Dieting vs. Lifestyle Changes

When I first started my weight loss journey 7 years ago, that’s all it really was to me, trying to lose weight. Trying to lose a certain number by a certain milestone, which I did. But it wasn’t until I started adding other things such as exercise that the weight loss actually stuck. Dieting Vs. Lifestyle Changes If you’ve been following my blog for a while you’ll know that I’m a WW, Wellness that Works member, formally Weight Watchers. The new branding means WW doesn’t focus solely on weight loss, in fact you don’t even have to be weighed at […]

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Preparing For the Cold and Flu Season | My Essentials

It’s no secret that Autumn is my favourite season, from ‘fall’ fashion to colourful crunchy leaves, and of course Halloween. But with all these lovely seasonal activities also comes cold and flu season. 🙁 Which can make us all feel pretty blue this time of year; especially as we get into the Winter months where they seem more prominent. Ironically I’m actually nursing a cold while writing this post! Which may or may not actually be bronchitis again..😑 So it seems like the perfect opportunity to share my cold and flu essentials with you. Cold and flu remedies When you […]

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Coping with the Winter Blues (SAD) *

AD| With the days getting shorter and the long nights slowly drawing in, it’s common for some people to experience low mood this time of year, often known as the Winter Blues or seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD is thought to be fairly common during the Autumn and Winter months, although I personally experience lower moods during the Summer; (typically known as “Summertime sadness” or reverse SAD). These low moods often stem from reduced exposure to sunlight, low levels of serotonin, high levels of melatonin, or disruptions to your body clock. Like all mental illnesses there isn’t a ‘one size […]

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The Versatile Blogger Award Revisited

I feel very humbled to have been nominated a second time for The Versatile Blogger Award, this time by Catherine of Shatter the Silence, so thank you lovely! Please make sure you check out her blog and read her answers here. The Versatile Blogger Award is given to bloggers from other bloggers to spread encouraging engagement & to recognise blogs with unique content. So I’m very happy to have been nominated! It’s great to hear that my content is being recognised and seen as unique. The Versatile Blogger Award Rules Thank the person who gave you this award. That’s common […]

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Autumn Themed Date Ideas *

AD | Autumn is one of the best times of year for couples which may have something to do with all the cosy seasonal activities on offer. Most of which involved cuddling up at some point so it’s the perfect excuse to spend time with your partner at home, or by experiencing something new together. But even if you’re a singleton Autumn could be the perfect season to get yourself out there and start dating again, and with free dating sites becoming the new go-to for meeting people it doesn’t have to cost you either. Which can be so important […]

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Autumn Fashion Essentials *

AD] Anyone else excited by the fact that it’s nearly cold enough to throw on knitwear, tights and boots again? I know I am! It’s no secret that Autumn (or ‘Fall’) is my favourite time of year, from Autumn fashion to warming drinks (mines a soya hot chocolate) and of course Halloween. It really is the perfect time of year. As the new season approaches I’ve been thinking a lot about my personal style. Trying to determine what my style actually is and mixing up my wardrobe from the Autumn and Winter months. It first started with my CBT sessions […]

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