Posts in Health
Why It Is Important to Have Goals When You Suffer With Depression

If you are not a regular reader you may not know that I was diagnosed with depression about 4 years ago. I had felt down for many years before that but hit what felt like “rock bottom” in 2014. I have since gotten a lot better and believe that having a goal in place has helped me massively.

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Items That Will Make Your Health & Fitness Journey Easier

You don’t need anything but discipline and a ‘why’ to start your health and fitness journey but with the following items it will be so much easier. These items will either give you more options for healthier meals, improve workouts or just give you a bit of motivation to stick with it. So here are the items that I use and love that help me.

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How To Actually Stick With Your Healthy Eating Plan

I feel like I have been trying to diet my whole life but finally, I am in a place where I am eating healthy in a sustainable way and actually sticking with it pretty well. If you are trying to eat healthier - and I mean properly eat healthier and not just crash dieting - then here are some tips on how to stick to your healthy eating diet so your efforts are not wasted and you can finally be happy, confident and well. 

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Why I Track What I Eat With MyFitnessPal

I have had MyFitnessPal for years and have used it on and off. After not using it for a long while I decided to start again recently. For those that don't know, I am on a weight loss journey. I have a significant amount of weight to lose. My approach is not to crash diet but more to create a healthy, sustainable lifestyle that will help me get to my ideal weight but also increase the wellness of my mind and body. Here is why I decided to use the MyFitnessPal app to help.

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What I Learned From Counting Calories for a Week

I have never been a fan of calorie counting. I know that it is all about the nutritional value of what your eating and not how many calories are in it, I am fully aware. But the simple truth is, you must burn more calories than you consume to lose weight. When I got stuck in a bit of a rut and my weight loss became stagnant I knew I had to try something different. So I decided to start counting calories to see how much I was actually consuming. Here is what I learned. 

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How To Finally Start Drinking More Water

I have always been terrible at drinking water. I used to be the type of person that would look at the clock and realize that it was 1 pm and I still hadn't drank a single drop. My skin was terrible, I used to get water infections pretty often and I was struggling to lose weight. I had tried so many times to drink more but I could never remember and had nothing in place to hold myself accountable. So here is how to finally start drinking more water. 

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