Stress into Strength – Nick Arnett

Stress into Strength book cover

"When a coach or physical therapist urges you to work hard, that's because physical stress can become strength." I'm finding it really tough to review this book - or indeed, finish reading it, which took almost a year (!). It's not bad at all, it's just... hmm. For a start, going through a heck of … Continue reading Stress into Strength – Nick Arnett

Healthy Easy Mexican – Velda de la Garza

Healthy Easy Mexican book cover

Mexican food is one of my absolutely favourite cuisines, but also one that I'm not great at cooking. Sure, I can rustle up some fajitas, but there's a whole lot more than that! This book isn't just about Mexican food, but strongly leans into the 'healthy' part of the title. In fact, the first section … Continue reading Healthy Easy Mexican – Velda de la Garza

The Monkey Mind Workout for Perfectionism – Jennifer Shannon

Monkey Mind Workout for Perfectionism cover

"Break free from anxiety and build self-compassion in 30 days!" Perfectionism is one of those 'joke' answers when asked in an interview about your biggest weakness. Oh, I'm such a perfectionist - like it's a good thing. But it's really not much of a joke: it can be a debilitatingly stressful way to live, and … Continue reading The Monkey Mind Workout for Perfectionism – Jennifer Shannon