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‘Have you lost weight, you look amazing’

19th July 2022

The above title is a common greeting that you might hear from friends, family or colleagues if you appear to have reduced your body shape or size (I don’t know when ‘hello’ became unpopular, but here we are) For me, this statement is NOT a compliment (nor a greeting) and as a community that is […]

Summer body

My family have become obsessed with losing weight for summer

30th May 2022

My family have become obsessed with losing weight for summer We are lucky enough to be heading over to Thailand in a few months to visit some family – really looking forward to this trip woooo However it has prompted certain family members to start feeling a bit insecure about their body image which has […]


I talk psychology and the hierarchy of needs

16th September 2015

I’m going to get down and dirty in some science today The science of psychology wooooooo This particular branch of science Was one that I disdained for many years Haughtily claiming superiority over all of my friends Who chose to do psychology for the A level I chose ‘actual sciences’ like chemistry and biology to […]

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I talk about the devil being in the dose

4th September 2015

It’s happened again I’ve been hooked in by the Great British Bake Off Some of the creations that I’ve seen this season are utterly phenomenal Have you been watching? This week they were tasked with making a cake without sugar I’ve tried this before and I have to admit Whilst I’m no top amateur baker […]

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I talk about getting the body that you deserve

1st September 2015

I talked about Mo Farah yesterday And how we mere mortals should mirror his approach to lifestyle In order to get the best results for our bodies and health The heights of the Mo Farah’s of the world May seem unreachable right now But they all had to start somewhere, those athletes, those models Anyone […]


I talk gratitude, bumpy rides and progress

28th August 2015

Every night I fill in a journal and a gratitude log I do this so that when times get tough And if there is one thing we can rely on in life Is that it won’t always be a peach So we can pretty much strap in for the ride Cause it’s going to be […]


I talk ‘being more dog’ and the unsubscribe button!

28th April 2015

I put out content each day that I intend to help people make better choices, make them laugh and guide them towards being ‘more dog’ as o2 would say But you know … there are some people I don’t want subscribing This is you if you… ·Are looking for a magic pill that will bring […]

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I talk about laptops, the new me and brain power

21st April 2015

My laptop is slowly dying on me I’ve written this email three times already Once on my laptop then it died before I saved it Once on my tablet, where the screen refreshed and I lost it all again And one on my phone where I got half way through with the tiny screen and […]

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I talk taking action, adrenaline and Roger Federer

31st March 2015

I am habitually a thinker Much less of a do – er My thoughts ping pong around my brain Its like a ferocious game of tennis between federer and nadal! Sometimes its hard for me to catch up I think something one second Then I forget it instantly the next Despite being convinced in that […]

To the beach

Have a break, not necessarily a kitkat

30th March 2015

I took a break over the weekend I went to visit a friend in London It was great I didn’t have my emails I didn’t have any work planned And I could switch off and relax and let my mind free I realised that I have been working pretty hard on things of late This […]