‘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?
‘You can’t control how you feel. But you can always choose how you act’ – Mel Robbins (The 5 Second Rule) I read an article today which talked about the five second rule. Not the one where if you drop something on the floor, it’s fine to eat it as long as you pick it… Continue reading A New Five Second Rule?
‘When the weather is hot, keep a cool mind. When the weather is cold, keep a warm heart’ – unknown It’s hot in the UK right now. Not as hot as it was a couple of weeks ago but hot enough to be classed as a heatwave and an amber warning to be given. Hosepipe… Continue reading Sunshine quotes
‘The goal of online dating is to get offline as quickly as possible’ – Amy Webb As we emerged from the enforced hiding as a result of the pandemic, dating sites have seen a surge of interest. People are deciding that now is the time to meet someone, perhaps because they have found being on… Continue reading How to succeed on a dating site
‘Great things are done by a series of small things brought together’ – Vincent Van Gogh Last week I went to the Van Gogh Immersive Exhibition in London’s East End with my youngest son’s girlfriend. He might not be an obvious person to give us suggestions to live a long, healthy and happy life given… Continue reading Life Lessons with Vincent Van Gogh!
‘Trauma is a result of an overwhelming sense of danger, powerlessness, and fear. Healing is a result of feeling safe, empowered, and supported’ No, not a post about housework! Clean Language – what do you think when you read that? Maybe you think it means not swearing or saying something rude. That’s a good start… Continue reading Keeping it Clean