Emotional eating and how to manage it

Ever wondered why you turn to food when you’re stressed, upset or feeling lonely? Have you found yourself feeling guilty or ashamed after eating to help satisfy an emotional need? Then perhaps you have experienced emotional eating – the topic I aim to discuss in this blog post.   So what is it?   In short, emotional eating is when…
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Letting go of ‘All or Nothing’ thinking

The all or nothing mindset enables us as individuals to make sense of our experiences and the world around us. We must be perfect at something, or we’re a failure. We must be sticking to something 100%, or there’s no point to it. Sound familiar? Thinking of things in black and white terms, prevents us from acknowledging the complexities of…
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Small ways to help manage your worrying

As mentioned in my last blog post, I’ve recently started studying again and naturally, this combined with a full-time job, has provoked some feelings of worry (and if i’m honest, a little self doubt too). I am however, in a better place now (more than ever), to use some of the things I have learnt through life in order to…
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Staying motivated throughout the year

Finding motivation to get you into the mindset of leading a healthier, more positive lifestyle is one thing, but actually sticking to this and maintaining a happy balance is another. You can start off with the best intentions as you turn over a new leaf but after a while, it can be easy to forget about moving your body or…
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