So last night before bed I set my 4:30am alarm for the first time in months and IT FELT GREAT! Although I didn’t have the best night sleep because I spent most of it worrying that I would miss the alarm, when I woke up I was excited and eager to get going! After whatContinue reading “The Gyms Are Back Again!”
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The word “cheat” in relation to food should be banned. Saying this word means that we are immediately adding negative connotations to the foods we eat. What then happens is our words expand to “oh I was naughty at the weekend” or “I was really BAD yesterday”. Fundamentally we are attributing our emotional responses toContinue reading “Cheat Days”
So today I opened by blog page up and saw I’ve hit 100 followers and I’m absolutely BUZZING! 😊 Thank you so much to everyone who has been following, liking, sharing, commenting and reading it honestly means so much! It has also given me the perfect inspiration for my post today. Just under a yearContinue reading “Imposter Syndrome”
It’s safe to say that the Corona virus pandemic has sparked a new running phenomenon in the UK, with hundreds of people taking to the streets for their daily exercise. Personally, I think it is great that people are finding new ways of moving and although it’s sometimes really annoying having to weave in andContinue reading “Running”
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: “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”
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?”