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A song about kindness

It’s the second day of Mental Health Awareness Week. For me music has always been integral in lifting my mood. As this year’s theme is kindness, I’ve picked One Love by U2 to listen to this morning. It’s a song about forgiveness, caring and love. The kindness message in this song reminds us that we […]

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Mindfulness Monday

100 Days of Mindfulness – Day 54

Focus on Today When you’re anxious, you can get lost in “What-if” thoughts, you may always jump to the worse case scenarios. I used to dwell a lot on the past and worry about so many things that might happen and my mind would often run away with itself. As soon as I learnt to […]

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Tune Of The Week Tuesday

A song about kindness

It’s the second day of Mental Health Awareness Week. For me music has always been integral in lifting my mood. As this year’s theme is kindness, I’ve picked One Love by U2 to listen to this morning. It’s a song about forgiveness, caring and love. The kindness message in this song reminds us that we […]

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Wellbeing Wednesday

1000 Rep Workout Challenge

Warm Up 1 minute high knee jog on the spot 1 minute side to side toe touches 1 minute heel to bum kicks 1 minute over arm stretches (30 seconds both ways) 1 minute side stretches (30 seconds both ways) 100 Push Ups 100 Bodyweight Sqats 100 Overhead Press 100 Mountain Climbers 100 Tricep Dips […]

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Time to make a change Thursday

Things I’m Working On

With Life changing so much for everyone, it can be difficult to get into a routine. Things may not seem normal, so it’s important to adapt. I have prepared a self-care wheel with things that I’m working on. If you want me to to send you one, send me a message with your email address […]

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Fun fact Friday

Exercise can reduce anxiety

Anxiety is the body’s fight or flight response in full swing. When there is nothing to flight and nothing to flee, the stress hormones that are surging around have nowhere to go so they build up, bringing with them the physical symptoms of anxiety. Physical activity is the natural end to the fight or flight […]

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Something for the weekend

Things to do on a Sunday to improve your Monday

It’s normal to get to the end mid afternoon on a Sunday and get that dreading feeling of Monday about to creep up on us. So, how do you stop the Sunday blues? The thought of Monday and another busy working week can have your stomach churning, but there are ways to stop that dreaded […]

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Bionic Nutrition

What should You Do 10,000 steps a day, or 30 minutes of brisk walking per day?

Many of us where a pedometer or tracking device these days and are obsessed with getting to that 10,000 steps per day. However, many of those steps are ineffective, because you don’t increase your heart rate. There will still be a benefit to this, rather than doing nothing. If you want to get fitter, aim […]

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Guest Blogs

Battling mental health with a Sporting Career

Last week’s article was received so well, Shona has very kindly agreed to write another guest post for us. This week she’s speaking openly & honestly about her journey battling mental health with her own sporting career.  What is Mental Health? ‘Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or […]

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100 Days of Mindfulness – Day 15

Watch What You Eat Spend 30 seconds on each aspect of looking at, touching, sniffing, tasing, chewing, and then swallowing your food properly. Don’t do anything else while you do that. While eating, think about where your food came from, the smells, aromas, taste, what’s happening to your senses as you do each aspect. Was […]

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