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Treats and Self-Care

Treats and Self-Care

This weekend for the first time since a holiday in the sun [a few years ago now and for many of us I am sure], I took a siesta.  I had had a difficult and emotional week and I felt tired and foggy.  Yes, I went to lie down to rest and sleep for 30 mins.   I listened...

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Let’s talk Pride and Potential

Let’s talk Pride and Potential

If everything you were doing right now paused; your career or role, your home or relationship, your health and fitness and, most profoundly, your life, would you feel you’d reached your potential? Would you be proud? I was asked that or a similar question recently and...

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Spring into Spring with one step at a time

Spring into Spring with one step at a time

Are you ready to Spring into Spring? Shall we? Dare we? Can we?  Spring is a time to get things going for summer and a great time to reflect on last year’s steps and how to move these on.  Let’s do it! Let’s make this time of year BE the CHANGE. Let’s get healthy and...

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Enjoyment and Engagement

Enjoyment and Engagement

How’s it all going for you? Are you feeling full engagement with your life?Have you, like me, found that one of the main impacts on my life with the series of lockdowns and constantly changing rules and advice from the last 2 years has been a reduction of a feeling of...

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Family and Food

Family and Food

Food, Family and TribeWhen we think of food many of us will have links to family, and family memories are often involving food For me what comes to mind are various phrases and headings such as “Family food”, “Food with family”, “Family favourites”, “Family...

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When you hear the word INTUITION, what does that mean to you?

When you hear the word INTUITION, what does that mean to you?

When you hear the word INTUITION, what does that mean to you?Intuition. We all have it.  We all can use it. The definition from the dictionary goes as follows. “The ability to understand something, without the need for conscious thoughts, observations or reasoning”...

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Love V’s Fear

Love V’s Fear

Do you prefer Love or Fear.....?Silly question, hey? Of course, the answer for us most is Love... Surely we prefer Love! But why is it that often choose fear? Often, and far too often, we talk to ourselves in a negative and fearful way, creating our own inner world of...

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Low energy?

Low energy?

Do you do exercise when you have low energy?Low energy is one of those obstacles that can stop us, isn’t it? “I’m just too tired today.” OR “I’d go but my brain is frazzled after such a busy day on the computer” I’ve become very aware of energy as each year passes as...

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Bedroom activities

Bedroom activities

Two things you should do in the bedroom, and several you definitely shouldn’t!Bedroom Activities, what are yours?According to a recent survey, one in four people admits to working while they’re still in bed. Some people even work in the bedroom! During the pandemic,...

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Who You Really Are

Who You Really Are

How To Figure Out Who You Really Are and Why it Matters.Has anyone ever told you to ‘just be yourself?  It’s a piece of advice that sounds so simple and yet, in practice, can be very difficult. It naturally leads to the question, ‘if I’m to be myself, then who am I?’...

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Meditation the calm amid the chaos

Meditation the calm amid the chaos

Meditation: How Ten Minutes a Day Can Provide Calm Amid the Chaos.I’m sure that you will already have heard about the multiple health benefits of meditation. Not too many years ago, meditation was seen as a strange, esoteric ritual that was strictly preserved for...

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Inspired? How to inspire others and ourselves

Inspired? How to inspire others and ourselves

When was the last time you felt inspired? Was it from seeing someone achieve something remarkable, looking at a beautiful landscape or hearing a particular piece of music that resonated with you? Inspiration can strike us in all kinds of ways and can often leave a...

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More Time, Your Health

More Time, Your Health

How To Make More Time To Look After Your HealthAccording to the Oxford English Dictionary, ‘time’ is the most used noun in the English language. Our lives are dominated by the clock. You only have to listen to the way we talk about time to understand how time affects...

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People & Purpose

People & Purpose

Why People and Purpose are just as important as Kale and KettlebellsPeople, purpose whats yours?It may surprise you to hear that there are many ways to improve your health and wellness that don’t include diet or exercise. It’s true. Although fitness and nutrition are...

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Me on a walk, & the BBC

Me on a walk, & the BBC

Me, Walk With A Doc, and the BBC ... Time to be reflective“Hi Dr Smith, I’m Sophie a BBC health correspondent.” My initial emotion was of shock and surprise. Yes, I was very surprised! After all this is the BBC! However, shortly after, this was superseded by a feeling...

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Optimise YOUR Life

Optimise YOUR Life

When it comes to your life, you must optimise it the best way you can. You will feel better and have more control so you can do more of the things you enjoy!

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Let’s get this off the ground!

Let’s get this off the ground!

Hello and welcome to my Blog! I am so excited to start my blog. Firstly let me share my Intentions, background and concept for the post for the year ahead. The Intentions My top 10 To add value to you To give some lifestyle medicine tips and updates. To entertain and...

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