WAI LANA YOGA & PILATES MAT

WAI LANA YOGA & PILATES MAT REVIEW

Who here has tried yoga? Yoga has exploded in popularity in recent years and if you have followed me for a while, you know that I jumped on the bandwagon. For me, yoga has both physical and emotional benefits and although the sloth in me requires the odd prod at times, I always enjoy both the experience and aftermath.

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Bullet Journal 2018 GOALS - MID YEAR REVIEW

MY 2018 GOALS – MID YEAR REVIEW

Okay, so, immediately we can all acknowledge that this isn’t a mid-year post. We are a little way past that. But, better late than never to reflect on some 2018 goals right? I think so. So, it is time take stock and pay some attention to those goals. How have I been doing?

Happiness is... loving the little things - Sunshine
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UNDERSTANDING STRESS REACTIONS

HAPPINESS IS… UNDERSTANDING STRESS REACTIONS

Resharing an old but slightly revamped post on understanding stress reactions today. Because this stuff is important. We all have stress.

As we have previously discussed in this series, stress is an inevitable part of our lives. Key to moving through these times and staying happy is to find ways to effectively manage the negative stress that we experience. For me, the first step is to understand ourselves and recognise where and how we are. So, today I am going to talk about my own experience in the hope that you may find this relatable, or as things to keep an eye on as a preventative measure.

UNDERSTANDING STRESS REACTIONS
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DOES WEIGHT LOSS LEAD TO HAPPINESS?

DOES WEIGHT LOSS LEAD TO HAPPINESS?

Wow, what a question.

Do you think so? For me, weight loss does, in some way, lead to happiness. For some people it might even be the key to happiness but that isn’t the case for me. I do, however, agree that it can be key when it comes to my confidence and confidence, for me, supports a happier life.

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Happiness is... loving the little things - Sunshine 2018 GOALS - MID YEAR REVIEW

THOUGHTS ON LIFE, LOSS AND STAYING GRATEFUL

Hello and welcome to the second of my new regular Monday blog spots. If you are a follower of my blogging friend Toni, a.k.a This Mama Blogs, you may have seen that I wrote a guest post for her blog a while back. This, of course, I would recommend reading. The title of the post was ‘staying grateful in a busy world’. It reflected a personal journey of my own, very relevant to what I have to say today. However, once you understand and, hopefully, experience how gratitude can support happy living, you find it doesn’t stop there, does it?

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BEAUTY HAUL JUNE 2018 – SOME NEW BEAUTY BITS

Hello and welcome to a little beauty haul! Don’t you just love that feeling of new products to try? Especially when they are from brands you have been really happy with in the past!

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WEIGHT LOSS UPDATE | SLIMMING WORLD | June 18

Hello everyone and welcome to Food Friday for this week. Today I thought I would share some updated thoughts on my Slimming World Journey because, well, this is a journey. It has its ups and downs and a journey is never completely straightforward…


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Food Friday – My Top 5 Slimming World Tips

Welcome to another Food Friday! As a long time Slimming World slave who remains a fan of the healthy eating plan, I sat and reflected on the things I have learned in the 11 years since I first joined.  Although the learning is vast, a few particular points stand out so I thought I would share my top tips.

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Food Friday – What I Eat In A Day! Slimming World & FODMAP Friendly

Hello everyone and welcome to my first Food Friday ‘What I Eat In A Day’ post!

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Festive Pamper Plans

Blogmas 2017 – Day 18 – Festive Pamper Plans

Does anyone else like to have a good ol’ pamper to prepare themselves for the festive season? I don’t always get round to it but I am making the time this year and here is how!


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