Fitness & Wellbeing

Little people and food

Little People and Food… Advice and Tips for a Healthy Little Person and Happier Household Little people and their relationship with food can be a great source of stress for parents. We all want to give our little ones the best diet possible but there are various factors we cannot…

Arm’d for Summer

Arm Workout At this time of year, spring’s here, summer’s coming; so out come the vests, sleeveless tops and little strappy dresses and thus showing your arms off. What I inevitably find in turn, is that the number one question to me revolves around “toning the arms”. Well, first of…

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HIIT to Start

HIIT to Start It’s summer time again and before you know it some friend will be telling you which diet they are trying or which intagrammer has the best crazy programme for getting the best bikini body. The truth is, it’s not about one thing, or one programme. It’s about…

Mental ill health can touch anyone

This is a heart-felt piece that includes true life stories of people I met in mental health hospitals with reference to self-harm and suicide. This is done with sensitivity but please take this into consideration before reading. What do you visualise when you think of a person battling mental health…

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Partner Yoga How To with Christy and Meg

Hello There Chicks! WE ARE BACK! Some of you may have followed our partner yoga project in 2017, but if you didn’t, here’s the gist of it: Every day, we post a new partner yoga pose on our Instagram page, with some words of wisdom and sometimes some bloopers. It…

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Mental Health throughout Your Twenties, Thirties, and Beyond

Mental Health throughout Your Twenties, Thirties, and Beyond   Sadly, mental health is still a subject we don’t talk about enough. True, things are beginning to shift, and more and more people are speaking out about their own struggles, slowly lifting the stigma we associate with mental health challenges. As…

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IS CBD OIL GOOD FOR MENTAL HEALTH?

IS CBD OIL GOOD FOR MENTAL HEALTH? There is even more emphasis on mental health nowadays. With so many people coming forward about their struggles with their own mental issues, mental awareness has been on the rise. The stigma of keeping feelings and emotions bottled up is slowly lifting. People…

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Party Season Skin Survival Kit

Party Season Skin Survival Kit! Party season is in full swing, time to dust off the little black dress and santa hat and hit the town. Christmas and New Years Eve parties can see us consuming 2500-3000 calories on snacks and alcohol. Party food, alcohol, late nights can all leave us…

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How Dogs Can Help Fight Depression

Being Less Lonely – How Dogs Can Help Fight Depression There are many reasons why dogs are great – apart from the fact that they’re just so darn cute. But there are other ways in which our furry little friends can also be useful on a daily basis. Indeed, many…

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Dealing with Depression through Massage

Dealing with Depression through Massage It’s so sad when tragic circumstances lead us to talk about it. Even in 2019 it’s something that’s not openly discussed because of the stigma still attached to it. With many in the public eye losing their lives to it. It brings it to our…

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Why Do Women Suffer More From Depression Than Men

Five Reasons Why Women Have to Deal with Anxiety and Depression More Than Men Job, children, husband, in-laws, parents, money, career, hormones, relationships, and everything under the Sun worries the woman. Juggling a hundred things from morning to midnight drives a woman crazy. But men have hectic lives too, right?…

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Yoga: Sun Salutations

Yoga:  Sun Salutations   1.Start by entering your body, connect to your breath-the sacred flow of life within you. Long smooth inhales, releasing any tensions with smooth, full exhales. Standing in mountain pose – tadasana (hands at heart or by the sides palms forward) 2. Inhale arms over head, ribs…

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It’s Time to Talk – Mental Health

It’s time to talk. It’s Mental Health Awareness Week!   So where do we start? Quite simply I’d say, with the question how are you today? How often do we really stop and listen to someone’s answers when we ask how they are? How many of us take the time…

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Bon voyage! Making your trip short and pleasant

Traveling to new places is a great experience. It’s something you look forward to weeks before but it can be partially ruined by the trip. Even though they are the fastest means of transport, flights can be pretty tiring and annoying when something doesn’t go by the plan. And sometimes…

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Mental Health • We’re All Bullies

Controversial statement I know. But in truth, we are. And I don’t mean the ‘bully’ associated with playground pushing around, or gang abuse on the streets or the irritating boss that pushes unfairly to get results.   I’m talking about how we bully ourselves. I’m talking about the bully inside…

How to stay in shape if you are super busy

Nowadays a lot of people struggle with keeping up with a healthy lifestyle while trying to balance out work and family life. Most people spend their days working hard to meet a deadline and taking care of their kids, so they do not seem to find enough time to even…

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Food Issues?

Hello, I’m Rosie, and I’m going to be doing a few posts here for  Those London Chicks. The main purpose behind my pieces will be to bring some awareness to eating disorders. To help dispel some of the stigma behind them, and to provide a little Internet hug to anyone out…

Energy Foods

Energy Foods Are you surviving on sugar and caffeine to keep you going throughout the day?  Low energy not only makes us feel dreadful but it also has a knock on effect on our immune system, mood and emotions.  There are many reasons why we may be lacking energy.  Ask…

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Surviving Miscarriage Together

How do you write a blog about a miscarriage when so many people still think we shouldn’t talk about it? I thought long and hard about how to start this blog, most of it involved me second guessing whether I should actually write anything at all, but this subject is…

Overcoming Panic

Overcoming Panic Never underestimate the power of panic. Anyone that has suffered a panic attack will know that they are both terrifying and debilitating. Mix that with the embarrassment of being in front of other people and you have a destructive concoction that creates the dreaded panic attack. Panic is…

Sugar – The 21st Century Health Epidemic

Sugar, once expensive and deemed as a luxury, is now, in various guises, in almost every processed food and drink we consume.  The World Health Organisation recommend a maximum of 25g (6 teaspoons) per day for an adult – much less for a child, yet we are eating on average…

Are you a people pleaser?

Are you a people pleaser? Hands up ladies, who thinks they’re a people pleaser? Let’s define this shall we? A people pleaser is someone who wants to do things for others to make them happy, sometimes at the expense of their own needs. I think every one could rate themselves…

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Messy House Messy Mind

How to Keep Your House and Mental Health in Order Image source:pexels.com Clutter in our house not only looks bad, but it also messes with our mental health. If you are prone to piling things up at your home, it actually means you keep living in the past, not in…

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My Mental Health does not define me

My Mental Health does not define me Who can say life is easy? It’s not. It’s full of so many challenges and every time we learn the game, the rules change. Mental health issues run in the family but I never realised that I was a loaded gun that could…

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Natural Ways To Alleviate Restless Leg Syndrome

Affecting approximately one in ten adults, restless leg syndrome is a nervous system problem that can cause sufferers to feel a tingling and itching sensation in their legs, arms or head, making them want to constantly move in order to shake off this feeling. The symptoms appear mainly at night…

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Ten Simple Ways to Lose Fat – #6

Rather than fight against the current and continue to try to impress on people that in the long run it’s better to concentrate on eating healthily and adding in a sustainable exercise routine, rather than worrying solely about bodyfat. I’ve decided to give people what they want and put together…

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CAFFEINE FREE FIXES TO PREVENT FATIGUE THIS WINTER

With winter approaching, so too do the shorter days, leaving many of us feeling increasingly lethargic and in need of an energy boost.  Fatigue is a huge problem for many over the colder months. Concerned you’re suffering with fatigue?  Nutritionist Sarah Flower shares her top tips on how to boost…

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Ten Simple Ways To Lose Fat – No.4

Rather than fight against the current and continue to try to impress on people that in the long run it’s better to concentrate on eating healthily and adding in a sustainable exercise routine, rather than worrying solely about bodyfat. I’ve decided to give people what they want and put together ten…