search.Read More