‘Nothing is impossible. The word itself says I’m possible’ – Audrey Hepburn I’m not a fan of exercise. Maybe I’m inherently lazy or maybe it’s because I don’t really know what to do, but exercising does not rate highly in a list of things I enjoy or as part of my day to day life.… Continue reading Exercise Snacking – fast but effective exercise
‘To keep the body in good health is a duty . . . otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear’ – Buddha As it was Valentine’s Day this week and February is National Heart Month in the UK, it seems right to have a post about keeping our heart… Continue reading Heart health
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!
18 reasons why walking is good for you!
‘Walking is a man’s best medicine’ – Hippocrates You’ve no doubt heard that we should all be aiming to walk 10,000 steps every day. But did you know that this figure actually came about from a Japanese advertising slogan, rather than being based on medical science? Honestly – google it!! The important thing is that… Continue reading 18 reasons why walking is good for you!
Can I achieve a flat stomach with the Mediterranean Diet?
‘Let food be thy medicine, thy medicine shall be thy food’ – Hippocrates Like many people I have put on weight since lockdown began in March 2020. A mixture of not going out much, having more takeaways and drinking more alcohol haven’t helped! Also working from home (in the kitchen) meant I was way too… Continue reading Can I achieve a flat stomach with the Mediterranean Diet?
7 reasons why your smile is the best curve on your body!
‘Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing’ – Mother Teresa Smile! Just seeing the word makes me feel happier! I love to smile and, just like laughing, I try to do it as much as possible. It makes me feel so much… Continue reading 7 reasons why your smile is the best curve on your body!
Optimism is good for you!
‘One of the things I learned the hard way was that it doesn’t pay to get discouraged. Keeping busy and making optimism a way of life can restore your faith in yourself’ – Lucille Ball Some people seem to fall into the optimistic ‘glass half full’ type who look at the bright side of life.… Continue reading Optimism is good for you!
The journey so far!
‘Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions’ – Dalai Lama So how are you doing? Have you found some tiny tweaks that are working for you? Things that are making you feel happier and healthier? It’s early days still but I’m hoping that something has clicked for you like it… Continue reading The journey so far!
10 things to do every morning to make you feel great!
‘Give every day the chance to become the most beautiful day of your life’ – Mark Twain We all want to start every day in a good mood! So what simple things can we do to help make this a reality? Think about the days that you felt grumpy or you struggled to get out… Continue reading 10 things to do every morning to make you feel great!
Why gratitude journalling is good for your health
‘Reflect upon your present blessings, for which every man has plenty; not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some’ – Charles Dickens Journalling is big news right now. Lots of people are trying it and the majority are finding it really helps their stress levels and sense of wellbeing. There are several… Continue reading Why gratitude journalling is good for your health