Category Archives: health

Taking Time To Relax Is Important

Taking time to relax is vital in maintaining your positive mental health. Relaxing releases your body’s feel-good hormones—serotonin, prolactin, and oxytocin—and lowers the stress hormone, cortisol. By incorporating moments of relaxation throughout your day, you will find a happier, healthier you. Today I’m sharing … Continue reading

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10 Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through Difficult Times

When life is tough we sometimes need to take time out to take care of ourselves, to recover and heal, but we must try to get up again and not let the pain of the present make us feel hopeless.  We … Continue reading

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A Prescription For Self-care

At the moment I’m going through a challenging time – I’m in a lot of pain from my Fibromyalgia and I’m physically, emotionally and mentally exhausted.  I need to prioritise self-care. I struggle to do this – it’s easy to … Continue reading

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Making Positive Lifestyle Changes

The New Year is upon us and I am indulging in retrospection and re-evaluating the past year. I’m really pleased with what I’ve accomplished in my first 8 months of blogging. I have really enjoyed it, I’ve spoken to so … Continue reading

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If life gives you lemons…

Is lemon water part of your daily routine?  Well, it should be! Lemons are packed with goodness. Make it a point to begin your day with a glass of warm (or cold) lemon water. Honestly, it will have a positive … Continue reading

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Strategies for coping with a Fibromyalgia diagnosis

After your Fibromyalgia diagnosis, you may feel anxious, afraid or overwhelmed and wonder how you will cope. It is life changing – you’ve been diagnosed with a chronic health condition. There’s nothing fair about Fibromyalgia and no one deserves to … Continue reading

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