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

Why taking time for you isn’t selfish

‘Time is a created thing. To say “I don’t have time” is to say “I don’t want to’ – Lao Tzu, ancient Chinese philosopher OK, you may not agree with Lao Tzu, but the truth is, if you really wanted to spend a couple of minutes on yourself, you could. It’s more of a mindset… Continue reading Why taking time for you isn’t selfish

Tiny tweaks to health and happiness – what’s it all about?

‘My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humour and some style’ – Maya Angelou I’m so glad that you are reading my blog today! I’m hoping that you and I will go on a journey together. On the way there’ll… Continue reading Tiny tweaks to health and happiness – what’s it all about?