The Practical Guide To Period Products (and why we need to help period newbies!)

While more people are becoming more open and comfortable to talk – and blog- about their period and periods in general (I’ve even done it myself in this post), there are still such massive issues surrounding menstruation.

As women, as adults, as parents, as teachers, as men, as fathers, as people – we need to know how to respect our bodies, look after our children, remember the planet and help those who are in need. Hopefully, this post can take even one person that one step closer to doing all of those things!

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How To Get Fit Without Joining A Gym (Or Paying a Monthly Fee!)

Get Fit… Exercise More… Lose Weight… Be Healthier… Eat Better…

This year, over 26% of the New Year Resolutions made included one or more of the above making it the number one resolution for 2017…
The sad truth is that somewhere between 40-80% of people say they have never succeeded in their New Year Resolutions ever and only half of the people who make New Year Resolutions last longer than one month!

The Facts: For general health, we need at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity on five or more days of the week but “it is likely that, for many people, 45-60 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity a day will be needed to prevent obesity”. Moderate activity is anything that gets your heart rate elevated and helps you break a sweat.

So how can you do this at home without spending an average of £444 a year on the gym alone?!

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How To Create The Perfect To-Do List

To-Do lists are a lot of people’s method of organisation to get through their days, so how could it be making my day harder rather than being the aid I was using it for?!

Remember: there’s always tomorrow. There’s more important thing’s in life than the short-lasting end result… enjoy the journey. And if you find yourself getting stressed over it – do something good for you instead.

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5 Ways To Find Blogging Inspiration When Your Mental Tank Is On Empty!

We all have those days or weeks or months when we know we should be doing something – whether it’s blogging, writing our first novel, cleaning the house etc – but it just isn’t happening.

It’s safe to say I am pooped and finding time to blog is something I’m struggling with followed by having something to actually blog about. So, it made the most sense to write about what I’m doing to get inspiration for future blog posts when I finally utilise my 3 free hours a day to write them…

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26 Things You Should Know About Pregnancy & Everything In Between

I have been through quite a few things in my 20 something years of life. More things than some adultier adults. The most important thing is: I have survived!

No matter what anybody tells you, nobody can really tell you how you will feel about it all. What they can do is give you some general advice that lets you know it is going to be okay and you will get through it all, one way or another.

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14 Lessons School Couldn’t Teach Me About Life

Being in my mid-twenties, with two children under 5, a long-term relationship, bills to pay, unsure of my career future, hopeful for a brighter future, going to therapy with plans to go to counselling, more notches on my bedpost than I care to admit and definitely too many drunken nights than I’m able to remember…
I think it’s safe to say there are a lot of things I’ve learnt along the way that school definitely couldn’t have prepared me for!

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