In 2005 a guy from Cardiff University claimed to have worked out the most depressing day of the year. It was the third Monday in January. It turns out that his formula was farcical but having depression is no joke. The NHS have said that 1 in 4 people in the UK will struggle with their mental health this year.Read More
I hate saying no. I used to try and live in a world where I said yes all the time, to everyone. It didn’t work well!Read More
I struggled for years with a preoccupation with what others thought of me. I knew that it didn’t matter. I knew that being happy with myself was the only important thing. I knew all the right answers (and would tell others them) but it didn’t help.Read More
My difficulties with healthy choices comes not from a lack of information, or motivation, but through a lack of healthy thinking. I trip myself up with conflicting ideas about what healthy means for me. I take up new diet and exercise plans only to ditch them and get resentful and discouraged. At the back of my head lurks the horrid idea that maybe I can't live healthily.
So in this article, I'm talking about three things that have worked for me in my pursuit of a healthy lifestyle.Read More