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How To Keep Your Family’s Hearts Healthy

A photograph of a Dad holding hands with his daughter and her son and walking beside the sea - How To Keep Your Family's Hearts Healthy - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a sponsored post With so much information out there about how to stay healthy and the never-ending headlines about which one of our favourite foods is now bad for us, it’s hard to know what you should actually be doing to keep you and your loved ones healthy. A key part of overall health and wellbeing is keeping your heart healthy. So here are a few tips to help you keep your ticker on top form. How To…

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Reasons to Join the V-Gang

A photograph of a happy woman standing on a pier in front of a sunset - Reasons to Join The V-Gang and Become A Vegan - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post The number of vegans around the world is on the rise and chances are that you know a couple yourself. Many will proudly throw two fingers in the air and proclaim that they’re in the V-gang. Now, there are various reasons that you might want to jump on this bandwagon. Let’s take a look at how veganism can help you, animals, and the planet! Reasons to Join The V-Gang and Become a Vegan For Your…

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8 Reasons I love working with a nutritionist

A photograph of a healthy lady on holiday in a beautiful location in Rhodes - Why I Love Working With A Nutritionist - Mrs H's favourite things

At the beginning of this year, I decided that I needed to become healthier. I’m going to turn forty this year. And I’m using that as motivation to work towards becoming a happier and healthier version of myself. A lovely lady called Lamorna is helping me on this journey. Lamorna is a nutritionist and works at Lamorna Nutrition and Fitness. I’m signed up to Lamorna’s Gold Package, this is a 12-week programme that will help me meet my health goals. 8 Reasons…

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Tools for Improving Your Health

A photograph of a happy and healthy woman standing in front of a swimming pool in a hotel in Rhodes - Tools For Improving Your Health - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post. There can be nothing more important than your health, both physically and mentally. But it can be hard to put your health above all the other things in your life. With work, bills and kids to think about, it’s so easy to let a little thing like health slip under the table. You don’t have to uproot your whole life to make way for a new lifestyle. Your health fits into your life and it…

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A letter to myself as I try to become healthier

A photograph of a beautiful, happy and health woman on her wedding day - A letter to myself as I try to become healthier - Mrs H's favourite things

Dear Lucy I’m writing this letter to you because you have recently embarked on a challenge to become healthier. This is a noble challenge. And something that is very much needed (as I sit here typing you are nursing your fourth cold/ illness in so many weeks). I’m also writing this letter because I know what you’re like as a person. You’re an all or nothing person and a perfectionist. You give your all to something but then at the…

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5 ways I’m Trying To Look After My Health

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This post could also have been called 5 ways I’m trying to become happier in my own skin. Because I’m not happy in my own skin at the moment. And when I look in the mirror and I don’t like the person I see staring back at me. I’m reminded of a line from one of my favourite songs: “It’s just that we stayed, too long In the same old sickly skin.”                …

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5 steps to the perfect pamper night with Simply Be

A photograph of a new pair of checked grey and light pink pyjamas and a pack of Decleor beauty goodies - 5 Steps to the Perfect Pamper - Mrs H's favourite things

This is a collaborative post with Simply Be. The run-up to Christmas is stressful. There always seems to be so much to do. Also with the nights closing in, it feels like there is even less time to complete the never-ending task list. When life gets like this I try to spend some time putting myself first. And a pamper night is the perfect way to do this. Here are my 5 steps to the ultimate pamper night: 5 steps…

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The body confidence challenge

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A few weeks ago, the lovely Jules who blogs at Pondering Parenthood tagged me to take part in the body confidence challenge. The challenge was originally created by Eilidh at Mummy and Monkeys. Elidih pointed out that we very rarely look in the mirror and see something we like. It is much easier to find the things that you dislike or want to change. But isn't it time we were kinder to ourselves? Isn't it time we take a moment to really…

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