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?”

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”

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….”

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”

Twas the night after Christmas and all through the house…..

Twas the night after Christmas and all through the house, Nothing was stirring not even a mouse, Till down in the kitchen a small light came on As the fridge door was opened – whose willpower had gone?  Trifle and cream, cheeses and cake – All kinds of goodies for Santa Claus sake, But aContinue reading “Twas the night after Christmas and all through the house…..”

A Cracker for Christmas????

Who would love to be a cracker this Christmas??? I’m sure we all would love to feel at our very best, so our thoughts should be turning to how to achieve it!! The most important weapon in achieving success has got to be getting our mind focused and ready. Many people sadly feel there’s noContinue reading “A Cracker for Christmas????”

Excuses….

How can we make our weight loss a top priority when we are very good at making excuses? Over the years I’ve acquired a diary of excuses… Weather – Snowed/Rained/Windy/Sunny/Cold/Hot (so how many days does that leave then) Tired (365 days of the year!!!) Don’t like – Water/Fruit or Veg/Milk/Breakfast/Margarine/Exercise/Slow weight loss Didn’t have timeContinue reading “Excuses….”