‘Self-care is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation’ – Audre Lorde Maybe it’s the long Winter evenings or perhaps it’s the sight of Christmas trees and decorations appearing in the shops. Maybe it’s the traditional Christmas adverts on TV or the anticipation on children’s faces. Maybe there’s a sparkle of something in the air. Whatever the… Continue reading Self-care tips as we head into the festive season
‘They say the human body can lose over 50% of its body parts and survive. But it depends on which parts, and which body’ – Jan Ellison I came across some of these facts whilst doing some research and I had to know more! The human body is amazing and there is so much going… Continue reading 15 weird human body facts!
‘To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funny bone’ – Reba McEntire I love that quote. I’ve used it before in a different context https://wordpress.com/post/happyhealthymeajourney.com/780 but this time the post is literally about bones! We probably don’t think about them much, in the same way as we don’t… Continue reading Bone Strength
‘Around here we don’t look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we are curious . . . and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. Keep moving forward’ – Walt Disney Next weekend the clocks go back in the UK by one hour. Where… Continue reading Going backwards?
‘Good posture is the one most important thing anybody can do now to look better’ – Helen Gurley Brown In my post last week about flat stomachs, I mentioned posture as being really important. One of my lovely fellow bloggers commented that we don’t realise how important posture is, and I think she is absolutely… Continue reading Standing Tall
‘It doesn’t matter what size you are, what colour you are, you can do whatever you put your mind to’ – Amber Riley OK before we start, there are two caveats to this weeks’ post: Number one and very, very important – for those of you shouting ‘Embrace your curves! Size doesn’t matter!’ please read… Continue reading Flatten your stomach in a week – possible?
‘One kind word can warm three winter months’ – Japanese Proverb We’ve always known that warmth makes us feel better – a hot water bottle to ease back or stomach ache, a warm bath to soothe aching muscles, a hot cup of cocoa on a cold night or a hot tub session to de-stress are… Continue reading Hot Tubs and Hot Water Bottles
‘True self-care is not bath salts and chocolate cake, it’s making the choice to build a life you don’t need to escape from’ – Brianna Wiest Everywhere I look recently there seems to be something about self-care. It’s clearly an important thing to do for both mental and physical health, but what does it actually… Continue reading Self-Care
‘Doubt is simply lack of energy. Doubt comes when the energy is low. When you are high in energy, where is the doubt?’ – Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Asking whether we want more energy is probably a daft question! After all, who doesn’t? Most of us struggle sometimes. We might feel sluggish or as… Continue reading Do you need more energy?
‘If you think time flies, you haven’t held a plank recently!’ – unknown Before you dismiss this post as something that isn’t for you, read on!! Whatever your fitness level and however old you are, even if getting down on the floor isn’t an option for you, you can still plank! OK so what’s so… Continue reading Why everyone should plank!