How SMART can you be?

So how SMART are you? S – SPECIFIC M – MEASURABLE A – ACHIEVABLE R – REALISTIC T – TIMELY Often by not having a destination in mind it can be easy to forget where you want to go to, however to get anywhere you need to be SMART about setting your targets. Using theContinue reading “How SMART can you be?”

Inbetweeners…

We often hear from our members that actually it’s not the 3 main meals that they have problems with, it’s the bits in-between!! When you look at the images above and below there’s a mixture of sweet and savoury, so which do you go to and when? Are you the mid – morning cup ofContinue reading “Inbetweeners…”

Routines

When our routines get disrupted and our time isn’t structured, it can be extra challenging to maintain the healthy habits we’ve developed. Understanding the power of routines – and making the most of them when schedules are out of sorts – can help us stay focused. Thinking about what you typically do as part ofContinue reading “Routines”

Easter

With Easter nearly here, this is a good time to reflect on how far we have already come, how much we have achieved and how proud we are of the new strategies and behaviours we have learnt. Easter also brings the first bank holiday of the year and as some of us struggle with aContinue reading “Easter”

Just a coffee???

When I was younger, not so many years ago, if someone suggested meeting up for a coffee it meant you either went to their house, or they came to yours. It wasn’t a frothy coffee, a cappuccino, an americano, latte, mocha etc, it was a teaspoon of instant coffee in a cup with boiling waterContinue reading “Just a coffee???”

Summer bodies are made in winter….

If these are the only items that fit from last year, now is the time to begin to shape the body you desire as summer bodies are made in winter! Our bodies have been buried under layers of jumpers, trackie’s and warm coats, and come the spring and summer we will all be peeling offContinue reading “Summer bodies are made in winter….”

Be my Valentine..

Traditionally Valentine’s Day is the one day of the year when chocolates and flowers are given as a token of love. Why chocolate you may ask?? Well it’s the food of love and of course a well known aphrodisiac, so are oysters which to me just doesn’t somehow have the same appeal! Here are eightContinue reading “Be my Valentine..”

Ripple Effect…

Spend a few minutes considering what are your favourite family friendly meals… How did you discover them, are they passed down from your relatives, or are they from a tried and trusted cookbook? Have you tweaked the recipes slightly to suit everyone’s taste? I know I do all the time! There are so many healthyContinue reading “Ripple Effect…”

Will 2022 be the year for the New You??

Many of us have been on a personal weight loss battle for as long as we can remember, at school many of us hated P.E simply because of the showers and shorts!! We have tried virtually every diet, homemade and faddy and have been successful in varying degrees depending on the desire at the timeContinue reading “Will 2022 be the year for the New You??”

Christmas leftovers

Happy New Year to you all!!!! Are you glad it’s over and are you pleased to be focusing forward and are you looking forward to continuing/restarting your weight loss journey? Maybe deciding this year to join our meetings! Let’s all make this the start of a wonderful, in control, healthy, happy and lighter 2022!! DidContinue reading “Christmas leftovers”