Onwards and upwards and all that...
I know it's all 'new year, new me' but I refuse to get pulled into the cesspool of misery that is the January diet craze. January is the worst time of year to begin a diet - it's cold, all the pretty Christmas lights are gone, everyone's broke and it's ages til payday, and all you want to do is sit in a nice warm bath, drink wine and eat cheese puffs while re-watching The Bridge. Or is that just me?
Eat a healthier breakfast
That said, I do need to eat a better breakfast. English breakfast muffins slathered in butter are delicious, but not exactly conducive to a healthy day foodwise. I'm trying to make the switch to porridge - I thought it'd be easier to be honest. Being half Scottish, it seems I'm only "genetically predisposed" to fried food rather than healthy porridge. I've really got to stop using that as an excuse to eat chips. That's another resolution...
Go to the gym more
A pretty standard resolution. I really do need to go to the gym more. Or at all.
Get out more
I'm definitely a homebody. I like my bed. I like my home. But I live in London and I really don't see enough of it. Plus I need some sunlight. I'm so pale I'm starting to resemble a jellyfish. Almost translucent.
Wednesday, 13 January 2016
Wednesday, 6 January 2016
As a gift this Christmas I received 'The Mindfulness Colouring Book' and a set of colouring pens. I'm not new to mindfulness (I've used it during yoga practice and as a balm for anxiety) but I'd never tried it in colouring form. To be honest I doubted its benefits. On a whim I cracked open my new copy and had a go...