Tag: Psychology

5 Quick Tips to Successfully be Healthier

So, you want to know how to gain good habits, engage in healthy behaviours, and live a healthier life? You’re in the right place! Let’s go over some of the things you need to do in order to achieve that… Tip 1. Challenge unhelpful thinking Before we even go into any actions, it is important

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5-Minute Body Scan Mindfulness Meditation

In today’s video I walk you through an easy meditation that can be done anywhere, using mindfulness to connect with your body. As part of my bit for #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek here in the UK, I hope that this helps you to relieve any stress you may be feeling today. What do you think? Have you tried

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Having plants makes you healthier?

This is the video counterpart for the blog post I released earlier this week, all about plant power! Bringing plants into your home may be a way to help design an aesthetically pleasing space, but it also allows for you to experience the innate healing powers of nature. Let me know in the comments below

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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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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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Sleep helps you lose weight?! 😴

While research is not extensive when it comes to the link between sleep and weight management, the majority point in a similar direction: Getting regular, good quality sleep, for at least 8 hours or more, can help you to lose weight. Whenever we think of losing weight, typically our minds go to eating healthy, and increasing

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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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