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My 90-Day Wellness Journey (0/90)

I went to sleep at 4.40 this morning. Not because I was out on the town or gabbing it up with a long-distance friend. No, that’s how long it took me to quieten my mind and exhaust it to the point of desiring slumber. I spent my time distracting myself with Taylor Swift conspiracy theories …


If You’re Overwhelmed, You Need This (3/90)

I actually did get up in the morning! I woke up, grabbed a hold of my water bottle, and had to fight with myself not to listen to the rationalisation that I could sit on my bed drinking without falling asleep. This is how bad my brain is wired to self-sabotage. So I just said …


Compound Your Choices (2/90)

Okay, let’s start with the recap, and then move into the day’s lesson. DAILY RECAP So, to start with… SLEEP I slept in again, thanks to rationalising and snoozing – got up at 7.30am and left at the last minute, around 7.55. I had a nap when I got home from work – I wasn’t …

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You Need Wellness Rehab (1/90)

Day One was worthy of its name. I have a long way to go. Keep reading for my observations, food diary, and prescription for Day Two. LESSON OF THE DAY: Master the Morning I have this annoying system. My alarm will go off, and my body will be ready to get up, but then I …

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Four Ways to Talk to Your Future Self

You’ve heard of affirmations. Those bite-sized phrases that convince you of a truth or hope you haven’t yet realised. Perhaps you’ve even tried some. I personally have struggled to keep a consistent system going, but I have definitely noticed my worldview shift whenever I engage in some positive self-talk. How to Talk to Your Future …


Feel Better in the Next Hour (Guaranteed)

When you’re sitting on the couch, YouTube on Autoplay, consuming HD images of colourful lives you feel worlds away from, it can be hard to pull yourself out of this kind of muck. First things first: Do you want to feel better?  Would you be willing to at least try, for fifteen minutes, a guaranteed …