During my coaching training we completed modules on positive psychology. Standard psychology = broken people need fixing. Positive psychology = focusing on the positive aspects of human life and how to enhance them. The world definitely has a need for both but 2020 has highlighted to me so far that there is a special need… Continue reading Positive Emotions.
***08/02/19*** I'm writing this laid up in bed recovering after having my second surgery on my knee last week. Let's rewind.. Last year I had a surgery on my right knee to remove a melanoma. It was sent around to several specialists in Ireland and one specialist in Holland and finally they got back to… Continue reading Second time lucky.
In 2018 I was diagnosed with autoimmunity (PsA), neuropathy & skin cancer. I went through months of harsh medications that destroyed my immune system & left me weak & fatigued. I lay awake through endless nights of chronic physical & emotional pain. I watched my strength disappear, I watched my health deteriorate. I went from… Continue reading Life after diagnosis.
People often ask me why i am so strict with my eating. The amount of times a week i hear 'live a little' or 'treat yourself' when i say no to a chocolate bar, or when we have cakes in work and i say no. I know where people are coming from and that they… Continue reading Carb Cravings & Binge Eating – How to stop them.
CREDENCE You are in a prison right now, in this very moment; a prison so intelligently designed that its core feature is to make sure the prisoners don't know they're imprisoned. This prison does not look to control you directly through force or strength, but rather indirectly through social and societal pressure. It's as if… Continue reading Escaping the matrix.
If you read my previous blog post you will know that for my 25th birthday i was heading over to Kildare for the day to experience my first ever float session in a sensory deprivation tank. I went to Sli Beatha in… Continue reading My First Float.
As most of you will know by now i recently handed my notice in at my job of 2.5 years. I've had a great time there but over this past year i've been feeling kind of stuck. I felt a long time ago that i had gotten everything i could from this job, there was… Continue reading New Beginnings.
I said when I started blogging again that I was going to blog my bulk and then when it comes to it my cut. So here is my first bulk blog post. ** FYI – I’m sure a lot of people reading my blog will know this already but just for anyone who doesn’t already… Continue reading My Bulk So Far.
This past 2 months i've been cutting on a very low carb diet. My calories haven't been to low as i didn't have an awful lot to lose, i was aiming for 1lb a week. In order to burn 1lb a week you need to burn 3500 more calories than you consume. With intense workouts… Continue reading Food for Thought. Literally.
I love autumn, it has always been my favourite time of year. Today in the northern hemisphere we have the autumnal equinox. Today day and night are the same length of time and the sun and moon are in perfect balance. Major moments like the equinox and change of seasons will always be reflected in… Continue reading Welcoming Autumn.