‘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!
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Tolerance and Reality TV
‘Tolerance is the positive and cordial effort to understand another’s beliefs, practices and habits without necessarily sharing or accepting them’ – Joseph E. Osborne I have a confession . . . I enjoy reality tv. Well, let me clarify that! Not the scripted programmes like Made in Chelsea, Geordie Shore, Desperate Housewives or The Only… Continue reading Tolerance and Reality TV
‘Waste isn’t waste until we waste it’ – Will.I.Am Love Island UK has been hitting the headlines this year for a rather different reason to normal – its decision to dress the contestants in second-hand clothing from eBay to make the new series more ‘eco-friendly’. It’s an interesting idea and one I like, partly because… Continue reading Eco-friendly Fashion
Mind-full or mindful
‘Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment’ – Buddha Mindfulness is something I’ve read about a lot over the last few years but until about a year ago, I’d never really tried it. I wasn’t sure it was for me. Looking back now… Continue reading Mind-full or mindful
Can your home help ease your anxiety?
‘Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful’ – William Morris A while back we talked about how clearing physical clutter can also help clear the clutter in our minds. At the time, I’d just read Marie Kondo’s book ‘The Life Changing Magic of Tidying’… Continue reading Can your home help ease your anxiety?
Introducing plant based foods
‘The most ethical diet just so happens to be the most environmentally sound diet and just so happens to be the healthiest’ – Dr Michael Gregor If you are thinking about introducing more plant based foods into your diet for health, ethical or environmental reasons, there are some really easy ways to start. Don’t be… Continue reading Introducing plant based foods
Motivational quotes to get yourself going
‘Only in the darkness can you see the stars’ – Martin Luther King Jr I don’t know about you, but I’m far less motivated to do anything when it’s dark and cold. Here in the UK, it is dark at 4.30 pm and this week it has been COLD!! It’s not even December yet so… Continue reading Motivational quotes to get yourself going
10 ways to improve your sleep
‘Having peace, happiness and healthiness is my definition of beauty and you can’t have any of that without sleep’ – Beyonce Someone recently told me to ‘prioritise sleep’. That really hit home. I don’t prioritise sleep, in fact I deliberately delay going to bed quite often. I sabotage my own sleep. That must be the… Continue reading 10 ways to improve your sleep
‘You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will’ – Stephen King If you’ve been reading my blog for a while now, you’ll know that I love a quote and I always begin my posts with one. One of the reasons I do that is because reading a positive quote really… Continue reading Positive Quotes
7 surprising health benefits of laughter and yes it really is the best medicine!
Find out why laughing is good for your health and how it can even help you to tone your stomach muscles!