Namaste- Mindfulness and Holism

Recently, I’ve been practising to be more holistic and mindful. Why you ask? Well, I am currently doing a Masters degree, working 20 hours a week, and on a Weightlifting Team. Needless to say, my life is rather busy, and I get very stressed and anxious at times, especially when I feel I am falling…

Mental Health Awareness Week

This week feels very suiting to be Mental Health Awareness week, especially as all of us university students in the UK are now going through the dreaded exam period. This means tons of caffeine, snacks and late nights, coupled with hundreds of journal articles to be read, and pages and pages of notes to be…

How To Get “Toned”

First off, I’d like to apologise for the title. I do not want to teach anyone to get “toned”, as this isn’t a real thing in sports physiology. Muscle tone is a defined as an internal muscle-fibre contraction. This means a constant state of contraction. Physiologically speaking, I don’t think any of you want to be…

Forgiveness and Positive Vibes

This is not written by me. It is written by Faiza Hussein. I feel in love with it and asked her if I could kindly repost it. If there’s anything that helps me find the best in people, it’s this. Even when 5 cars almost hit me off by bike, and that guy in the underground…

Sidenote-Overcoming Depression and the Even Uglier Side

Up to this point, Kiki and I have had some great feedback from our collaboration of giving advice then anecdotal evidence on how you might be able to overcome depression and incorporate health, fitness and wellbeing into your lives. It was going great until Kiki had to suffer through something that I wish no one else…