The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting colder and it's getting harder to workout. None of these things make it any easier to workout first thing in the morning or after work. It's miserable, it's cold, and the last thing you want to do is start working out. I get it. So what's… Continue reading How To Overcome The Winter-Workout Blues
Creating and setting a fitness goal may fill you with one of two things; dread or excitement. Today I want to address those people who are just getting started with their fitness journey or those who want to achieve a new fitness goal. My aim for this post is to give you some mental strategies… Continue reading Starting a Fitness Goal When You Don’t Feel Good About Yourself.
Having just finished uni myself, there is a LOT I'd wish I'd known before. If you're about to go to uni, or even if you've been, I'm sure you'll relate to some of these... You don't need to spend hundreds on the books that they recommend. I remember in my first year of uni feeling… Continue reading What They Don’t Tell You About Uni…
It's true that the last mile is always the hardest. Hands down this past two weeks of uni have been very difficult for me in terms of my motivation. I am a very motivated person, but something is happening in these last couple of weeks - and I know for a fact by the memes… Continue reading Finding Motivation for the Last Mile…
For many, it's exam season which means stress is running high and time is running out. I not long ago handed in my dissertation, which I am still so happy about, and although I don't feel it was perfect I am proud of the hard work I put in. I sacrificed a lot of time… Continue reading To Whoever Needs to Hear it…
If you're frequent user of social media you'll be no stranger to the negative comments and feelings of inadequacy that can come about through using it. A few people I follow have used the platform to expose some of the comments they receive on a daily basis, and the harmful effect it has had on… Continue reading Self-image – From a psychology students perspective.
First of all, a big sorry for the lack of posts on here! I think the festive period and the start of my dissertation got the better of me, but I've managed to organise my time...and now I'm back 😉 I was thinking about recognition and what gets others recognised, and it occurred to me… Continue reading Are We Wrongly Recognising?
Recently I've been thinking about my motivation towards university, as admittedly it's been a lot lower than what it usually is. Although this doesn't worry me, because I know my determination will see me through, it made me question why I feel the way I do. The other day on my Instagram I read a… Continue reading Live In the Now.
I think this is something we are all guilty of... It's so easy to open up Instagram and compare yourself to the first person that comes up on your feed. You may not even notice you're doing it, I think half the time this is something we do subconsciously, and then wonder why we don't… Continue reading Comparison – the thief of joy
This is something that I really didn't think I would experience. I am so independent, and I couldn't wait to get to uni to have my own freedom to live exactly the way that I wanted to live. BUT in the first few weeks, I felt so homesick that I seriously considered quitting uni altogether.… Continue reading How to Overcome Homesickness at Uni