I hope everyone is full of love and laughter and pigs in blankets and wine after the celebrations over the past week. I also hope you're not stressing about weight gain, eager to 'get back on track' and feeling guilty that the only movement you've done in the past week is go to the shops … Continue reading Happy New Year! 18 Resolutions For 2018.
"I'm 23 years old, why is my life not sorted out yet?" I said to my best friend the other day. And it's what I say at the start of every. single. year. THIS is the year I'll sort my life out. THIS is the year I'll figure out what I want to do. THIS … Continue reading 2017 Reflections.
It's that time of the year again. The time when, instead of focusing on the magic of Christmas and embracing the opportunity to spend time with our loved ones, the media tries to take it away from us by encouraging us to obsess (more than usual) about the food we are eating, the exercise we … Continue reading From Eating Pigs in Blankets To Becoming A Pig In A Blanket: Removing Food Guilt This Christmas.
So I first met Kat at a Girl Gains event (a movement which aims to empower, inspire, educate and motivate women to be the best versions of themselves) back in summer. I must have only spoken to her for about 20 minutes, yet we clicked straight away. She is such a motivated, driven and inspiring … Continue reading #SelfCareSunday – Q&A with Kat Horrocks.
I know, I get it. When someone talks about "finding themselves" we conjure up images of a young, tan, dreadlocked individual who has just returned from their Gap Yah in South East Asia sporting a pair of floaty trousers, a dodgy tattoo and a penchant for marijuana. And whilst travel is an amazing way to … Continue reading Lost + Found: 7 Ways To “Find” Yourself (from personal experience!)
So last time on my blog (Fear of Fat: The Problem) we discussed how fat may not actually be the devil we have always made it out to be and how there's evidence to suggest that, contrary to popular belief, excess fat is not the cause of all our health problems. And clearly, this "war … Continue reading Part 2: Intuitive Eating, Body Positivity & Health At Every Size.
Obesity. It's the "epidemic" we can't stop talking about. It surrounds us on our TV screens, magazines, radios. From an early age we are taught to fear fat, as fat=unhealthy and unhealthy=death. As a society, we hate fat. We hate it so much, in fact, that more than half of us (54%) would rather be … Continue reading Fear of Fat: The Problem (Part 1)