Free Mood-Lifting Online Resources: Review of “The Honest Guys” Guided Meditations

Hello everyone! How are we all? Today I thought I’d begin reviewing some of my favourite, tried-and-tested online resources for managing mental health, improving mood and promoting self care.  I’m beginning with The Honest Guys Guided Meditation Videos.   The … Continue reading

Quick and Easy Pick-Me-Ups for Knock-You-Down Days

Hello everyone! Today I’m feeling a bit “bleh.”  So I thought I’d write a quick post on how to pick yourself up on those days when life is knocking ya’ down.  3 quick tips…Here goes: Step 1 First things first, … Continue reading

Beating the Festive Binge

As someone who struggles with disordered eating, the festive season can be a stressful time. Like many people, years alternating between restricting and binging have left me with a difficult relationship with food. Even that phrase bugs me a little… … Continue reading

Christmas Gift Guide for Fitness Fans

Stuck for ideas on what to buy the fitness fans in your life this Christmas? Look no further 🙂 For the yogi… Stunning yoga mats and towels from Yoga Design Lab These are fairly pricey but soooo pretty and unusual! … Continue reading

Why “Shoulds” Suck and Celebrating “Small” Victories

Hello everyone 🙂 Today I thought I’d talk about celebrating those small victories in life. They say you’re your own worst critic and I’m definitely mine. I can beat myself up alllll day long about what I didn’t do, didn’t … Continue reading

Body Shame, How to Deal (Part One): Stretch marks, Scars and Saggy Skin.

Hello everyone 🙂 How are you all? Today I’m beginning new mini series on dealing with “body shame”.  Hopefully, in these posts, I’ll be able to offer some advice on how to cope with being the (not so) proud owner … Continue reading

Grab-and-Go High Protein Snacks: Chocolate, Chia Breakfast Balls & Chocolate, Peanut Butter Protein TRUFFLES

I’m always looking for easy-to-make, high protein snacks that I can eat on the go.  I get haaaangry so I always like to have something to hand for when hunger strikes which, when I’m working out, it does…often.  Getting enough … Continue reading

Brownies for Breakfast! (Healthy, High-Protein, Dairy-Free, Wheat-Free, Vegan Brownies You Can Eat Alllll Day Long!)

Lately my stomach has been giving me real trouble.  I keep getting awful stomach cramps, particularly during and after cardio.  The Doc reckons it may be IBS and suggested I cut out wheat and dairy to see if that helps. … Continue reading

How to get in a Mood-Boosting Workout on those Low Energy, Low Mood Days…

Hello all 🙂 We all have those days when getting in a workout seems near impossible. Perhaps it’s low energy, a stressful day or maybe you’re just feeling down and out. As I mentioned in my last post, I struggle … Continue reading

Weekly Eats & BCAAs (What they are and a mini-review)

This week I’m trying something a bit different: a weekly roundup.  And this first one is all about food.  It’s a little photo diary of meals, snacks and supps that I’ve been munchin’ and slurpin’ on over the past week. … Continue reading