How to get back in shape after quitting smoking

According to statistics from the World Health Organization (WHO), approximately 1 billion people on the planet still smoke. That’s almost 14% of the entire world population and there’s no doubt anymore that smoking is incredibly dangerous. Tobacco causes almost six…
Feeling overwhelmed? You’re not alone

Feeling overwhelmed with life is something I’m sure you’re all too familiar with. It’s that feeling of pressure piling on you when there seems to be a million things to do and just never enough time. Urban Dictionary define overwhelm…
Good habits and perseverance are the keys to success in life

You know those lists of ‘things successful people do’ that are ALL over the internet and clogging up your Facebook feed? They usually include something about building good habits, and the older I get the more convinced I am that…
Healthy eating tips: How NOT to make a pig of yourself in Europe

Having just spent the last few months travelling through Europe I feel like I’m pretty well qualified by now to provide some healthy eating tips if you’re planning a holiday and worried about gaining weight. Think of Europe and what…
What to really expect when you start losing weight

Weight loss isn’t all beer and skittles. In fact there will be very little beer and very few skittles. It’s weight loss. Duh. Saddle up because this shit is HARD. It’s worth it of course in the end but given…
Self-compassion and binge eating

Hi, my name is Gen and I binge eat. Note I didn’t follow the usual AA format and say “I am a binge eater” –  not out of denial but because it’s a label that ignores that I am so…