September 27, 2018

I have started my CPD work in Advanced CBT and we have to do a hell of a lot of inner work. We have to know ourselves inside and out and round the corners in order to be able to support others fully.

One area of work was defining our morals.

Defining exactly what matters...

September 9, 2018

We did it … the big 10.

Today we are celebrating him hitting double figures and a decade of motherhood. It’s been a wild ride that’s for sure but I am so grateful for every single second.

I became a mother two months after I became an adult, so I have sort of been learni...

August 2, 2018

The weather. 
What other people think.
What other people do.
The past.
Getting old.
What other people feel.
Pleasing everyone.
Our height.
What other people say.
The cost of food.
What other people think of us.

These are things...

We give cortisol hormone such a bad rep and blame it for all our problems; weight gain, fatigue and cravings, but actually it is essential for our survival.

We call cortisol our “stress hormone” because it helps the body respond to stressful situations, for example if w...

As we are approaching the middle of Mental Health Awareness week my thoughts lie with what I hope for my son for the future; because although the gender divide is closing, it is still prevalent in various areas, emotions is one that needs to be addressed.

Us women may h...

We all know that exercise training has oodles of benefits for the physical health of our bodies. Not only does performing regular exercise decrease our risk of heart disease, diabetes and depression but it also increases our bone health and longevity.

However for many o...

This post was written and first posted in 2016. Enjoy. Rachel 

We all have heard of the suggested connection between Barbie dolls and poor body image in little girls, potentially leading to poor body image in adolescence and adulthood.

Although I am sure not all little g...

“The strongest factor for success is self-esteem; believing you can do it, believing you deserve it, believing you will get it.”

Diet, exercise and discipline are well known to be three key aspects of achieving the health, physique or performance skill we desire, howeve...

Please note this was  written and first posted in 2014. Enjoy. Rachel 

Over achiever (n.) ‘an individual whom performs better or achieves more success than expected’

Dictionary definition

Over achiever (n.) “an individual whom is petrified of failure, who stakes thei...

This blog has been in the pipeline for a little while….and I am writing it on behalf of my clients and anyone else that gets grief from loved ones for pursuing a healthy lifestyle.

I must add, having been in the industry for over 10 years and a passionate athlete for...

1 in 4 people will experience a mental health disorder in their lifetime.
I am sure you know people who have had experienced one.
I definitely have.
I have seen the damage first hand that mental health disorders can do to families.
I still see loved ones struggling wit...

April 27, 2018

It has been over 5 years  that I took the plunge and entered my first Bikini Bodybuilding show. In actual fact I entered 5 shows in 2013. I placed it all 5. It was an incredible experience. I learnt huge amounts and I have huge respect for the ladies that do it; but I...

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