All the literature on grief seemed to be telling me my life would be in tatters for years. I was determined not to accept this. Running away from grief was not an option, but I could cycle through it. My late partner had wanted to cycle the British coast to coast in one day; I would take on the challenge in his memory.
We all know how harmful smoking cigarettes, eating unhealthy, and not exercising can be, but there are tons of little things we do every day that can be just as dangerous. From your dietary habits to hygiene routine, here are some the everyday practices that can significantly shorten your lifespan.
I have recently started eating more chia seeds in my daily routine, but before diving into the next crazy thing someone says is “healthy” I prefer to do my research beforehand... So let's dive in.
It has been 4 weeks since I decided to give up sugar 100%! And so I went on a complete detox of anything containing refined / added sugars. Many people ask “but why would you do that”? The one thing that most people don’t understand is how incredible you feel when you stop eating rubbish, high sugary foods!
You hear people talking about how great their run was and how good they feel afterwards. And so you have decided you want to try going for a run, but you don’t run often or have never tried it before. Or maybe you are not sure if you doing it right! Not to worry, I have some easy and helpful tips to get you started. Remember this: running should be enjoyable! Running should get your heart rate going, make you sweat a little (or a lot) and boost your energy, vitality, and self-confidence.
How do you relate to food? If your relationship with a friend was anything like the way you relate to food—extreme, inconsistent, punishing–you probably wouldn’t invest too much energy or time with that particular person, would you?
If you are a vegetarian and about to travel, if you are trying to keep up with your usual eating habits while exploring somewhere new, or don’t want to give up on your healthy lifestyle while on the road, here are my 4 secret traveling tips for staying healthy while on the road
Yoga is the ancient practice of connecting mind, breath, and body in order to discover true health and wellbeing. Yoga is deeply profound, all-powerful approach to living. Even though yoga dates back around 2,600 years, it is more prominent now than ever, and there are good reasons for that; Arguably, yoga is unlike anything else you will have ever tried before! There is no need for expensive equipment or special skills. It's simply about you discovering calmer, more joyful self.
We all have fears, we all know what it's like to feel stuck in the middle without a clue what to do and how to overcome that wall and to move forward. We all have fears undoubtedly, but this doesn't mean that we have to sit still in one place and be overtaken by mould while fear keeps us from taking action... It is irrelevant how tall that fire-wall of fear might be – we can make our breakthrough as long as we understand that it's up to us really. We can build our self-confidence brick by brick, one step at a time. And every little achievement on that journey will reinforce new achievements, therefore, new self-confidence to move on and beyond what we aspire to or think is possible.
Learning to love yourself is simple. But just because it’s simple, doesn’t mean it’s easy. It can be uncomfortable to re-examine assumptions we have made. However, I have a hunch you wouldn’t be reading this if you wanted to feel comfortable all the time. You thrive on challenging yourself to grow! So are you ready to fall in love with yourself? Here’s what worked for me.
I can recall many times in my life where I have chosen to put others before myself. Where I have made decisions that were not the most loving for me or the quality of my life... and here's what happened next