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    The Only Healthy Lifestyle Choices You Should Care About

    We hear a lot about being healthy and leading a healthy lifestyle. Sometimes, we hear too much. So much so that it’s not easy to be able to work out what you should be doing to keep yourself happy, healthy, and on track. There’s a lot to take in, and if you were to try and make every change, you’d probably find yourself leading a life you’re unhappy with. So what are you to do? Well, you need to focus on the choices that can make a difference, and not just to your health, but to your mood and happiness overall. So let’s take a look at five that can…

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    Detox Tea – Te Divina – Day One Review

    I have had one of my lovely friends of over ten years approach me with her amazing new business. She has asked me to review their detox tea, which is meant to cleanse the body and rid it of any toxins; therefore helping you lose weight. Here is some of the information that she has given me to explain exactly what the detox tea is about and what it can do for you. In contrast to white, green, oolong and black teas, herbal teas are not actually made from tea leaves. Te Divina Detox Tea is an herbal tea blend of 13 different organic herbs and natural plant extracts PLUS…

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    Everything You Need To Know About Your Type 2 Diabetes

    Diabetes is a disease that affects over 4 million people in the UK alone. Sometimes, people don’t even realize they have diabetes until they have a hypo, and they visit their GP to find out what’s going on. Sometimes they’re visiting their GP for other reasons and their diabetes shows up in a blood test. What are the symptoms of diabetes? Lack of energy Feeling dizzy Excessive thirst Increased urination, especially at night Blurry vision Recurring illnesses Scrapes, cuts or spots that take longer than normal to heal Feeling hungry all of the time How is diabetes diagnosed? If you are experiencing any of the above symptoms, it’s wise to…

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    Get More from Your Running Sessions with These Efficiency Boosting Tips

    Running is one of the most basic yet effective ways to stay fit. However, a lot of people come back from their running session feeling absolutely exhausted, yet they don’t seem to be getting the results they had hoped for. This indicates that there are inefficiencies in the way you go about running. Read on to discover how you can train your body to be a more efficient machine. Image Source   Improve your stride rate – One of the most effective ways to get more out of running is to focus on improving your stride rate. This is simply the number of steps you take in a minute. There…

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    How To Cope With A Newly Discovered Food Intolerance

    Image Source   A food intolerance can really put a dampener on your fun. The discomfort and bloating can have a significant effect on your quality of life, and some people find that they have to stop eating some of their favourite foods as a result. A food intolerance is generally caused by your body developing a difficulty when it comes to digesting certain types of food, and can even cause irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS. While it isn’t an allergy and isn’t fatal, it does take some special care to manage the symptoms.   Start to explore dietary alternatives With a food intolerance, it’s recommended to try to remove…

  • Beauty,  Blogger,  Blogging,  Depression,  exercise,  feeling low,  giving up,  happy,  health,  healthy,  mental health,  parenting,  review,  weight loss

    Big news in the Miss Pork Pie Household!

    I am super excited to be able to share with you all the news that I have taken the leap and decided to become a full-time blogger! It’s been something that I’ve wanted to do for ages, but never thought I’d achieve, at least not for a while anyway. It all came about because I have been really struggling to find childcare for Dinky over the summer holidays. There are plenty of people that could and would help me but I just couldn’t expect them to have him 5 days a week for the whole 6 week period. I really struggled to pull it together last summer holidays, and even…

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    Lost Your Motivation? How To Get Your Exercise Plan Back On Track

    After Christmas, it’s all too easy to find the energy and motivation to hit the gym and get in shape. Sadly, for most of us, after a few weeks, the novelty of the cross-trainer wears off, and by the time you reach spring, your motivation levels may have plunged to an all-time low. If you’re at risk of missing out on those targets and you’re finding it increasingly tough to stick to your exercise plan, this guide should prove useful. Image via https://pixabay.com/en/run-workout-fitness-exercise-1290022/ Write a list If you’re finding it hard to drag yourself to the gym or you’ve lost interest in your weekly spin class, write a list of…

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    Fighting Fit: How To Use Regular Exercise As A Way To Banish Mental Health Problems

    Mental health issues are increasingly common in today’s climate. The growing number of diagnosis can be attributed to many sources. These include a greater understanding of various conditions as well as the huge stress of modern life.  Many of those problems do require professional support and medication. But there’s no doubt that it’s possible to reduce the damage through daily activities. Physical exercise is easily one of the leading contributions. So what are the best ways to use regular exercise to aid your mental health? Here’s all you need to know.     Increase Self-Confidence First and foremost, regular exercise can be a great way to improve your self-confidence and…

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    5 tricks you NEED to follow to successfully lose weight (and not go without your favourite foods!)

    So to kick off #WeightlossWednesday I am going to share with you 5 tricks you should follow to successfully lose weight, and with the added bonus of still being able to enjoy your favourite foods! Let’s face it we all know how to eat healthily. We all know that an apple will be better for your health than a bag of crisps, but the crisps taste better. So what if there was a way we could have best of both worlds? Well there is and I’m going to tell you how. I’ve basically taken the best and most useful bits out of every diet I’ve ever tried and popped a…

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    I challenge YOU to better yourself.

    Who’s up for a challenge? I’ve been a yo-yo dieter for years now. I’ve tried everything from weight watchers to slim fast, slim pod, slimming world, crash diets, boot camp and even “magic” pills. None of these worked for me because I felt like I couldn’t eat certain things. After a few days or weeks of eating like a rabbit I would give in and binge out on crap. I’ve been feeling like I’m always going to be overweight, and for a while I’ve not really cared too much until recently when I saw some photos of myself at a family get together. I felt sick looking at how bad…