24 Hours with a wellness guru

When it’s time to get back on track…

Mince pies, mulled wine and one too many chocolates from the tree… all sounding a little too familiar? Come January, enough is enough and after two weeks of pure indulgence, it’s time to get it together.

So to help kick-start our new year reboot, we’ve called upon the help of holistic health coach, blogger, chef and all round wellness guru Madeleine Shaw.

Here’s a play-by-play of how she gets back on track. So much goodness.

7 AM
I usually wake up at around this time and head straight downstairs for a large glass of water, which I have with my probiotics. Then it’s back upstairs to get dressed into my yoga gear. 

7.15 AM
I’ll always do one of my Glow Guides yoga classes. It stretches me out and I get all my daily movement done for the day.

8.15 AM
I have a shower and a sing-song and then get dressed, followed by smothering my face in lots of lovely beauty products. I love Origins GinZing energy-boosting moisturiser.

9 AM
Breakfast! I usually have an omelette with mushrooms, spinach and rye bread. 

9.15 AM
Time to head to the office and crack on with emails.

10.30 AM
I go food shopping at my local health food store Planet Organic and pick up what I need for recipe testing that day. Then it’s straight back home to get my cook on!

1.30 PM
Lunch time. My team and I will take a break to eat together. We usually eat the recipes that I have been testing. 

4 PM
I’ll snack on an energy ball or some Ombar chocolate with a cup of herbal tea. 

6 PM
I head home from the office and make dinner for my boyfriend and me. My go-to speedy supper recipe at the moment is my pan-fried trout with cucumber, apple and dill salad from my book Ready Steady Glow. It’s always a winner. 

7.30 PM
A cup of Rooibos tea while watching television. I am currently obsessed with Westworld and Humans, with sometimes/often more chocolate.

10 PM
We head to bed and normally end up chatting until 11 pm. I do a meditation before I go to sleep if I'm feeling particularly wired.  

Follow Madeleine at @madeleine_shaw_