Posts by Anja

Motivation isn’t all it’s cracked up to be

That’s a big call, but here’s my reasoning: Motivation is GREAT to get you started Motivation is there when you’re getting results BUT, what happens when it’s cold outside? you just don’t feel like moving? results are slowing down? Where’s motivation then?That’s when your REAL friends DEDICATION AND COMMITMENT are there for you It’s dedication…

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๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ„ Surviving the Silly Season ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ„

Whether you celebrate Christmas or not, youโ€™re likely to have a few more social events at this time of year. Whilst all-you-can-eat buffets are out at the moment thanks to Covid, you might still have to navigate the bar and plates of delicious-ness. Donโ€™t worry, youโ€™re not alone.  Here are my top 10 tips on…

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Get out of your head…

Worry, anxiety and depression can dig their claws into you leaving you unable to focus anything else. It can be a frustrating feeling of being stuck inside your head. So how do you break free from the cycle of worrying thoughts? Whilst mindfulness and meditation can help, today I’m focussing on another tool to add…

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Why size matters

We all come in different shapes and sizes which means a different healthy weight for each of us. Much of this is down to genetics so it’s impossible to say a woman aged in her 40s should weigh “x” kgs. BUT, it is still important to maintain a healthy weight, so how do you go…

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Best tomato salsa

I found this recipe on Recipetineats.com recently – it’s a powerful flavour hit (with a great chilli-heat-punch which I love) Ingredients โ–ข 1/4 cup chopped onion (white, brown or yellow) โ–ข 1 tbsp jalapeรฑo pepper , seeds removed, roughly chopped (fresh best, canned ok) โ–ข 400g / 14 oz canned crushed tomato , best quality…

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Vegetable curry

This tasty vegetable curry is jam packed with goodness and is great for meat-free Monday dinners (and it’s delicious for lunch the next day!) I buy my curry powder mix from Indian grocery stores. Make sure you store it in an air tight container. Cut up any veg you have in the fridge/pantry. I love:–…

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Your choices matter

Every choice we make, be it conscious or unconscious, has an effect.Think about it for a minute:– get up early to exercise – have a lie inor– have a protein packed, veggie filled lunch– grab a processed snackor– say “yes” to something you don’t really want to do– say “no” There are limitless choices we…

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Granola

Granola A high fibre breakfast doesnโ€™t have to taste like sawdust.  Try this Granola for a sweet, crunch tasty treat.  It is SO good โ€“ itโ€™s hard to stop at one serve.  Keep in the freezer or fridge in an air tight container 5 mins prep * 40 mins cooking * Vegan (unless served with…

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Exercise creates “hope molecules”

You have probably heard: exercise boosts your mood “runners’ high” endorphin rush exercise helps fight depression but WHY? What is it about exercising that makes us feel better? Why is exercise prescribed to help treat depression and trauma recovery? Scientists looking at what happens to our muscles when we move discovered that our muscles can…

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