Tag: Health

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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Say goodbye to your local, friendly, FREE NHS…

That’s right! Soon we could see a very different NHS. One that charges you at point of contact. According to the Telegraph, the British Medical Association (BMA) will be meeting today, to potentially vote for charges to be made against patients for using GP services. This comes after a poll earlier on in the year,

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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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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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Should I let go of people who don’t support my health goals?

In a situation where you are trying to make changes in your life, to improve your own health and wellbeing, should you let go of people who are blocking that change? That can be a tough question, particularly if those people are loved ones that we have known for most of our lives. It can

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Fit to Fat and Back (2009) Review

As someone who subscribes to a variety of YouTube channels, I get a myriad of recommendations coming my way thanks to the algorithms at Google. One of those being the 2009 documentary by a personal trainer/model, that attempted to gain and then lose a massive amount of weight. I must admit I was very much

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3 Exercises good for Mind, Body, & Soul

For many in the mental health community, we have all heard about how doctors may encourage patients to take up running, or some other form of exercise, to combat their depression. The irony being that most times those who are depressed have little energy and motivation to get out of bed, let alone into a

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Better sleep = Better health

In a working culture where taking regular breaks seems like a taboo, and bragging rights are gained by how many hours straight someone worked, it is no surprise that sleeping is often times seen as a waste of time. Who can sleep when you’ve got so many other things you could be doing? It should

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The BioPsychoSocial Model of Health

Ok, I know that sounds like a mouthful. But when you get into what it is, the model is actually quite simple. I promise! The BioPsychoSocial Model (Engel, 1977) basically states that our health is a combination of biological, psychology, and social factors. Simple! It originally came about as a challenge to traditional ideas that

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