Articles, Food, General, Health, home-slider, Uncategorised / 08.03.2017

Monday, isn’t that the day the diet starts, the healthy eating regime begins, gym enrollment happens? But why a Monday when it’s got such a stigma attached to it already, and when we all know that it seldom actually happens? It’s a bit like New Year’s Resolutions, the timing is all wrong, straight after weeks of over indulging, who thought it would be a good idea to go cold turkey (excuse the pun,) and slap bang in the middle of winter too?! No wonder most resolutions have already...

Articles, Food, General, Health, home-slider, Uncategorised / 24.02.2017

I love it when I am ahead of the game! Did you catch yesterday’s news story all about telling people ‘5 a day’ is just not enough and we should be eating at least 10 portions of fruit and veg a day. I actually wrote this exact same thing in a blog about 2 years ago, it is good to know that finally every one else has cottoned on!I do wonder whether people are even managing to eat 5 a day, maybe aiming higher could help them reach...

Articles, Beauty, Food, General, Health, home-slider, Uncategorised / 10.02.2017

February is ‘National Heart Month’ which I’m sure by no accident falls in nicely with Valentines Day. Last week was National ‘Wear Red Day,’ which specifically raises awareness of, heart disease amongst women. And on Saturday it was World Cancer Day.So just as everyone’s healthy resolutions are flailing, and lets face it most of our resolutions are healthy ones, we are bombarded with national health awareness days, On top of that it’s February, the most depressing month of the year apparently.So why are we still seeing increases...

Articles, Food, General, Health, home-slider, Uncategorised / 19.01.2017

This week marked the 97th anniversary of the start of prohibition* in the USA. It didn’t quite work out for them as they had hoped and ended up creating a crime wave so great that it rocked the nation, but 13 years is a long time for anyone to give up alcohol completely, even I would struggle with that! Dry January We now of course have the increasingly popular Dry January which is a much more manageable time frame and also is personal choice rather than a total ban, which...

Articles, Beauty, Food, General, Health, home-slider / 10.01.2017

When it comes to being healthy and making the right lifestyle choices, I find myself often saying, ‘It’s not Rocket Science!’It certainly isn’t Rocket Science that if you eat doughnuts every day you will inevitably get fat. It is equally not Rocket Science that if you don’t eat any vegetables you will eventually become ill and it is undeniably not Rocket Science that if you smoke and drink too much your body will unquestionably suffer. But the more I think about it, it is much, much more than...

Articles, Food, General, Health, home-slider, Uncategorised / 04.01.2017

Hi there and Happy New Year from ‘Your Healthy Self’ I have decided to go right back to the beginning and re-introduce myself, explain what I do and where I am going and see if I can help any of you on your path to a healthier you in 2017 End of a Cycle 2016 was a funny year, according to Numerologists it was the end of a 9 year cycle (2+0+1+6 =9) and many people seem glad to see the back of it, It has certainly been an interesting ride...