Tag: life of a dancer

Doubt – friend or foe?

Dancers can seem like quite extroverted people, immune from the insecurities and doubts of mere mortals. Yet like most artists, the doubt is just as present in our everyday practice as our need for self-expression. We put ourselves out there for all to admire or judge and in the same breath we are wondering if anyone can notice that we are trembling on…

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My Wellbeing Circle – Naturopath Jill Thomas

Although I have learned a lot about health and wellbeing over the past 10 or so years, I haven’t made it to this point by myself. I have read a lot of books, done my own research into ways to improve wellbeing and there’s been a lot of trial and error with more natural remedies, some more successful than others! Most importantly,…

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Burt’s Bees – a natural answer to Lipsmackers

Remember the days when we all collected Lipsmackers and showed them off at school? Teenagers the world over were obsessed with coating their lips almost constantly with the latest flavour. So many flavours…. Lip Balm used to be a young girl’s entry to the make up world – just quietly, I think things have moved a little beyond some fruity flavoured…

Healthy Christmas baking + a recipe

Christmas time was always exciting as a child because it meant Christmas baking. With Grandma, Christmas baking was Shortbread – all of them neatly lined up in greaseproof papers, their buttery goodness crowned with a blanched almond gently placed in the middle Stirring the American Fruit cake batter, which is mainly nuts and fruit held together with a small amount…