From heart rate monitors to Bluetooth scales, the options available to help us track our health and fitness are endless. Good news if we want to live a healthier and longer life. Bad news for our bank accounts. (By the way, THIS IS NOT A SPONSORED POST, it’s an unbiased review of something that has the potential to improve your health, and at the very least, track it). Thriva: What…

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For those who don’t already know, I LOVE RUNNING. Why? It requires little to no equipment. Improvement is almost instant and directly linked to training. And it provides time to both think, or clear the mind, depending on what you need. In my opinion, running is the perfect sport. On a bad day, it’s a way of pressing the reset button, whereas on a good day, it’s a celebration of…

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Since 15th February 2017 I haven’t eaten meat. Beef, chicken, duck, lamb and pork are all off the menu. Although, I have continued to eat dairy products, eggs and fish. The terms pescetarian and vegetarian have become somewhat ambiguous but trusty old Wikipedia has reliably informed me my diet can be described as a lacto-ovo vegetarian diet with the addition of fish and shellfish. The three main factors that encouraged me to…

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There are so many phone apps which require energy and input from us. Social media platforms being a BIG one. Today, I’m celebrating the apps that are designed to give a little back. The health apps. Headspace Described as meditation made simple, the purpose of Headspace is to bring some downtime back into our hectic lives. Most of us have probably come across the benefits of meditation, from increased attention…

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Compulsive consumption, uncontrollable lusting and a perceived lack of money. Many would argue that is an accurate description of todays world. Luckily for me, I’ve recently discovered an antidote, a source of contentment, which I HAVE to share. The Minimalists, a pairing of Joshua Fields Millburn & Ryan Nicodemus, have shared their journey from corporate warriors to minimalists, via their blog, books, podcast and recently released documentary. A focus on personal…

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