Category: Personal Blog

How I battle my ‘down days’ to stay healthy and happy

A post about dealing with depression on a day-to-day basis…

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Dealing with ‘Life Stuff’

We all have to deal with ‘life stuff’ at one point or another. Whether that is the big changes that come every few years or so, or the day-to-day running of things, ‘life stuff’ can be painful, distracting, and disruptive.  Even more so when they stop you from achieving important health goals. For those of

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Why am I receiving Nutritional Training?

From the earliest time I can remember, I have always been obsessed with food. Granted, in the early days it was more so about ‘helping’ my Mum or Nan with whatever they were baking (i.e. licking the wooden spoon when they were done). Now however, my love of food has been a driving force in

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Overcoming depression and anxiety…

According to national statistics, 1 in 4 people in the UK have or will experience mental health difficulties. That is a staggering number of people! In my own life journey, I have been managing my own mental health difficulties since 2013. Before then I had symptoms of what I know now to be depression and

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Reflection is the best medicine 😌

Sometimes you just have to stop, take a moment, and just be. In a world where we are so work driven, it is difficult to allow yourself to be present in the moment. There is always that project you need to get done, that deadline always nagging you at the back of your mind. The

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Living a plant-based diet 🥦

Since about late 2014, I have been slowly transitioning into living a plant-based diet. It started off being out of a need to find cheaper meals while being a 1st year student. I began cutting down to only chicken and fish, and having more meat replacement products. Then I was a full time pescatarian. Then

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