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19
May

Excited about weight loss

Who is ever excited about weight loss? Seriously, is this ever the case! Not from most people’s experience.   When I help clients lose weight, I never hear them talk about their weight loss history with excitement.   It’s quite the opposite: they talk of their battles, struggles and frustration.   And yet, ‘Excited to...
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15
Dec

The Greatest gift of all

A lesson in losing I lost a good part of a day last weekend. Our daughter’s new passport had arrived and I made a mental note to put it away in a safe place there and then. I don’t know about you but I often find myself scooping up six items needing put away and...
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20
Nov

Best Healthy Xmas Presents

More festive than ever I’ve a feeling we’re going to go all out to make Christmas extra special this year. It’s been some year and we all need extra cheer. Lights on early, a Christmas movie a day, reindeer pjs and more. This year, we’re all in! As for the presents, the best presents of...
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slow life
12
Aug

Slowdown over lockdown

Lockdown or slowdown It’s been a funny few months hasn’t it. For most people there have been problems and difficulties of some kind. Some have found they’ve had good days and less good days. For many these have been especially challenging or tragic times for different reasons from loss of a loved one to work or money...
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25
Mar

Healthy alternatives when stocks are low

Healthy store cupboard alternatives Today’s blog is from Kathleen Dubo of Interwoven Wellness as she offers healthy alternatives should supplies of your regular staples dry up. Living in thehttps://kathleendubo.com/ mountains of Virginia in the US, Kathleen has a large vegetable garden and enjoys an abundance of winter greens. Something in the past few weeks has drastically...
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20
Mar

Keeping Healthy in times of Coronovirus

Take good care of yourself At the start of the year we could never in our wildest dreams have imagined being in the situation we are now in. It could easily be something out of a fiction novel. I’m sure I’m not alone in feeling I need to pinch myself at times as I wonder...
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07
Nov

A good night’s sleep

SLEEP! That was a command! As sleep is a natural activity to us humans, why do so many have trouble with it? The 2017 Sleep Council’s survey of over 5000 people found that: Almost a third of respondents get a poor night’s sleep most nights with over half reporting stress or worry as the cause....
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27
Sep

The Happy Healthy Connection

Health and Happiness Health and happiness are two things that most of us want in life. Whilst health and happiness both sound straightforward in themselves, achieving them is not as simple as we might think. In this month’s blog, I look at the relationship between happy and healthy to ask: Does happy lead to healthy?...
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24
Aug

What do you want?

Sept 2019 – June 2020 For many years now, I’ve coincided my ‘New Year’ with the start of the academic school year. Making plans for the year ahead in the depth of winter and at the end of a busy festive period doesn’t feel right for me. Whereas there’s something refreshing as we near the...
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craving chocolate
26
Apr

Simple Simon Says

Still Craving Chocolate? A few days on from Easter and who has vowed to return their chocolate consumption to more normal levels? What do Easter, Christmas and birthdays (not to mention Halloween!) all have in common? Yes, these are all times when our chocolate and sugar consumption can get, quite frankly, out of hand! It’s funny...
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