Self-care tips as we head into the festive season

‘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

Bone Strength

‘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

Flatten your stomach in a week – possible?

‘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?

Self-Care

‘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

Why everyone should plank!

‘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!