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The Anxious Mother

I often feel anxious.  I am trying to step away from labels but at certain times of the month especially, I cannot deny waking up with almost crippling anxiety. I often worry that my girls mirror this and pick this up from me, which of course feeds the anxiety and acts to compound the ever […]

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Numbing Out with Alcohol?

Those that know me know that I love a bit of fizz and am partial to the odd glass of red wine. Usually Christmas for me symbolises a time where I can really let my hair down, drink every day with abandon and really enjoy the festivities with friends. This year has been a little […]

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Mental Health, Fitness and ME

This week was Mental Health Awareness week (theme: body image) and perhaps we have all been thinking a little bit more about our own mental health and what it means for us. I was involved in several activities as part of the Seabirds programme this week to raise awareness for MIND and to encourage people […]

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AnyBODY can swim

The thing about swimming is anybody can do it. No matter how big or small or able bodied, anybody can get in the water Author: Seabird Kath, Seabirds Ltd I love open water swimming.  I love the cold.  I love the friends I have made.  I love the sense of community.  I love the tea […]

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The Truth about HIIT Training and the Menopause

WHAT’S THE PROBLEM? As a woman approaching the peri-menopausal phase of life, I am very interested how my muscle mass, physical fitness and energy levels will be affected as my hormone levels begin to shift. I recently gained a ‘Third Age’ Women certification with Jenny Burrell Education, which looked at diet and exercise from peri […]

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Think- Eat – Move, then Swim

Think – eat – move, then swim Author: Claudine Nightingill-Rane (aka my partner in crime) After our most recent workshop, Think, Eat, Move, about food freedom and body confidence, Christine and I, of course, headed to the beach for a swim. Practicing what we had been preaching – “move your body for fun and pleasure, […]

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