Restrictive Dieting

I have touched on dieting in a number of ways on my social platforms but today I wanted to really focus on restrictive dieting. This is something I see and hear a lot and has many negative health implications. Naturally I believe that with any diet there is going to be a level of ‘restriction’Continue reading “Restrictive Dieting”

Why should we lift weights?

It isn’t uncommon to hear that people tend to avoid weights when they come to the gym. I have heard many different reasons for this, firstly they feel intimidated by others who seem to know more than them, secondly, they may be unsure of how to use the machines or what to do with theContinue reading “Why should we lift weights?”

Why Should we Eat the Rainbow?

We’ve all heard of having our 5 a day, but something we don’t hear as much is the idea of eating the rainbow. I am obsessed with having as many colours as I can on my plate and nothing upsets me more than a beige meal. I know however that my passion for colour isn’tContinue reading “Why Should we Eat the Rainbow?”

Emotional Eating

Emotional Eating: “propensity to eat in response to positive and negative emotions” What is emotional eating? Defined as above emotional eating happens when we overeat in response to our emotions. This can include feelings of stress, boredom or sadness to name a few and causes us to eat, even when we are not feeling physicallyContinue reading “Emotional Eating”

Digital Wellbeing

Yesterday I decided to take the full day off social media. Now more than ever I’m finding I’m spending hours on end trawling through feeds not looking for anything in particular, but feeling my mind getting sucked into the vortex that I call the ‘scroll hole’. Some days I think I can actually feel myContinue reading “Digital Wellbeing”

Needing some motivation?

Ahhh motivation…. See the funny thing about it is that at some point we ALL need motivation and there isn’t a single person on this earth that is motivated all day every day (or I have yet to meet them!).  Motivation can be defined as ‘enthusiasm for doing something’. If it is something you areContinue reading “Needing some motivation?”