@grayshottspa #day3

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5:2 style fast day- No breakfast, but eating a proper lunch and then just a bone broth for supper. Starting each meal with a tablespoon of fermented sauerkraut and shot of digestive enzyme.
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Morning walk, abdominal massage, talk on the importance of good fats in your diet ( which are good and bad fats)  and where best to source the good ones. .
Pilates class this afternoon and a meditation before the cup of evening bone broth.
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@grayshottspa

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5:2 style fast day- No breakfast, but eating a proper lunch and then just a bone broth for supper. Starting each meal with a tablespoon of fermented sauerkraut and shot of digestive enzyme.
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Morning walk, abdominal massage, talk on the importance of good fats in your diet ( which are good and bad fats) and where best to source the good ones. .
Pilates class this afternoon and a meditation before the cup of evening bone broth.
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@grayshottspa

Invest in yourself

Invest in yourself.
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We all say we haven't got the money or the time to invest in ourselves, especially at this time of the year.
Maybe it's a weekend away, a holiday abroad, time just for ourselves, an escape, a retreat, an experience, somewhere to learn a new skill or simply taking time out to stop and understand more about ourselves and what we want from our lives.
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But making time and finding a way to do this can often make you happier, more successful and more fulfilled in your life and ready for an exciting new 2019 year ahead.
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So go for it.
Make yourself your priority like I just have done.
You're worth it and everyone around you will benefit as well.
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We all say we haven’t got the money or the time to invest in ourselves, especially at this time of the year.
Maybe it’s a weekend away, a holiday abroad, time just for ourselves, an escape, a retreat, an experience, somewhere to learn a new skill or simply taking time out to stop and understand more about ourselves and what we want from our lives.
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But making time and finding a way to do this can often make you happier, more successful and more fulfilled in your life and ready for an exciting new 2019 year ahead.
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So go for it.
Make yourself your priority like I just have done.
You’re worth it and everyone around you will benefit as well.
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Sun, sea and seafood

Sun, sea and seafood.
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The last day of an Indian Summer with lunch by the sea with a healthy but delicious Asian fusion mix of scallop, seabass and tempura prawn on a bed of vegetables, noodles and peanuts.
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It's so easy to eat healthily when it's presented beautifully and tastes delcious.
Its all about the flavours.
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Even when you are cooking at home, however simple or basic the recipe or meal, if you take a bit of extra care and time to make it look appetising on the plate, you will feel more satisfied on a smaller portion.
You will crave less of the unhealthy sugary carb laden foods which give high/low spikes to your blood sugar and energy levels.
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The last day of an Indian Summer with lunch by the sea with a healthy but delicious Asian fusion mix of scallop, seabass and tempura prawn on a bed of vegetables, noodles and peanuts.
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It’s so easy to eat healthily when it’s presented beautifully and tastes delcious.
Its all about the flavours.
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Even when you are cooking at home, however simple or basic the recipe or meal, if you take a bit of extra care and time to make it look appetising on the plate, you will feel more satisfied on a smaller portion.
You will crave less of the unhealthy sugary carb laden foods which give high/low spikes to your blood sugar and energy levels.
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As seen in Mail on Sunday YOU Magazine

As seen in Mail on Sunday YOU Magazine. "21st Century problems? There's a mentor for that....."
Modern living may be throwing up dilemmas we've never faced before-but theres a new breed of therapist rising to the challenge. And they're just a click away.
The Confidence Coach...That's me..
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It's free to message or call me for an initial phone chat to see if I can help you to become the best version of you that you can be. .
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@youmagsocial @rory_photo
“21st Century problems? There’s a mentor for that…..”
Modern living may be throwing up dilemmas we’ve never faced before-but theres a new breed of therapist rising to the challenge. And they’re just a click away.
The Confidence Coach…That’s me..
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It’s free to message or call me for an initial phone chat to see if I can help you to become the best version of you that you can be. .
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@youmagsocial @rory_photo

Healthy lifestyle tips

Healthy lifestyle tips.

Here are 5 tips for a good digestive system and improved gut health which is the key to your general optimum health and well being.

I subsitute oatcakes for bread when I'm craving a healthy carb fix,  especially eaten with unpasteurized cheese (a healthy gut likes unpasteurised cheese and fermented foods as friendly bacteria and probiotics keep your microbiome happy and healthy). .
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Here are 5 tips for a good digestive system and improved gut health which is the key to your general optimum health and well being.

I subsitute oatcakes for bread when I’m craving a healthy carb fix, especially eaten with unpasteurized cheese (a healthy gut likes unpasteurised cheese and fermented foods as friendly bacteria and probiotics keep your microbiome happy and healthy). .
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Friday’s veggie brunch

Friday's veggie brunch.

Midday today, 16 hours after yesterday evening's last meal at 8pm.  The 16hour fasting time gives the gut and body time to have a break from digesting food and if continued 2 days consecutively can help weight loss, gut health and overall wellbeing.
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Midday today, 16 hours after yesterday evening’s last meal at 8pm. The 16hour fasting time gives the gut and body time to have a break from digesting food and if continued 2 days consecutively can help weight loss, gut health and overall wellbeing.
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This month’s haircut with @andyatagency Thank you as always

This month's haircut with @andyatagency Thank you as always.

Andy delivers the best haircuts that flatter your faceshape and work best for whatever hair type you have.
My hair is so fine but he makes it appear thick and with graduation to make the cut more interesting and edgy.
He always does a fabulous job and also does a great selfie...
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and sequin tshirt from @zara

Andy delivers the best haircuts that flatter your faceshape and work best for whatever hair type you have.
My hair is so fine but he makes it appear thick and with graduation to make the cut more interesting and edgy.
He always does a fabulous job and also does a great selfie…
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and sequin tshirt from @zara

Saturday night dinner entertaining

Saturday night dinner entertaining. 
My supper party last night was a gaspacho starter with added chopped cucumber and croutons to add texture to the cold soup.
Then this home-cooked paella.
The rice was cooked in shellfish stock (lobster, mussels, chicken, garlic and onions in the vegetable water stock), and chicken thighs roasted first with crispy skin, chorizo, prawns, mussels, squid, and some sliced peppers to decorate.
I served it with a green salad.
Cheeses and strawberries and cream for pud.
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My supper party last night was a gaspacho starter with added chopped cucumber and croutons to add texture to the cold soup.
Then this home-cooked paella.
The rice was cooked in shellfish stock (lobster, mussels, chicken, garlic and onions in the vegetable water stock), and chicken thighs roasted first with crispy skin, chorizo, prawns, mussels, squid, and some sliced peppers to decorate.
I served it with a green salad.
Cheeses and strawberries and cream for pud.
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