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Beautiful Hair After Pregnancy – Simple Tips For New Mums

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This is a collaborative post. After you have a baby, your body will make use of all the minerals and nutrients available to recover. If you decide to breastfeed, you will need even more vitamins and minerals. New mothers already feel tired and drained in the first few weeks after delivery, due to not sleeping enough. If you’d like to get your hair back in shape after giving birth, you might have to come up with a plan to support…

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Health & welfare Mental health

Awesome Ways To Improve Your Mood

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This is a collaborative post Your mood is an incredibly important part of living a healthy lifestyle. When you’re in a bad mood things tend to slip. You get less done, you procrastinate more, you lose focus and you don’t get enjoyment from things that usually make you happy. You’re also likely to overeat and avoid exercise which can lead to you becoming unhealthy. It’s also contagious. What starts as a bit of a bad mood, can spread. You might…

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Finding happiness Mental health

5 Obstacles to Happiness That You Can Overcome

This is a collaborative post For many people, happiness seems to be a very elusive state of being, always flickering in the distance but difficult to get your hands on. There are various obstacles along the road you need to overcome. And though these obstacles are individual to everyone, there are some common themes which come up time and time again. I hope that this blog post, exploring some of these common issues, will help you to find happiness and fulfilment.…

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Health & welfare

8 Reasons I love working with a nutritionist

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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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Health & welfare

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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Health & welfare

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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Mental health

15 ways to look after your mental health

An inspirational photograph of a woman standing on a beach at sunset and looking out to the sea _ 15 steps for looking after my mental health - Mrs H's favourite things

I’ve been quite open recently that my mental health hasn’t been brilliant. It certainly isn’t terrible but I haven’t been myself. I’ve been feeling anxious and unmotivated. There have been days when I have felt tearful, unable to control my mood and I have just wanted to clamber back into bed and sleep. There are many small reasons why my depression has relapsed. The stress and sadness of the recurrent miscarriages and the anxiety I felt in my last pregnancy has caught…

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Finding happiness

Mrs H’s 10 favourite things – May/ June/ July 2016

A faded photograph of the close up of a pretty brunette lady's face with the title " Mrs H's 10 favourite things - May/ June/ July 2016" _ Mrs H's favourite things

Well hello and welcome to the first "Mrs H's 10 favourite things" post. I have been meaning to start writing these posts for a while now. I often discover fabulous Netflix programmes, a gorgeous new lipstick, a beautiful dress for Little Miss H or a cute babygrow for Little Mister H. And I have nowhere to rave about them. That is why I am starting this monthly post. This month I am being a little sneaky and including some pregnancy items from May…

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