Karen's Blog

My Fitness Journey – Post 1 – Introduction & Back Story

So, it’s been 9 months since I started going back to the gym after quite some hiatus. This decision came about because I realised that just living near a gym wasn’t getting me fit (!), and swimming every few days was also not cutting it. It was time to get into serious action if I wanted to have the body of my dreams, and do it before I got “too old”… I know that for me, when I want to get stuck into something and “drive the train home” in whatever it is I’m looking to master or achieve, I first need to be super clear on my vision and my WHY, and then I need the right 1:1 support … Continue reading


Hemp seeds are one of the most nutritious foods on the planet. Indeed hemp itself is one of the most versatile plants on the planet.
Over the years I’ve seen a lot of people benefit from making and drinking hemp milk on a regular basis, especially guys wishing to bulk up a little, however over recent years the focus has shifted to chia and other seeds, and yet hemp is and will forever remain a king among seeds. So if you’re ready for lots of healthy omegas, protein and minerals at your next drink or snack time – let’s get to it! Continue reading

Karen’s World

This past week has been one of my most special of the year so far, because finally I got to launch the Raw Coach Training. This is a project I’ve been working on behind the scenes for most of this year. The amount of planning and thinking that goes into such a project is rather significant to say the least, and now comes the fun part… waiting to see who steps forward to be part of it. Continue reading

How To Create a Raw Lifestyle Vision Board

When I first introduce the concept of Vision Boards to my clients and students, typically half of my audience have heard of them, and only a third, or less, has actually created one. Assuming roughly the same figures here, I’ll briefly explain more about what a Vision Board is, how you create one and how you can turn it into a Raw Lifestyle version if that’s where your focus is right now. (Trust me, this is GREAT FUN!) A Vision Board essentially is a pictorial representation on card, paper, wall or board of what you would like to have show up in your world in the next chapter of your life (for this particular activity we’re talking twelve months). It … Continue reading

Karen’s World

This past week I suffered from some of the worst jet lag I’ve ever experienced, with crazy energy swings from one extreme to the other, and very erratic sleeping patterns. Not fun!

In fact, last Sunday I was so tired that I moved from my bed to the sofa, and then back to bed again!

Sure, I managed to get a few things done somewhere in the mix, but I had to take it so easy the entire day that I couldn’t wait to just go back to sleep again, and hope that on Monday morning I would be somewhere near normal again. Continue reading


At this time of year when salads are more of a feature than ever, it’s great to experiment with new dressings to mix things up a bit. A tahini dressing is one of the most delicious and versatile dressings of all. As tahini is made from sesame seeds, it is lighter than a nut-based dressing. It is also very high in protein and calcium, making it a nutritional superstar. A great dressing for when you want something thick and creamy. Smotheringly good! Continue reading

Karen’s World

I’ve just got back from California, and ironically the weather in the UK has been much hotter than it was there! My time there was great, I made some new and exciting plans, and at the same time I was eager to return home and jump back into my local gym (only 2 minutes walk from my home!) so I could get back into my fitness routine again. Continue reading

Is a Raw Food Career for You?

Over the years I have assisted thousands of men and women from all around the world to create their own raw food business. Whether it be as a Raw Food Teacher, Coach, Mentor, Chef, author, or anything else to do with raw food in any capacity, I have coached everyone to do it in a way that brings them the vocation and lifestyle that they truly desire. Continue reading