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The Beauty of Saying ‘No’

I’ve been saying this word a lot recently. It’s a word that I’ve always wanted to be able to say more. Not because I’m a particularly contrary person or a petulant toddler. But because it took me many years to realise that I had a problem with it. It’s a problem that I think many […]

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How To Find Motivation to Exercise

In a previous post, I spoke about trying to work out how much to workout. If you catch my drift. I mentioned the journey I had been on trying to sift through often contradictory pieces of information about how much to workout and what to be doing. The next piece of the puzzle is finding […]

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Road to Recovery: Falling Behind?

I am the one thing in life I can controlI am inimitable I am an originalI’m not falling behind or running lateI’m not standing stillI am lying in wait – Wait for It, Hamilton I never thought I’d find inspiration about recovery in the Hamilton soundtrack. And yet. This song, Wait for It (lyrics above), […]

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Prioritize Self-Care By Prioritizing You!

I really really really want to be the person who invests in themselves. Because after all that is what self-care is at root. It’s recognizing that you deserve to be a priority. But why does it have to be so hard? More and more I’m realizing that the specter of self-care becomes another reason to […]

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Children’s Mental Health Week: Missing Voices

It’s Children’s Mental Health Week which means that more than ever people will be shining the light on young people’s mental health. The theme this year is called Finding Your Brave. Whilst we should all be raising awareness of children’s mental health throughout the year, this is a great time to get the conversation going. […]

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Never Enough: An Exercise Saga

It’s never enough, never, never, never enough, never, never….this seems to be a constant refrain in life. But I’m not just talking about the Greatest Showman soundtrack, although I could – I totally could. I’m talking about exercise and the amount of information I feel like I’m drowning in. There are too many should s […]

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