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What Is Hindering Your Relaxation Time At Home?

***Collaborative post*** We all need time to relax at home as it’s our opportunity to de-stress ourselves from the various pressures that we have in our lives. There are all kinds of ways to relax and unwind, whether it’s settling in for an evening in front of the TV, taking a long hot bath, or […]

Where Is Your Get Up And Go?

***Collaborative post*** From time to time, we can all feel a little bit flat – and that is fine. We need space to deflate sometimes and just take stock of everything going on in our lives.  But if you find your motivation for things you love slipping away, it might be time to give yourself […]

Ways To Relax And Unwind

Stress can affect us all in different ways. It can affect our mental, emotional and even our physical wellbeing. It even affects how we behave and react to things. Stress isn’t all bad, we all deal with some form of stress in our lifetime, some on a day-to-day basis in our everyday lives, whether it […]

4 Ways You Can Slow Down and Reap the Benefits

The world has encountered plenty of sharp and sudden changes over the past year. One of the most significant is many people switching from the office to remote working. This has immediately allowed them to slow their lives down. They needn’t deal with the hustle and bustle of the tube. They don’t need to cope […]

Be The Most Relaxed Version Of Yourself

You have heard it said that stress is a killer. Stress wreaks havoc on the body. It affects blood pressure, blood sugar, the heart rate, and all the organs. It is a key factor in the risks of stroke and heart attack. It causes headaches, sleeplessness, digestion problem, and the list goes on. When you […]

January Weight Loss Update

Things I Learnt This January Wow, what a month I have had. I am seeing February in 1 stone and 0.5 lb lighter thanks to my new health kick! I am totally amazed and I am also still in shock. I have learnt so much this time round from being a Slimming World member. I […]

Get In The Know With Pilates Pal Website

What is Pilates? Pilates (pronounced puh-lah-teez) is a system of exercises developed by the German, Joseph Pilates during World War 1. The system was named after him but he referred to it as “Contrology.” He firmly believed that there was a definite connection between physical and mental health. The intent of these exercises was to […]

Tech-Free Days

Tech-Free Days I think we all find it hard to put down the mobile phone, step away from the tablet and avoid the hypnotic draw of the TV. Being away from technology is such a good thing for your mind and your body so why aren’t we pushing this more with our children and enjoy […]

Skills Children Can Gain From Looking After A Family Pet

Pets are a source of much love and joy for families. Children especially enjoy and respond to the warmth and friendship they provide. A pet can be a furry best friend, partner-in-crime, companion, someone to cuddle with and much more for your child. Pets also make great teachers. They improve a child’s social, emotional, physical and cognitive development while imparting a few valuable life skills as your child interacts with them. If you are considering adding a pet to your brood, here are some of the potential skills children can gain from looking after a family pet:

Feeling Good

Feeling Awesome As you may already know I am currently on a Slimming World journey in a bid to lose five stone. I have so far managed to lose just over three stone. I hit the three stone loss a while back now and have comfortably sat at this loss now for the past few […]

Coping With Peer Pressure

Peer Pressure Is Horrible Kid’s unfortunately don’t come with an instruction manual, we are all learning the best we can along the way. Peer pressure is a horrible thing that has probably effected us all when we was growing up. It can have a positive effect on our life’s and it can also have a […]

Homemade Breakfast Shake

Shake-up Your Breakfast! Did you know that this week was breakfast week (25th-31st January), in our house we all enjoy our breakfast….Well why wouldn’t we it is a good way to start the day. With the weather being cold we have been enjoying a nice variety of hot breakfast’s such as Porridge, Shredded wheat, Weetabix […]

Returning Back To Work

Back To Work I’m feeling rather excited as normality will be commencing from next week. I was in a car accident back in June leaving me in rather a bad way, I had suffered nerve damage and had a loss of feeling down the left side of my body. I was in a wheelchair for […]

Ozeri Bathroom Scales

Time To Take Control Being overweight, scales have not been my best friend, as to me they was just a constant reminder of how overweight I had become, I have recently made a life changing decision and have decided to start living more of a healthier life, we are taking control of our food intake […]