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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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How to manage Nutrition and Weight Loss (Realistically!)

For anyone who begins the journey of weight management, it is all too easy to set yourself up a mountain of a goal, fail at the first hurdle, then give up entirely. If you’ve tried yourself, you wouldn’t be the first to attempt making a change, to only revert back to your old bad habits. 

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The problem with ‘dieting’ and the diet industry…

DISCLAIMER: This post is my personal opinion, and not any professional advice. If you are attempting weight loss, and are currently on a dieting plan associated with a diet business, and it is working for you, I am happy for your success! However, if you are experiencing difficulties associated with this, or have critical thoughts about

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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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Why just saying “I’m going to exercise more” doesn’t work

The majority of people who made resolutions in celebration of New Years have broken them by now. As much of an optimist I am, that is just a fact. While there are a number of factors that contribute to why this may be, for many it is because their resolutions are way too vague. What

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“But I can have that cake because I’m going on a run…”

How many times have you said something like that? Replace the cake with some other temptation, and it may sound all too familiar. Well my friend, you are engaging in Compensatory Health Beliefs! Compensatory health beliefs are a way for us to manage the uncomfortable feeling we have when faced with a temptation, but at

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