In line with FBF Collective’s last blog - Is Dry Jan Overrated? - we’re continuing with the theme of long-lasting habit change. In this two-part series we’re breaking down how to form a habit; beginning with the art of showing up, and crafting your own environment that will harness success.
Often, the problem with abstinence is that it encourages yo-yo behavioural patterns. Dry January often turns into a sopping wet February; completely undoing any work done prior to this, but also giving yourself the ‘go-ahead’ to go all guns blazing because you’ve just had a ‘good month’. This binge-purge mentality is typical of UK culture, unlike much of the Continent where alcohol is ever-present but not over-indulged.
No doubt you would have heard the “new year, new me” mantra chimed by your friends, your mothers and quite likely some gym membership campaigns. New Year’s resolutions can vary, but the majority are around becoming a better and healthier you, whether that be to lose weight or swap old habits for better ones! However, even with the best will in the world, many will be abandoned after a month.
Experiences of the menopause will vary widely, with some women experiencing very few symptoms whilst others struggle immensely. It can be a challenging and distressing time; however, nutrition can be one tool for your toolbox as part of supporting changing health needs.
September 29th marks World Heart Day, an opportunity to raise awareness of the impact diet can have on heart health. Did you know cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the primary cause of death worldwide, and in England, CVD is the second most common cause of death?
September 29th marks World Heart Day, an opportunity to raise awareness of the impact diet can have on heart health. In Part 2 of our Heart Health Series, we dive into specific areas of your diet and how these may impact your overall heart health.
We get it, preparing healthy meals can seem like a huge undertaking, especially if you can’t cook or don’t have the time. But rest assured, eating healthfully does not have to be complicated or time-consuming. If you stick to the basics, you’ve got yourself covered!