Category: Bodily functions

Organising The Chaos Of Stress

Oganising the chaos of stress is a fabulous skill to have but does this come from nature or nurture?  Life can be running along smoothly, everything is under control and your managing life beautifully, organising the little bits of chaos easily one at a time.  Then suddenly, WHAM, something unexpected happens.  But, it’s okay, you’re …

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Opening The Doors To Your Emotions

In my last blog post, I talked about how emotions are formed and how we can connect with them. There are always going to be times when our emotions are triggered quite unexpectedly and the only way to manage them is to let them flow. Some people are afraid to allow themselves this emotional freedom …

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The Breathing Secret

Breathing? What’s so secret about that, you might be thinking, I do it automatically? Yes, we do, and as you know, our breathing alters when we’re asleep and during exercise.  Our breathing also alters when we are anxious, frightened, excited and during periods of concentration. At the end of an intense concentration period we will feel …

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Keeping The ‘oo’ in Cool.

As I was driving about yesterday with travel reports of numerous accidents and motorways in grid lock it reminded me how difficult the Great British public manage in extreme weather conditions. Keeping the ‘OO’ in cool with temperatures in the high twenties and thirties plus the humidity can also create humid and steamy atmospheres in …

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Best things to eat before a workout

It’s super important to give your body the nutrients it needs to feel healthy and energetic, especially before a workout. What you eat before you exercise can have a huge impact on your performance, so we have put together some tips and ideas to help you create your own pre-exercise snacks and make the most …

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Cleanse your system after the festive season

Cleanse your system after the festive season Are you feeling a tad sluggish after the festive season? You are not alone, we are here to help and going on a strict low calorie diet isn’t the answer – Harrah! Follow our simple tips to start feeling lighter, more energised and lose any excess fat that …

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My, How Things Change

My, How Things Change It has become apparent that a beard is now a fashionable accessory; forget the rough look, personally I can’t stand it.  For me it’s an all or nothing affair.   My No.1 Son is following his Father’s line with no facial hair and I always remember Mr Hoff boasting that he didn’t …

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To Hell and Back

To Hell and Back I’m sure we’ve all got stories of when we have been put in a situation where you can feel fear, anxiety, terror (call it what you will), rise up through your body from your toes.  I know mine well and it mainly haunts me at fair grounds no matter how large …

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Mother and Baby

Mother and Baby As a mother of teenagers, with their birthdays continually coming round, yes I know I will also be another year older.  However, it is a great opportunity to celebrate not only their birth but to also relish in the great and funny times; the warm and fuzzy moments of motherhood.  Don’t get …

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And So We Arrived

And So We Arrived As we finished packing the van for a weekend of camping in the middle of Shropshire for the final of No.1 Sons riding event.  Watching the rain coming down we decided to leave the house in wellies.  However, much to our pleasure the weather was dry with perfect conditions for setting …

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A Walk in the Park

A Walk in the Park   This summer has been a big emotional roller coaster as it has been ‘A’ Level results time as well as GCSE results.  I thought it was nerve racking enough when I went to collect my own results all those years ago; but I rapidly realised it was nothing compared …

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Is Breast Best?

Is Breast Best? When preparing for the birth of your baby there are so many things to think about and so many questions to be answered; Do you want a boy or a girl? Is your birth plan ready? What colour will the nursery be? What about names? As well as keeping a check on …

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