Blog — wellbeing

My Battle with Sleep

My Battle with Sleep



I’ve always had a bit of a love hate relationship with sleep. Having worked in an industry for years which required me to be up before the birds - most mornings between 4:30 and 6am. When you work on film and tv, there is a horrible cycle which happens. First of all, you have to be up at aforementioned godforsaken time in order to be in the arse end of Wicklow for whatever time you are required. I have had call times of 4:30am - in Wicklow. An hour’s drive away. So that of course means getting up in the...


Yoga for Digestion

Yoga for Digestion


A lot of factors can play a part in your digestion; mainly the types of food you eat (fibre deficiency is pretty common) and the amount of water you drink. Without both of these main components (fibre and water) we can have issue with properly digesting our food. On top of that, factors like stress can affect our organ function, in some cases there may be food intolerances or other underlying issues - I’m not going to write about disease here but no doubt in some rare cases there can be something more sinister at play with digestive...