The Biggest Loser

It is amazing thinking that one day I was a smart ass 17-year-old working behind a bar in New Zealand and now I’m 32 and working as an On-Premise Sales Manager for Bacardi Martini Australia. My role sees me in bars until the wee small hours although cleanups now consist of expense reports and trying […]


Looking after your eyes

The clocks have gone forward, in the Northern hemisphere at least, the days are getting longer and summer is on its way. As we look to spend more time outside, worshipping the sun, doing sporting endeavours, or participating in the annual British tradition of sunburn, it’s important that we think about our eyes. For as […]


Back (Un)Breaking Work – Part 1

It’s rare to find someone in the hospitality industry that doesn’t, or hasn’t suffered from back pain. In this 2 part series, ballet dancer and Pilates instructor Kirsten McCarron and personal trainer Dan Fisher have a look at what are the causes of back pain and provide some simple exercises to help strengthen your back and get rid of […]


10 Ways I Beat Depression

10 months ago, I was re-diagnosed with Severe Unipolar Depression. It’s been an intensely difficult time of my life but with the help of family, friends and trained professionals I’m on track to getting back to leading a normal life and I wanted to share with you 10 of the most important lessons and tools […]



Almost hard to believe that we’re already done with one month of 2018. #DryJanuary aka #Veganuary is over. Time to put abstinence back in its box for a while and kick things into top gear. In the name of this ridiculous trend of hashtag branding all months, as well as the ones in January we […]


How To Run

Luke Tyburski is one of the world’s leading ultra-endurance adventurers having completed numerous races including the brutal Marathon Des Sables and the Ultimate Triathlon, an extreme event of his own creation. Here he shares his tips on how to start running. When attempting something completely new in your life, the usual advice from well wishes is something along […]

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The Benefits of Yoga

Melissa Zelaya is a Honduran yogi who, after a career working in London’s nightlife, discovered yoga in 2014 and dedicates her time to helping others to find inner strength through their yoga mats. “The purpose of yoga is to create strength, awareness and harmony in both the mind and body. Yoga is a powerful practice […]