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Sale shopping bargains

We all like to find a bargain or two to add to our wardrobes when we’re not re-wearing or upcycling our clothes- as the Duchess of Cambridge did last night at the Baftas.
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Wearing vibrant colour can bring you joy and brighten up your day.
Sometimes it’s good to venture out of your comfort zone and experiment.

Today I’m wearing :
Cotton crop polo-neck from Zara (under £10)
Blue trousers from Zara sale £5.99 (reduced from £29.99)
Heels from TK Maxx in 2019 (around £30)

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Pilates reformer exercises

Today it’s the Bridge.
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Demo-ing to the best of my capabilities
3 versions of bridge exercises from beginner to advanced under the expert guidance of @lukemeessmann
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@absolutestudios

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Road-testing the Body Ballancer treatment at the Private Clinic, Harley st, London

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You can see me in my video clip wearing the inflating Body Ballancer compression garment during the 45 min treatment session.
(Definitely not looking my most glam today-) .
The gentle, rhythmic inflating action felt relaxing as it gave my body- from toes to tum- a circulation-boosting lymphatic drainage massage.
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This can improve the appearance of cellulite and skin quality, reduce bloating and help fluid retention, even taking you down a dress size before a red carpet event. .
It can be used after sport to help muscle recovery by eliminating toxins more speedily through the improved lymphatic drainage system. .
It’s the go-to body contouring treatment for many celebrities.
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Due also to the improvement of increased oxygenated blood flow, this treatment can also help speed up healing and reduce inflammation after any fat-freezing, laser, or ultrasound liposculpture treatments. .
I have tried over the years – manual lymphatic drainage massages and Endermology treatments to help improve cellulite, and the Universal Contour Bodywrap.
but the Body Ballancer treatment is much more pleasant and relaxing and you don’t even have to undress. .
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@bodyballancer
@theprivateclinic

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Small steps. . When life is tough don't give up.

Small steps.
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When life is tough don't give up.
It's easy in January to make all those unrealistic  resolutions and set yourself up to fail.
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So start your journey with small steps.
A step by step change of thinking.
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It could be that you want to:
Change your life.
Become fitter, healthier.
It could be anything........
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Start each day when you wake up to be grateful for 3 things in your life. That way the day will begin  on a positive note.
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Remove any negativity and replace with positivity and the possibilities of what you can achieve with each of those small steps.
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Be the master of your own destiny.
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Photo by @rory_photo .
Amazon women vintage top by Kenzo





#self-esteem
Small steps.
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When life is tough don’t give up.
It’s easy in January to make all those unrealistic resolutions and set yourself up to fail.
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So start your journey with small steps.
A step by step change of thinking.
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It could be that you want to:
Change your life.
Become fitter, healthier.
It could be anything……..
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Start each day when you wake up to be grateful for 3 things in your life. That way the day will begin on a positive note.
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Remove any negativity and replace with positivity and the possibilities of what you can achieve with each of those small steps.
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Be the master of your own destiny.
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Photo by @rory_photo .
Amazon women vintage top by Kenzo

#self-esteem

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Happy new year All unfiltered pix. My feed hopes to inspire, motivate and create a healthy lifestyle and body

Happy new year 
All unfiltered pix.
My feed hopes to inspire, motivate and create a healthy lifestyle and body positivity for women of all ages. .
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Happy new year
All unfiltered pix.
My feed hopes to inspire, motivate and create a healthy lifestyle and body positivity for women of all ages. .
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#tbthursdays to this time last year at the Isle of Wight Festival.

to this time last year at the Isle of Wight Festival.
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It's fun to dress up and be a different version of your everyday self.
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to this time last year at the Isle of Wight Festival.
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It’s fun to dress up and be a different version of your everyday self.
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A fresh haircut always makes you feel confident, even if you’re wearing no makeup. . with my brilliant hairdresser @andysmith_stylist

A fresh haircut always makes you feel confident, even if you're wearing no makeup.
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with my brilliant hairdresser @andysmith_stylist 
@billicurrie salon
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I'm wearing animal print tshirt @marksandspencer 
Blue gilet
@josephfashion 
White linen trousers
@marksandspencer .
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A fresh haircut always makes you feel confident, even if you’re wearing no makeup.
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with my brilliant hairdresser @andysmith_stylist
@billicurrie salon
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I’m wearing animal print tshirt @marksandspencer
Blue gilet
@josephfashion
White linen trousers
@marksandspencer .
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2nd guest speaker talk this week For Mental Health Week

2nd guest speaker talk this week
For 
Mental Health Week 
The topic is
Body Image and Social Media 
For BNP Paribas Leasing Basingstoke.
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I love doing these speaker talks for organisations or schools.
If I can inspire or change the mindset even of just a small percentage of my audience it's all worth while.
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I want both women and men to aspire to be their unique best selves, to not aspire to be like the images that they perceive to be the reality on Instagram social media posts.
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I'm wearing:
A current season £29.00 Zara dress.
I replaced the plastic red belt it came with, with a Gucci one.  I like to mix affordable High street with occasional Designer accessories.
Orange ballet shoes Zara past season.
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@bnppleasing

2nd guest speaker talk this week
For
Mental Health Week
The topic is
Body Image and Social Media
For BNP Paribas Leasing Basingstoke.
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I love doing these speaker talks for organisations or schools.
If I can inspire or change the mindset even of just a small percentage of my audience it’s all worth while.
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I want both women and men to aspire to be their unique best selves, to not aspire to be like the images that they perceive to be the reality on Instagram social media posts.
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I’m wearing:
A current season £29.00 Zara dress.
I replaced the plastic red belt it came with, with a Gucci one. I like to mix affordable High street with occasional Designer accessories.
Orange ballet shoes Zara past season.

@bnppleasing

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Speaker talk at BNP Paribas Leasing Bristol @bnppleasing For Mental Health Week On Body Image and Social Media.

Speaker talk at BNP Paribas Leasing Bristol
@bnppleasing
For Mental Health Week
On Body Image and Social Media.
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Speaker talk at BNP Paribas Leasing Bristol
@bnppleasing
For Mental Health Week
On Body Image and Social Media.
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Good morning. Good Friday . My happy place by the sea with dogs @misslucy_lou and family for Easter weekend.

Good morning. Good Friday 
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My happy place by the sea with dogs @misslucy_lou and family for Easter weekend.
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This picture was taken by my daughter on our morning dog walk after 4 days of the 5 day Prolon intermittent fast-mimicking 1000 calorie a day diet plan. My daughter commented I was looking significantly slimmer. I don't know how much weight I've lost as I prefer to not weigh as I don't believe obsessing with weight or calories is a healthy mindset.
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The scientifically researched mix of vitamin supplements together with the packeted vegan soups, nut and cocoa bars and fresh olives were actually really tasty and quite easy to manage for 5 days without feeling faint or too hungry or deprived. I do like my food.  .
Prolon do caution no exercise during this period, however I did have a yoga class and dog walks and was fine. .
Intermittent fasting is how I live day to day always leaving 12 hours after my last meal to my first of the following day. And when I can, 2 consecutive days a week, leaving 16-18 hours overnight ( an early supper, no breakfast, late lunch) . Not difficult. .
So these 5 days mimicked this way of eating but with reduced calorific intake. Much the same as the Michael Mosely 1000 cal a day eating plan for helping to reverse type 2 diabetes.
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Happy Easter everyone.
I'm now looking forward to family Easter weekend with proper meals which are still healthy and also a bite or two or three of a dark chocolate Easter egg. 
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@prolonuk @flipside_pr

Good morning. Good Friday
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My happy place by the sea with dogs @misslucy_lou and family for Easter weekend.
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This picture was taken by my daughter on our morning dog walk after 4 days of the 5 day Prolon intermittent fast-mimicking 1000 calorie a day diet plan. My daughter commented I was looking significantly slimmer. I don’t know how much weight I’ve lost as I prefer to not weigh as I don’t believe obsessing with weight or calories is a healthy mindset.
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The scientifically researched mix of vitamin supplements together with the packeted vegan soups, nut and cocoa bars and fresh olives were actually really tasty and quite easy to manage for 5 days without feeling faint or too hungry or deprived. I do like my food. .
Prolon do caution no exercise during this period, however I did have a yoga class and dog walks and was fine. .
Intermittent fasting is how I live day to day always leaving 12 hours after my last meal to my first of the following day. And when I can, 2 consecutive days a week, leaving 16-18 hours overnight ( an early supper, no breakfast, late lunch) . Not difficult. .
So these 5 days mimicked this way of eating but with reduced calorific intake. Much the same as the Michael Mosely 1000 cal a day eating plan for helping to reverse type 2 diabetes.
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Happy Easter everyone.
I’m now looking forward to family Easter weekend with proper meals which are still healthy and also a bite or two or three of a dark chocolate Easter egg.
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@prolonuk @flipside_pr

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