Food, Self

Binge eating and emotional eating with Isabel Foxen Duke #HAES #Bodypositive

We live in a culture where dieting, restricting our food intake, obsessing over whether food is “healthy” or not, hating our bodies and judging others and ourselves based purely on how much fat we do or do not have on our bodies or what food we put in our mouths is the norm. This obsession… Continue reading Binge eating and emotional eating with Isabel Foxen Duke #HAES #Bodypositive

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Mindfulness Cleaning activity #RRandJmindfulness ~mindfulness #healing #selfcare

Mindful Cleaning Activity Welcome back to the Mindfulness series at RR and J! If you are new to this series and know little about Mindfulness please feel free to start at my blog post “what is Mindfulness” HERE If you are interested in practising mindfulness but you don't fancy sitting and meditating there are many… Continue reading Mindfulness Cleaning activity #RRandJmindfulness ~mindfulness #healing #selfcare

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6 ways to start your body acceptance journey #bodyacceptance

Love your body. Self love. You've got to love yourself before you can love anyone else. These are all things we hear regularly from body positive guru's and pinterest quotes. These are all things I've tried to tell myself for the past few years. But for most of us loving our bodies and our selves… Continue reading 6 ways to start your body acceptance journey #bodyacceptance

Self

Self Care, why it’s important

***** Just to let you know I have a more updated opinion piece on Self Care, called "Self care isn't about bath bombs" which takes a look at how self care's true meaning has been capitalised upon by modern Western culture. *********** Self Care is a bit of a buzz word around the internet, and… Continue reading Self Care, why it’s important

Cystic Fibrosis, Self

Self Esteem and Advocacy

I often believe that every one secretly hates me. It happens when I take Joseph to nursery and I have to speak to one of the nursery staff. I have a ball of anxiety in my stomach because I believe they are all sneering at me behind my back or just waiting to whisper about… Continue reading Self Esteem and Advocacy

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mental and emotional clutter #disorderedeating

“listening to the siren song of more we are deaf to the still small voice waiting in our soul to whisper 'you're enough'” In this journey I'm on with living with more intention I have done a lot of getting rid of physical clutter and actual STUFF around my home. It's a never ending journey… Continue reading mental and emotional clutter #disorderedeating

Creativity, Self

What I’m interested in this week

While I've been under the weather I've been given more opportunities to sit around and look at the internet! Here are some of the things that have caught my interest this week: FITBIT  Robin has treated me to a Fitbit- I've gone for a Fitbit One, it's small and compact and clips onto your pocket… Continue reading What I’m interested in this week

Cystic Fibrosis, Family, Self

Gratitude Friday: Kindness

When it comes to improving your well being and mental health gratitude and kindness have been shown to go hand in hand. A new study that was published in the Journal of Happiness studies this year found that people who suffer from anxiety, stress and depression can reap huge benefits from keeping a journal that… Continue reading Gratitude Friday: Kindness

Family, Food, Self

Interesting things Wednesday

I am always pinning images from the Girl with curves blog. She always looks great and gives women of all shapes and sizes the confidence and style inspiration that they deserve. I love this image as it reminds me to be accepting of who I am and to not be a perfectionist. This in turn… Continue reading Interesting things Wednesday