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The secret to writing an award-winning blog

The secret to writing an award-winning blog

Last month I was extremely honoured to receive the Nutramino Health & Fitness Award 2019 for Blog of the Year.  I wanted to let you in on a secret to writing an award-winning blog. The one thing that goes beyond writing brilliant content, sharing your knowledge, speaking from experience, taking great photos, being consistent and knowing your audience. Let me tell you the secret.

5 women I admire smashing it as entrepreneurs

5 women I admire smashing it as entrepreneurs

I was thrilled to learn last month that someone had nominated me for 20 On The Rise. I thought I'd share with you the women who have inspired me most in the last year so that you can go and check them out and get all the good stuff from them like I have. Read on to learn more about them and find out what's coming soon to the blog to share more from these women and many others.

How to thrive and make friends in a new city

How to thrive and make friends in a new city

I moved from London to Dublin a little over a year ago now.  And I haven’t once looked back or regretted it. More than anything I’ve managed to build a community around me of new friends, work and support. If you’re thinking about doing the same as me, here are a few things I’ve done to create a life full of friends and opportunity in my new home that you could try too.

Quick fire questions with a Registered Dietitian

Quick fire questions with a Registered Dietitian

At the start of the year I interview Samantha Blamires from new blog Nutrition Unwrapped. Sam is a qualified dietitian and her blog aims to give her readers trustworthy information about nutrition written in bitesize, accessible chunks which are easy to digest (no pun intended!). In this follow-up mini blog post I give registered dietitian Sam some quick fire questions for more nutrition nuggets of wisdom:

Celebrity endorsements, fad diets and stools with a Registered Dietitian

Celebrity endorsements, fad diets and stools with a Registered Dietitian

My next guest interview for the blog is registered dietitian Samantha Blamires from blog Nutrition Unwrapped. It's important for me to 'stick to what I know' and only share advice on nutrition where I have an expert to back me up. Cue Sam! In this interview we talk about rejecting fad diets and kicking it to 'detoxes': the perfect way to start off 2018 in the Pantry. 

Take-away lessons from Fresh Resolutions

Take-away lessons from Fresh Resolutions

It’s very easy when you’ve been to a lot of health and wellbeing events to come away and think “did I actually learn anything new today?” The talks at Fresh Resolutions were really varied with a range of speakers coming from different backgrounds and with different expertise. But I noticed there were a few themes that popped up across all the talks that I wanted to share with you.

Food and yoga: a match made in heaven

Food and yoga: a match made in heaven

This week I've got another guest on the blog for you: the lovely Rachael O'Hegarty from Yoga Sound System. I'm teaming up with Rachael in January for the second of my Health Bloggers Community events in Dublin to host a supper club, with yoga, live DJ and a delicious three course meal. I ask Rachael a few questions ahead of the event to find out more about her, what got her into yoga and her relationship with food.