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*BLOG POST - REFLECTIONS*     Reflections in the mirror may be distorted by socially constructed ideas of beauty.......   What exactly do you see when you look in the mirror? Do you choose to see your beautiful body for what it is? The remarkable vessel it is for holding that beautiful soul of yours? [...]

By |2018-10-29T04:24:27+00:00October 29th, 2018|Body Image, Community, Fun and Fitness, Fundraising, Powerhoop, Self Love|

5 FUN WAYS TO EXERCISE WHEN YOU REALLY LACK MOTIVATION

Some days we just can’t be bothered moving. We KNOW that if we exercise then we will feel more energy, we will feel great and we will feel happier. But what do you do when you really CANNOT be bothered? 1. BLAST THE MUSIC in the house. I always find that when I start playing [...]

By |2018-08-06T04:51:39+00:00August 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|

7 surprising reasons Powerhoop will blow your mind

I have been Powerhooping now for over 6 years.  BEST THING I EVER DID FOR MYSELF!  I suffered from eating disorder, alcohol addiction, post natal depression, and low confidence.  By finding Powerhoop, I have turned my life around completely.  Powerhooping has triggered so many positive changes in my life.    POWERHOOPING HELPED TO SAVE ME [...]

By |2018-02-12T00:40:57+00:00February 12th, 2018|Community, Fun and Fitness, Powerhoop, Self Love|

4 ways to create the habit of exercising and NOT actually give up.

Why it’s Important to Find an Exercise You Love It’s well-known that exercise is incredibly important to maintain a healthy body and life, with its benefits extolled all over the internet and in numerous academic publications. We all love the feeling of an endorphin rush, but maintaining a consistent workout routine can be difficult even [...]

By |2018-02-01T08:00:57+00:00February 1st, 2018|Fun and Fitness, Powerhoop|

Health Planner

My gift to you... Your Daily Health Planner One thing that really changed my life for the better and got me really focussed on making positive changes was when I started to plan.  I was used to planning things like activities and work stuff but I had never considered planning my life in terms [...]

By |2018-01-22T11:08:12+00:00January 19th, 2018|Body Image, Community, Fun and Fitness, Self Love|

My Happy 100

Last year, I changed my life. A lot. With a list. Another new year arrived, and yet another set of New Year Resolutions. Feeling uninspired and unmotivated and virtually ready to fail again I decided to do things differently. I had been feeling for a while, that life was just so busy. Running a [...]

By |2018-01-19T00:33:29+00:00January 18th, 2018|Body Image, Community, Fun and Fitness, Self Love|

How I went from a self destructive bulimic to a marathon runner

I DID IT!!!  I actually freaking did it!  I ran 42km last Saturday for the first time in my entire  life!  My legs ran me all that distance, all the way!  I still cannot believe I actually did it.  I remember when I was a little girl, watching a marathon thinking OMG how could people [...]

By |2017-11-23T05:53:10+00:00November 23rd, 2017|Body Image, Fun and Fitness, Fundraising, Powerhoop, Self Love|

Who Cares About Self Care?

Why is it that we find taking care of ourselves so challenging ? Why is it that we take care of everyone in our lives happily, attending to their every need, yet when it comes to us, we simply freeze? It's too indulgent? There is not enough time? I don't have enough money? I don’t [...]

By |2017-10-16T02:37:46+00:00October 16th, 2017|Body Image, Powerhoop, Self Love|

The Girl At The Back

Strange title I know, but for years I idolised people who went to fitness classes in branded (very) tight fitting lycra and bounced around with confidence at the front able to keep up with the instructor. I stood at the back, yes, at the very back in clothes that were baggy, showed no skin and [...]

By |2017-10-08T02:02:58+00:00October 8th, 2017|Body Image, Community, Fun and Fitness, Powerhoop, Self Love|