10 Material Things That Help My Mental Health

The following list isn't a luxurious list of hard gained trophies. More of a wee list of things that I have slowly accumulated over the years and that have stuck around with me because they offer real value to my day to day life. In fact, I would say that I am somewhat of a minimalist, and in the last 5 years or so, I have definitely got rid of many more possessions than I have accumulated.

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Thing I Do To Care For My Mental Health

Looking after your mental health with daily positive actions is a good way to keep a positive outlook and stop yourself from falling into a dark place, and here are some of the things that I try to do regularly below. I notice that when I am not feeling myself, I can call on the things below to get myself back on track, and almost always notice that when I am feeling poor that there are generally a few of the items on the list that have been missing from my routine.

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9 Lessons From 5 Years In a Start-Up Business

Here are 9 big lessons that I take from the last 5 years of the journey with ACLAÍ. Some of them I had a fair idea of before I started and others I had no clue about, but all of them have been thoroughly put to the test during the day to day running of ACLAÍ over the last 5 years. I put this post together so that they might be useful to anyone who is going through the process of starting a business at the moment, and also to give our members an idea of the road that has been travelled to get ACLAÍ to the place that it is in today.

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Negative Body Image, Anxiety, and Consumerism

Recently, I went on BBC Radio Ulster to answer a couple of questions around the issue of self body image, and working towards a ‘beach body’. To tell you the truth, it was a pretty frustrating experience. I think that the presenter on the radio show was half expecting me to come on and start promoting a diet or some sort of training regime that would help the masses get the six pack ready for the summer.

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A minimalists 3 step fitness guide to long-term weight loss

If you are starting from scratch, or pretty close to it, want to drop your body weight, and have medical clearance to start on a program of progressive exercise and nutritional adjustment,  I would like to bring you through a 3 step cycle that I believe boils the process down to the most essential and most effective elements required for long term success.

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Best Fitness and Nutrition Advice for 2018

Christmas is over and we are rolling into 2018. There are many resolutions you'd like to accomplish but the most important are those related to your health. When it comes to taking care of your health, there are two factors that determine this: fitness and nutrition. In this blog, you will find the top fitness and nutrition tips of 2018 and how you can adopt them easily and without much effort. Small changes every day bring about big results. So, read on. 

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