3 Minute Breakfast Smoothie – Banana and Blueberry

Here’s a quick smoothie recipe for you corporate 9-5ers on the go. It takes 3 minutes! Check – we timed it and one takes 4 minutes to watch – a quick and easy way to get the best nutrients into your body quickly. Ingredients: 30g Rolled Oats 1 banana 100g blueberries (fresh or frozen) 250ml…

Learning from the past

When I began my journey into the corporate wellbeing world, I had two major misconceptions. The first of these was that the concept of wellness in the workplace was relatively new, and secondly, that I would have to go out and actively look for inspiration as opposed to inspiration finding me.

Gratitude? What is it?

DIGEST – A SHORT 3 MINUTE ARTICLE TO READ ON THE GO. So, what is it again? It is bandied around a lot but it is appreciation of what you have and being aware of what you have already received in your life and the journey you are on. What are the benefits gratitude? The…

What does stress do to your body?


Stress is a word thrown around a lot and is actually a normal part of life. We all experience stress at some point in our lives and that is only being human.

However we need to learn to manage it.

5 things I learnt from The Water Drinking Challenge

We are constantly being told about the benefits of drinking more water. So in the past week at Gratitudecafe.life we have been carrying out The Water Drinking Challenge. The aim was to drink a target of 2 to 3 litres per day and see how that affected our general wellbeing. Here is what I learnt……

Pilates for Athletes workshop

As a keen runner I have always been conscious of the need to do everything I can to protect myself from common running injuries. That being said, I am also guilty of heading straight to the shower rather than stretching after a run, or choosing that extra 10 minutes in bed in the morning rather…

Health Benefits of drinking water

You do not need to be a life guru to know that drinking water is good for you.

All the experts say it………both science and wellness experts.

Apparently your body is about 80% water, the majority of your blood and every cell in your body is composed of water. So it’s a no-brainer that we actually need water to function.

Struggling to find time to eat healthily?

I love to cook but when I am mentally drained from a day at the office I would give anything to just come home and have dinner on the table.

It’s tricky – you want something nutritious but at the same time you want something quick so when my friend told me about Everdine I thought I would give it a go and review it for you.

Nikki’s Health Boosting Smoothie

It’s that time of year again and after a sunny break away in Bali and some time from the 9-5 I have been struck down by the dreaded common cold.