Wednesday Wisdom – Moving forward

I’m sure I’m not alone when I say that I can be guilty of over thinking and analysing everything, so when I came across this fabulous quote I felt compelled to share it with you all as part of my Wednesday Wisdom series.

From one heavy thinker to another – remember – sometimes it’s okay to not have it all figured out just yet. Continue reading

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Wednesday Wisdom – The journey matters…

Somewhat of a tenuous link this week for my piece of Wednesday Wisdom but as I am preparing to head off on holiday I got to thinking about travelling, this then led me to this fabulous quote from the literature icon T.S.Elliot.

If you find yourself to be goal orientated it can be tricky at times to appreciate the present and what’s around you – so try to remember:

Wednesday wisdom - the journey matters

Lust have of the week – Fighting the fear T-shirt

I’m sure by now you’ll have realised that I’m a big fan of affirmations, positive thinking, motivational and/or hilariously astute quotes – well that’s what Wednesday Wisdom is all about!

So it should be no surprise to you that when I came across this fantastic Fighting Fear T-shirt from Australian fitness and leisure wear retailer Lorna Jane I got very excitable and had to share it with you all as my Lust have of the week! Continue reading

Tired of PCOS: 10 ways to give yourself an energy boost!

So after reading part 1 of my Tired of PCOS series (don’t worry you can read it again here) you’ll have a better understanding of the ways in which PCOS can affect our bodies and zap us of energy. But what can we do about this?

Well, as you’d expect, the first piece of advice would be to try and manage your PCOS symptoms and maintain a regular menstrual cycle through good diet and exercise habits.

Let’s take that titbit for granted and look at what else we can do to help feel less crappy and tired all the time – here are my top 10 tips for beating fatigue and giving yourself a bit of an energy boost! Continue reading

Tired of PCOS: Why am I tired?

Let’s talk about feeling tired, sluggish and generally not-too hyped up – worry not, this is an all too common aspect of PCOS.  

Today I want to look at the reasons behind feeling tired all the time – it’s important to understand your body and why it behaves in the way it does, how else can you work to improve yourself and your situation?

Tired of PCOS

Why am I tired?

Fatigue, or perpetual feelings of tiredness are more and more common in today’s fast-paced world. For women with PCOS fatigue appears to be a common symptom. Although there has been no formal study confirming that fatigue is linked to PCOS in women, there is strong evidence to suggest it is in fact linked. PCOS and fatigue are, in essence, both linked to imbalances of the endocrine system and are characterised by an excess of male hormones (again!) Fatigue is also closely linked to the thyroid and adrenal glands. At the core of these is – surprise, surprise – insulin resistance! Continue reading

Lust have of the week – Go to the Gym cushion

So today’s Lust have of the week is not only practical, serving as pretty home decor but provides some motivation and is there to give you a much-needed kick up the bum when you decide that chilling out in front of the TV is a better idea than hitting the gym or throwing some shapes in a fitness class… Continue reading