Believe in your ability to change

People often talk about self-belief - they say you have to believe in yourself to succeed. I tend to agree, but what I don't like about that particular statement is that it's very vague. What are we trying to believe in? Are we trying to believe in the certainty of an outcome, or that we're competent … Continue reading Believe in your ability to change

Why diets don’t work in the long-run

For many people, losing weight involves going on some sort of diet. The idea behind diets is to consume fewer calories than you expend, which will lead to weight loss over time. But the problem with diets is that they cannot produce long-term results alone, unless you maintain that lower calorie count for good. This is because the … Continue reading Why diets don’t work in the long-run

5 habits that make a healthy lifestyle easier

Making changes to your lifestyle in order to improve your health can seem daunting, whether that means trying to move more or overhaul your "diet". This is partly because we often try to do everything at once, which is one of the biggest mistakes you can make. If you've ever tried going "cold turkey" on certain foods or jumping … Continue reading 5 habits that make a healthy lifestyle easier

Vitamins and minerals: Your RDA made easy

Most of us are aware that eating plenty of vitamins and minerals is beneficial to our health, but sometimes the thought of trying to fit them all in can get a little overwhelming, particularly if you have a busy life. Fortunately, there are ways of including the majority of necessary vitamins and minerals in our diets without eating every fruit and … Continue reading Vitamins and minerals: Your RDA made easy