The rise of Instagram role models

I recently added to my growing list of social media sites by opening an Instagram work account. Just six posts in and I’ve come to the conclusion that I’m way out of my depth (especially when it comes to posting beautiful images that relate to nutrition and health). Leading health professionals have questioned the credibility of bloggers […]

2015: Looking back and looking forward

So, 2016. Here we are! It’s been a very interesting year, but what did I learn from 2015? Here goes… That I can do something that is out of my comfort zone Around six months ago a client came to me and asked if I could present an editorial training session. I heard the word […]

Enjoy the silence!

Having recently returned from a two-week holiday with my family, I realised how much I like silence. Don’t get me wrong, the kids brighten up my day, but they also give me earache. So, silence… where can you get it? Every Friday evening in London from September 11 until the end of December… and it […]

Rotten teeth in children at ‘crisis point’

It’s all about children’s teeth as I flick through today’s news, with surgeons revealing that thousands of children need dental operations each year because their teeth are rotten. Hearing about Britain being in the grip of a ‘national crisis’ when it comes to child tooth decay seems startling, but I welcome the dramatic headlines as it […]

Digital app helping patients recover from depression and anxiety

The NHS has revealed that 65 per cent of patients using a web-based sleep improvement app have recovered from depression and anxiety, offering hope to many people who are looking for an alternative to drug-based therapies. The digital sleep improvement programme, Sleepio, is based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques where each patient is treated […]