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Burning your candle at both ends Optimum Health

Burning your candle at both ends

This year seems to be whizzing by at an alarming rate and here we are at the second May Bank Holiday already. Interestingly I’ve had the same conversation with 3…

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Is it time to step away…. Optimum Health

Is it time to step away….

How was your week? Did it all go to plan? I hope it did. Now though, it’s the weekend. Time to recoup, regenerate, recover and reinvigorate. Whatever you’re doing this…

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Guest Blog: One Ball Too Many! Optimum Health

Guest Blog: One Ball Too Many!

Anyone who knows me would probably describe me as a confident, fairly bright individual who always works hard. Even at university I was renowned for being the only one who…

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Is a Mum’s worth measured in the same way as her body? Optimum Health

Is a Mum’s worth measured in the same way as her body?

Motherhood…Doesn’t really come with a job description. It invariably includes: Sorting everyone else out to make sure they are fed, watered and happy. Refereeing tantrums. Soothing ruffled feathers. Taxi-ing children…

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Why I don’t want my pre-baby body back Optimum Health

Why I don’t want my pre-baby body back

My personal journey over 8 years and 2 pregnancies, as featured on www.jessiemundell.com Eight years ago, my life changed forever. I gave birth to my first child. I don’t need…

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Redefining Super-heroes Optimum Health

Redefining Super-heroes

This Christmas has been all about superheroes for my boys. My eldest asked me which Super Hero I would be if I had the chance….I didn’t have an answer.  …

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Is my menstrual cycle affecting my weight? Optimum Health

Is my menstrual cycle affecting my weight?

“Could my weight have gone up 2lbs today because of my cold? I got asked this question on the school run a couple of months ago. My answer, probably not.…

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It’s not what it seems Optimum Health

It’s not what it seems

    This Guest Blog by Melanie Swan is featured within our 30 Day Body Image Challenge: It’s not what it seems. In today’s social media driven environment, hashtags like…

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Are you sabotaging your own weight loss goals? Optimum Health

Are you sabotaging your own weight loss goals?

Often when clients start with me and we talk about their goals, they want to “lose weight”. This translates to the fact that they want to reduce their body fat…

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