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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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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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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…

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How To Overcome The Winter Cold In Just 24 Hours

 With winter fast approaching so is the inevitable common cold that the chilly weather brings with it.  But there’s no need to despair this season as Nutritionist Sarah Flower is here to help with her top tips to help you ensure you stay one step ahead and combat your cold…

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Ten Simple Ways To Lose Fat – No.3

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…

Partner Yoga How-To with Christy and Meg

Partner Yoga How-To with Christy and Meg

Hello There Chicks! We are yogi friends, Christy and Meg and we love sharing our  yoga with you! We are currently on Day 300-something of a year-long partner yoga project! Follow along with us on Instagram, try it for yourself and tag us! We’d love to follow along! Christy is…

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Food for Thought (and better Sleep)

Have you ever eaten so much that you feel tired or sleepy? Sure you have. And you might think that I am going to convince you to eat your belly full in order to sleep better. Because it works right? Well… Sorry but this is not the topic of today….

How to Create the Perfect Fall Diet Plan for Your Workout Goal

Losing weight and getting fit is much harder and more complicated than most people think – no, it’s not all about joining a gym and training three times a week, skipping dinner or randomly selecting which foods you’re not going to eat any more. It’s about carefully combining these three…

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Ten Simple Ways To Lose Fat – No.2

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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Ten Simple Ways To Lose Fat – No.1

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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Partner Yoga How-To With Christy and Meg

Hey Chicks! We are BFF yogis, Christy and Meg! Christy (bottom) is a yoga studio owner and mother of a teenage son and Meg (top) is a photographer (specializing in newborn babies) and mother to 5 boys. In January, we started a 365 day partner yoga project entitled Partner Yoga…

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HIIT to Start

HIIT to Start It’s summer holiday 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…

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Partner Yoga How-To With Christy and Meg

Howdy, Friends! We are BFF yogis, Christy and Meg! Christy (left) is a yoga studio owner and Meg (right) is a photographer (specializing in newborn babies). We’ve known each other for about 5 years and in each other have found a friendship full of love, laughter and acceptance.  Practicing partner…