Early morning hacks for a happier day

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I wish I could say I wake up at 5am every morning and do a home yoga session before breakfast but it’s simply not true. I’m not a morning person. Ew, just saying that phrase feels wrong. How can anyone wake up chirpy? It defies logic to me. If I’m being honest I have noticed … Continue reading Early morning hacks for a happier day

How to stay happy on a sick day

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Getting sick is SO frustrating. You eat your veg and take your vitamins but sometimes the body can't fight off infection without a few rest days. I don't know about you I can't wait until we're all floating heads inside robot bodies (joke). As someone who prides myself on prioritising fitness and healthy eating I … Continue reading How to stay happy on a sick day

Opening up about mental illness in the modelling industry – Washed Away by Nikki Dubose

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Washed Away: From Darkness to Light is a Memoir by former model Nikki Dubose. She has appeared in magazines such a Maxim, Glamour, Vogue and Vanity Fair and first suffered from an eating disorder at just eight years old. Her childhood trauma of sexual abuse led to bulimia, various drug addictions and serious mental illness … Continue reading Opening up about mental illness in the modelling industry – Washed Away by Nikki Dubose

10 dieting habits I’ve given up in 2016

One thing that went unnoticed when I was diagnosed with depression and anxiety was my fixation on food. As my condition got worse I was obsessed with fitness and eating healthily, two obsessions which are often seen positive factors in someone's life. For this reason I've never had my eating problems medically diagnosed, and have … Continue reading 10 dieting habits I’ve given up in 2016

What you need to know about my period 

If you consider this post TMI then that's exactly why you need to read it. Periods are a natural bodily function for half of the world's population so they deserve to be spoken about. Read on for an honest snapshot of my monthly flow!  1. I don't use tampons. I'm nearly 30 and I had … Continue reading What you need to know about my period 

5 easy tricks for people who hate doing cardio

I love fitness, but I must admit I like to pick and choose my favourite parts and I tend to avoid the things I hate. I have recently come to realise after taking part in several races that I was not made to be a runner. I also perform poorly in sports like netball, swimming … Continue reading 5 easy tricks for people who hate doing cardio

Three reasons why you need to have yoga in your life

If you follow me on Twitter you'll have noticed my "in your face" updates about my recent foray into yoga. I've done it on and off for years and like bleaching your upper-lip hair or a visit to the dentist it's one of those things you just wish you'd done earlier in life. Yoga is … Continue reading Three reasons why you need to have yoga in your life

I’m not thin and that’s OK…. I think

  I've used this blog as a way to document my health & fitness journey. I've focussed a lot on losing weight because this has always been my primary concern, and I just assumed that everyone else was worried about that too. I know there are some people who just don't gain or lose weight, … Continue reading I’m not thin and that’s OK…. I think

My favourite foods for weight loss

I haven't done a weight loss update in a wee while because I was really struggling to lose more than a few pounds before gaining it back weeks later. Recently I have had more success (Amen) and have lost about 9lbs in the past two months, even though I was on holiday in Cannes and … Continue reading My favourite foods for weight loss