Easy Vegan Food Switches

If you missed last week’s post, Transitioning to a Plant-Based Diet Made Easy, you might want to read that first. As the title suggests, I talk about the different ways in which to transition to…

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Transitioning to a Plant-Based Diet Made Easy

With 540,000 people in the UK now identifying themselves as vegan, the industry doesn’t show any signs of slowing down. Food manufacturers are stepping up to meet demand, with new plant-based options showing up daily.…

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What is Self-Care?

Self-care. It’s such a broad term – but what is it? Definitions in the Oxford English Dictionary include: The practice of taking action to preserve or improve one’s own health and the practice of taking…

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8 Tips For Staying Fit and Healthy While You’re on Holiday

If you’re concerned about how to stay fit and healthy while you’re on holiday – you’re not on your own. While a lot of people use a holiday as an excuse to eat and drink…

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My Fitness Journey

My fitness journey started roughly 24 years ago when I was about 15 years old. As I write these words I find it difficult to believe I’ve been exercising and keeping myself fit for over…

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10 Things I’ve Finally Accepted About My Introverted Personality

When I first read Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain, I found myself nodding along in agreement. I breathed a sigh of relief as so many…

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My Vegan Journey

In 2009, after many years of feeling generally sluggish and living with the pain of IBS, I decided to remove meat from the menu. I’d always wanted to become vegetarian, but being a fussy eater…

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5 Health Benefits of Drinking Chamomile Tea

The first time I tried chamomile tea, I was a little surprised to open the tin and find a bunch of tiny flowers staring back at me. I shouted to Ian from the kitchen asking…

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So, that was August….

The older I get, each year seems to pass by in the blink of an eye. I’m constantly aware of the many things I still want to achieve and quite honestly, I feel like time…

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