Forget Your New Year’s Diet

Ditch the Deprivation and Do This Instead So you fell off the wagon this festive period. Like…BUMP! Yes, you needed to anaesthetise yourself through those family functions, but still you cruised from canapé to canapé, loosening your waistband as you went. It’s not your fault. Christmas is designed to make us fat and happy, so…

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Illness Can Be A Gift…(honest)

It may not be what you want this Xmas but it’s got something for you… Illness is not a gift you REALLY want this Xmas But it is a gift nontheless. You may try to return it, unopened. You may attempt to throw it away quietly before anyone sees. You may even think I’m crazy…

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Why You Should Let Yourself Hit Rock Bottom

You’ll be surprised what you find down there…                                    Photo by Yoann Boyer on Unsplash I will never forget when my doctor looked me in the eye and said, I don’t know what to do for you now. After all the…

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Why A School Wants To Give Kids Haribo

Instead of Home-Made Cake                                     Photo by Raw Pixel on Unsplash   Parenting can be a pain in the ass. While your little ones totter happily, you’re scanning for danger 24/7. You spend hours shopping organic, feeding them right,…

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Why Women Won’t Admit What’s Wrong

And it’s killing us…                                    Photo by Luis Galvez on Unsplash   Months before I got my diagnosis, I knew something was amiss. I felt strange, simultaneously wired and exhausted and the pounds were falling off despite consuming vast quantities…

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What Frazzled Mums Really Need…

It isn’t medication…                                    Photo by Julie Johnson on Unsplash   A friend of mine gets paid to talk women out of taking medication. No, that’s not her real job title. It’s not even IN her job description, but she…

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The Fatal Mistake You’re Making About Stress

And why you should get emotional about it                                 Photo by Kinga Cichewicz on Unsplash   Stress nearly killed me. And it can do the same for you. You probably already heard that stress can cause heart disease, cancer and stroke, but……

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How To Love Your Midlife Crisis

                                    Photo by John Torcasio on Unsplash Midlife Crisis Ahhh, aging is beautiful, isn’t it? The media tells you to lower your hemline and raise your hairline. The mirror reflects wrinkles and sagging, despite the fortune you spend on…

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Why Women Lie About Feeling Fine

Photo by Timothy Paul Smith on Unsplash I used to dread people asking me I wanted them to stop, but they didn’t. I tried to come up with something witty to distract them, to pretend the wheels weren’t coming off, the walls weren’t crumbling around me and a voice inside my head wasn’t screaming, help me!…

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