Slicing Out Sugar With Slissie

My name’s Lisa and I’m a sugarholic. Always have been. The weight loss and fitness I’ve been so proud of have absolutely nothing to do with cutting out chocolate. I just eat less and move more. Having said that, since I met the lovely boyfriend, a few pounds have crept back on and are proving difficult […]

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Time To Focus On Myself

For several years I’ve been having to be more aware of my mental health. I’ve documented already the different ways I’ve dealt with depression and anxiety but more recently I’ve been seeking out natural ways to boost my broken brain too. I’ve started enjoying the outdoors more again which was tough after losing Stella. My […]

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AA Skincare…For Your Hair

Last year I reviewed one of the new shampoos from the AA Skincare people and recently I was sent a conditioner to try. There are five varieties in the shampoo and conditioner range (see below) and all have a complimentary shower gel available too. Ylang Ylang, Argan & Rosemary Reviving Conditioner Nutrient rich to help […]

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Confidence Revisited

I last wrote about confidence, or lack of, back in 2015. International Women’s Day seems like a good time to look back on that post and reflect on how, or if, things have changed for me since then. Certainly, my life is rather different. I’ve lost my constant companion but gained a romantic partner. I […]

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Biotulin: Beauty Without Botox

I have yet another post-40 birthday arriving tomorrow (why do they come round so quick now?!) Therefore, I often find myself looking for, non-surgical, ways of trying to preserve my pre-40 face! So I wonder if you’re as interested as I am to read about Biotulin, an organic gel said to be used by Kate […]

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Blooming Blue Monday

The most “depressing day of the year” is here again and, though the worst of my mental health problems are thankfully behind me, this is a topic that needs addressing. More than once a year ideally as we all should know by now that clinical depression is much, much more than feeling a bit put […]

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Walking 1000 Miles In The Woods

I may not manage it exactly but I have seen #1000milechallenge bandied about on social media and I think it’s definitely achievable this year. The point is to walk lots outdoors, but, with no canine companion in 2017 (yet?!) I may have to include a few treadmill miles too. I did manage lots of lovely steps on […]

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