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What it’s really like living with Mental Illness, with Darko Botic (podcast)

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You’ll never really understand what it’s like living with mental illness until you experience it yourself, with so many people struggling in one way or another, this podcast will hopefully help you understand better, or let you know that you’re not alone.   This podcast was with Darko Botic, a personal trainer and health coach […]

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Pregnancy Book Review; Your No Guilt Pregnancy Plan

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It’s a right of passage to read a pregnancy book from cover to cover for every first time Mum. There’s no huger life and body change than becoming a mother and naturally we want to be as prepared as possible.   Aurora was born in 2009 and of course I read not 1 but three […]

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Habits That Will Get You Healthy & Fit For Life

Being healthy and fit is about more than just looking great. It means feeling your best every day! A lot of people are discouraged from living healthier lifestyles because they imagine having to commit hours of each day to going to the gym while eat a restrictive diet. In reality, this type of living can […]

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Can a Personality Test Improve Your Life?

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Whether you’re looking for personal growth, the key to happiness, or untapping your career potential, could taking a personality test unlock the personal insight you need to be your happiest, healthiest self this year?   There are a over 7 million search results when you Google ‘personality test’, including both free and expensive, some backed […]

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Medications That Cause Weight Gain

medications that cause weight gain

There are certain medications that cause weight gain and might be the reason you’ve either put on weight, or are having trouble losing it.   Not every medication (or other pills like the contraceptive pill too) has this side effect, and in those that do not everyone will be affected.   But for those that […]

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The Truth About Being Pretty: Why Being Attractive Shouldn’t be so Attractive

A departure from my usual blog topics? Yes, but I felt it was something I needed to get off my chest, so wrote this post from the heart for Mum’s website The Motherload.   For what is a fairly controversial and potentially segregating subject, I hope that I’ve opened some eyes and dismissed the misunderstanding […]

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My Life with Anorexia – Shredded By Science Podcast

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This podcast talks about what it’s like having Anorexia, an illness I battled and was very ill with.   A report in 2015 estimated that more than 725,000 people in the UK are affected by an eating disorder, with roughly 75-90% of those being female.   BEAT, a UK-based eating disorder charity, estimates that of those with […]

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I Had an Exercise Addiction – how much is too much?

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An exercise addiction can be easily disguised as healthy lifestyle changes, and because exercise is generally good for you, a sufferer may appear very fit and healthy from the outside. But the mindset of someone with an exercise addiction is very different to someone who does it out of choice for health or career reasons. […]

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21 Warning Signs of an Eating Disorder

signs of an eating disorder

Eating Disorders can be a serious and devastating illness, but like many illnesses chances of recovery are far better if they are caught early. So knowing the signs of an eating disorder could not only save a lot of pain and heartache, but could actually save a life too. And I should know, I suffered […]

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My Eating Disorder Recovery Story

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Since my Eating Disorder recovery videos went viral and I was invited to speak on Sky News, I’ve been able to reach out and  offer support and encouragement to other sufferers and their families.   I remember the first day I was admitted to hospital – one day, when I was strong enough, I would […]

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