Archive for 2010

Is Your Current Lifestyle Making You Ill?

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New Year Resolutions – Kick Start 2011

When Michelangelo was asked how he carved the statue of David, the representation of the biblical hero , he said: "It is easy. You just chip away the stone that doesn't look like David." At this time of year, many of us are thinking about making New Year's Resolutions to change things ...

I Love Weight Training

I love weight training, it’s one of those things that no matter how your day is going… it will always be there to give you the ultimate challenge… the one against yourself! Weight training is my passion. I still feel the thrill, the excitement of walking into the gym and seeing the ...
The Gift of Health for Christmas

The Gift of Health for Christmas

It seems even Father Christmas isn’t safe from the consequences of stress during the festive season. News Flash! Father Christmas (alias Santa Clause) was stopped while speeding in a Sleigh. He was given a breathalyzer test, and was found to be 4 times over the alcohol limit. He has also admitted to ...
My Sister’s Life Meant Something

My Sister’s Life Meant Something

Today for me was a day of reflection. It would have been my sister’s birthday. My Sister was born 17th December 1953 and passed away on the 9th September 2001. I am sure her death brought her peace after travelling a difficult life path. A poem that I feel reveals my emotions, by ...
Why Do We Blog

Why Do We Blog

The World of Blogging has sky rocketed over the last 5 years. Recently I found these stats: • On July 31, 2006, Technorati tracked its 50 millionth blog • The blogosphere is doubling about once every 6 and a half months • About 175,000 new weblogs are created each day • There are more than ...

What to do when you overeat

The ideas for blog posts come from the strangest places sometimes. As a Lifestyle Coach I am often advising my clients and readers on all matters healthy lifestyle, often paying particular attention to health eating. Frequently I am having to answer all sorts of questions. One of the most common questions ...
Obesity is a modern problem

Obesity is a modern problem

80% of men and nearly 70% of women in the United Kingdom will be overweight or obese by 2020, based on data from the Health Survey for England. The statistics from the National Heart Forum showed that 41% of adult men will be obese while 40% will be overweight by 2020. ...

Winter Tips for driving in Snow

  Heavy snow this week has wreaked havoc across County Durham causing hazardous driving conditions for motorists. It is the earliest widespread snowfall for 17 years. The whole region has been blanketed with snow with these arctic conditions gripping the region and causing havoc on our roads. In County Durham, overnight snow and ...
Learn to Manage Stress to Create a Fun and Healthy Lifestyle.

Learn to Manage Stress to Create a Fun and Healthy Lifestyle.

During my morning blogging hour (of reading all my email, reading my RSS feeds, and of course blogging and all that involves) I came across Robin J Psychic post Catch me if you can! Robin makes the argument that constant stress is part of our current reality. Eventually it reaches such ...
At 16 the World is your Oyster – Advice to Help you on the Journey

At 16 the World is your Oyster – Advice to Help you on the Journey

I make no apologies to turning my thoughts to Carly, my daughter. On Monday she reaches her 16th year. Turning sixteen is an event long to be remembered. A teenager's 16th birthday is an important event in her young life. It signifies an important step in the transition from adolescence to ...