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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Learning to deal with social expectations

We’ve all been there. Compared our life and the path we’re on as an individual to the next person.   ‘I should have a boyfriend/girlfriend’ ‘I should have moved out by now’ ‘I should have my dream job by now’ ‘I should be working out X amount’ ‘I should be eating better’ ‘I should look a certain way’   But…
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My top 5 podcasts

I’ve been listening to podcasts for about 2 years now and use them as a way of learning when commuting, travelling, doing chores or relaxing. When I find a podcast I love, I’m always keen to share it so, I thought I would put together my current top 5 for you in today’s post.   1. Food Psych Food Psych…
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Understanding the value of rest

I’ve always taken rest days but they haven’t always been taken out of choice or without the feeling of guilt creeping into my subconscious. I often told myself that I didn’t deserve a day off and thought that any break from exercise would negatively impact the goals I’d set. Recently however, I’ve come to learn the value in taking rest…
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How to ditch the diet mentality

I’m pretty sure most people have tried dieting in some way. Sometimes a diet can be a blatant last resort quick fix, to get you shedding fat fast, whilst other times, a diet can come dressed in disguise with ‘clean eating’ or health slogans sprinkled on top. Whatever form of quick fix diet you choose to undertake, chances are it…
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