Treat your body like it's your best friend. Day Twenty six: Move I've been away this weekend in Belfast celebrating a good friend's wedding, which has been a lot of fun. However, I've eaten a lot of naughty food, spent a lot of time lounging on a hotel bed and generally not moved by body … Continue reading 30 Day Self Esteem Challenge: Day Twenty Six
I went for a run tonight as I am training for a 10k race in a couple of weeks, and I beat my personal 5k record. What a great feeling when you beat yourself! If you struggle with self-esteem, I would highly recommend that you set yourself a fitness goal, one that is a challenge … Continue reading Self-Esteem Boost: Goals
I woke up this morning and felt in a pretty low mood. No big, obvious reason - just being on my 'time of the month', my lower back ached, the weather was miserable and I had eaten far too many calories on Easter Sunday! I generally felt 'meh'. A couple of hours on, I feel … Continue reading Booster Tip #16: Run
It doesn't have to be the gym. There are so many things you can do to get your heart pumping - power walking, yoga, climbing, jogging, football, netball, cycling, home workouts. There is bound to be something you enjoy. Anxiety, self-esteem and depression can all be helped massively by exercising. If you don't believe me, … Continue reading Boost of the Day #145: Power of exercise
There are some days when you just won’t want to do ‘proper’ exercise. This might be because you’re exhausted, drank too much the night before, have aching muscles or are just not in the mood. What to do on these days? I would highly recommend power walking. I know some may find this amusing, and … Continue reading Benefits of Power Walking
Over 12 days in the lead-up to Christmas, I’ll be writing 12 posts all about boosting your wellbeing… On the 8th day of Christmas my true love gave to me… 12 quotes to inspire and live by, 11 song lyrics and movie quotes to boost and motivate, 10 websites for when life gets tough, 9 ways … Continue reading 12 Days of Xmas Wellbeing: Ideas to get moving!
If it's a beautiful day like it is today in many parts of England, there could be nothing worse than not going outside. Even if it's a quick five minute walk round the block, take the time today to breathe in some fresh air and if possible, make the most of the weather and get … Continue reading Boost of the Day #76: Take the time to go outside
There are certain exercises that I incorporate into a gym session, a quick workout at home, or that feature in a class I’ve taken which generate real results and are worth including in your routine. Every week, I will post a new exercise of the week on my sister site Boost Health which I feel … Continue reading Weekly Fitness Boost #5: Exercise of the week (The Plank)
Raising self-esteem is not easy, and you will struggle with the journey without doing practical exercises to change your inner beliefs. Doing this simple predictions and precautions exercise will help you better understand what is the cause of your problems and how to challenge your core beliefs which are resulting in low self-esteem. Below is a … Continue reading Boosting self-esteem tip #6: Predictions and Precautions
Wise song title from Mr Springsteen! Running is an exercise I believe everybody and anybody can do. I hear many people say they can’t run but I think what they really mean is that they won’t run. We are all born with the ability to run (after learning how to crawl and walk of course!)… Yes, … Continue reading Weekly Fitness Boost #2: Born to run? Hell yes!