Questioning A (Lack Of) Diagnosis: A Simple Guide

It is difficult to disagree with a doctor.

We have all spent our lives being socially conditioned to see doctors are miracle workers– which, the vast majority of the time, they are. However, if you have a health complaint and find your symptoms dismissed by a doctor, you can suddenly find your long-held beliefs very heavily challenged.

Below is everything you need to know about questioning a lack of diagnosis; essentially, what you should do if your doctor insists you are well, but you disagree. Read on to learn how to handle this situation, as well as exploring what your options are… Continue reading “Questioning A (Lack Of) Diagnosis: A Simple Guide”

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Guest Post: A PND Story and Why We Need to be Talking About It

I haven’t had a guest post for a while on my blog and I really need to do more because I love hearing other people’s stories and experiences and they can bring new insights into topics that I may not be able to. Today the lovely Ivanka from This is a Mum’s World tells of her battle with postnatal depression, how she came to realise she had it and how she worked through it, whilst providing tips if you are also not feeling the way you think you should be as a Mother…


There were times when I did not understand how a mother can feel depressed after giving birth to a healthy child. ‘How can she feel depressed when looking in those innocent eyes?’ I used to think.

Well, if only it was that simple. Continue reading “Guest Post: A PND Story and Why We Need to be Talking About It”

The Real Way To Lose Weight

If you are struggling to try and lose weight as quickly as you can, then you might well have already tried a number of methods to do so. The truth is that losing weight is mostly about the attitude you have, and much less to do with what you actually do. As long as you approach it in a way which says that you are going to succeed, you will find that you are much more likely to succeed. Of course, it is still helpful to look into the various options that you might have for how to actually lose weight in a decent amount of time. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the really good ways to lose weight. Continue reading “The Real Way To Lose Weight”


How Much Coffee is Too Much Coffee?

If you are a coffee lover then you will know all about the wondrous powers of coffee and it is probably the one thing that you need to kick-start your day. However, you might find that you have started to love your coffee fix a little bit too much. Having too much coffee can result in sleep problems or even raised blood pressure. So it is important that you drink your coffee in moderation and try to mix it up a bit with other drinks throughout the day. Continue reading “How Much Coffee is Too Much Coffee?”

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9 Schoolboy Errors You’re Probably Making in the Gym

If you are not getting the results you had hoped for in the gym, it could be because you are making a mistake without realising it. This is something that happens to most people. After all, most of us are learning on the job when working out! With that in mind, read on to discover some of the most common schoolboy errors people make in the gym so that you can avoid them. Continue reading “9 Schoolboy Errors You’re Probably Making in the Gym”

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11 Healthy Ways to Lose the Baby Weight!

One thing that most women hate about pregnancy is the inevitable weight gain. Of course, eating for two was fun at the time! But now that you want to get your pre-pregnancy body back, it can be a bit frustrating. It doesn’t need to be, though, as you can use the following tips to get your shape back the healthy way: Continue reading “11 Healthy Ways to Lose the Baby Weight!”

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Why Exercise During Pregnancy Is Important

Gone are the days of taking it easy, sitting back with your feet up and eating for two… New research shows that none of this is good for either Mother or baby. I probably did way too much of all of this during my first pregnancy which led to weight gain and a longer recovery from my emergency c-section. I found that my lack of strength really had a knock on effect on my energy levels, on my core returning to its original state and I was at the heaviest I had ever been. It took me around a year to feel able to return to exercise after an unsuccessful attempt at 6 months which would lead to severe abdominal pain after each class for a few days after. I just wasn’t ready.  Continue reading “Why Exercise During Pregnancy Is Important”