Feeling stressed? Try one of these stress busting ideas

It’s no secret that stress can come at you from a thousand different directions. We all lead such busy, hectic lives it often feels like we’re juggling too many things and the pressure can quickly mount. It’s not easy trying to keep a cool head when you have deadlines to meet, errands to run, the kids to look after and a social life that needs maintaining, it’s no wonder we all suffer with stress from time to time! But just as stress can attack you from all different angles, there are just as many ways to combat it. Read more

Top 10 Signs to Look Out for to Know You Are in Ketosis

The keto diet is the most effective and popular way of losing weight and improving your health. When followed well the ketogenic diet can boost your blood ketone levels. When you have enough ketone levels, your body will have a new source of fuel for your cells.

Your body undergoes many biological changes when on a keto diet. However, it can be difficult for most people to know whether they are in ketosis or not. In this guide to keto, we shall discuss some of the most common signs you should look out for to know you are in ketosis. Read more

The highs and lows of 2018

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Over half way through January and I’ve been a bit slack quiet on the blog front already – sorry about that! My years always seem to start off a bit rubbish and I find it hard to get back into the swing of things after Christmas. (Hope you had a good one!) So I thought I’d start off with an easy post – one of those “find out a bit more about me” types.

I guess as a blogger we like to keep a diary of our lives, and this post is a look back on the previous year. The highs and lows of it all. Thanks to Kate for starting this off and nominating me to join in.  Read more

Should You Buy Or Rent?

Should You Buy Or Rent

When it comes to look for a new place to live – whether it’s in your home town or in a completely different country or city, there’s probably one big question you’re asking yourself right now, and that’s whether or not to buy a place or rent one.

People will often have quite strong opinions on this matter – some people, for example will be completely against renting and would never consider anything other than buying a place, whilst others are on the opposite end of the scale and would only ever consider living in a place that they rent because they’re just not down for the financial commitment that buying requires. Read more