Sunday Feels 

9:49 Sunday morn’ and I’m still sleepy (I’ve been awake since 6:30 not by choice). I feel like the last few days have been mentally productive which is basically where I mentally plan and think about what I want to achieve in the near future with my blog and other possible creative outlets (podcast pending?) 

Changing my eating habits has led me to try and have more clarity in life when it comes to relationships and life in general. I have recently been trying to focus on meaningful things in life which I guess could be hard especially for the younger generation when the media only focuses on the superficial, fake lives of instagram ‘celebs’ and fake news (fake news = news stories which have been modified by people who like to control the thoughts and feelings of the public, not presenting the real facts or both sides of a story. So basically propaganda).

This week I would like to focus on maintaining positive vibrations which is just me creating positive mental images in my mind and having a clear positive thought process. This is important because your feelings map out how events happen in your life. Vibrations are released by you into the universe and the universe responds by giving you what you feel and think whether that is positive or negative. I read ‘Raise Your Vibration’ by Kyle Gray and it really helps keep me focused on the positive. 

No matter what you believe I think that a spiritual connection is really important to keep a level head, have peace and be greatful for what life gives you. It’s not something you can master in 1 day or even 1 year but it’s a journey that always has you learning and changing for the better. 

Here are some links that keep me positive and level headed even when life gets tough; 

Tony Robbins – How to live in a beautiful state and feel joy  / https://youtu.be/Q93i3GIaqCY  (check out other Tony Robbins videos for more motivation) 

The Secret / https://youtu.be/Bb4SB2rCbGs 

To cleanse or not to cleanse? 

Ok. It’s day 1 of my 7 day cleanse and I feel motivated, determined and intrigued to see what changes I notice in myself.

 When I googled detox I had in my mind purely fruit, vegetables and juices. Luckily for me I found a website that promotes healthy weight loss which provides a list of food groups not limited to just fruit and veg juices which would make any one go insane past day 3 (day 1 for me). 

http://www.weightlossresources.co.uk/diet/detox/plan.htm 

On the website it has a food list of what you can and can’t have for rage next 7 days, plus meal and snack suggestions which is good if you are like me who doesn’t cook and wouldn’t be able to concoct a meal out of the approved foods. I’m only doing this detox because I feel like I need a boost in my weight loss journey and I’m hoping it will teach me self discipline when it comes to eating (I currently have no self control). I think this detox plan is good because you’re doing a healthy detox whilst getting all the nutrients your body needs.

Now if you are a meat lover or a fish hater then this detox may be hard for you because you are not allowed any meat but you can have fish as long as its fresh or canned in water (no brine, no oils). I love chicken and other meats but I will try and go a week with out which I don’t think I’ve done before. Plus I’ve read that many meat products including organic meat contains chemicals and antibiotics which can’t be good for any one (I need to do more research on this).

 I guess if you’re a vegetarian then this could possibly be your usual diet? I’m also allowed Quorn and tofu but I think I will avoid these because I don’t like meat substitutes and I avoid soya products due to the hormonal effects it has. 

It says you can’t have coffee but I currently need it due to my messed up sleeping pattern thanks to jet lag so I will have it occasionally and I never have more than 1 cup a day. I’m not allowed dairy apart from natural yoghurt which is fine for me because I don’t really like milk or butter (I love cheese though!). I make my coffee with almond milk and I’ve replaced white sugar with either honey or fruit syrup. 

Last night I joined the gym again (lol) and booked a box fit class for Tuesday evening, I hope I make it! I have a tendency to book classes and not show up but I’m going to push myself. My goal is to try and go to the gym 3 x a week which is pretty reasonable to start of with! I also plan to walk more where possible and weather permitting 🙂 

I hope this detox is the start of my road to success when it comes to my weight loss. At the end of the week I will let you know if I have lost any weight (no I’m not going to blog my current weight lol).
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A few items I bought for the detox


Side note; obviously if you have a medical condition or are taking medication check if you can do this detox with a professional!

Currently listening to Damien Marley – In 2 deep 

Can I buy motivation on Amazon?

So I’m still recovering from jet lag which has kind of hindered my plans to start eating healthy and working out right after my holiday. 

Unlike normal people before my holiday to Jamaica I did not work out and eat right in preparation of being in a bikini. I lacked motivation. Like many people in order to be really determine and motivated to go to the gym or go for a run and prepare healthy eating plans you have to be in the right place mentally otherwise it just won’t work. 

I feel like before my trip I was stressed for many different reasons and lacked motivation to change my lifestyle and even in my career, I felt like I was stuck. Since returning to London I have come back with a clear mind (jet lag fogginess will not stop me) and I am ready for change. Change in my career, a new creative outlet and a new way of living in the sense of diet and exercise. 

I quiet like walking and running I find it therapeutic but the gym is not my friend. I get disheartened and distracted. Last year I had a personal trainer who I shared with my friend and I found it really helpful and was happy with the results. 

So why did I stop?  I guess I got comfortable with the results I had achieved and instead of maintaining or progressing I became complacent. Complacently leads to falling back into old habits for me they are eating junk and just not being active. As well as having a negative effect on your body physically it can have a detrimental affect on your mental health. 

In April I had a rough time dealing with anxiety and it got so bad I was having panic attacks in public and had to seek medical advice – I believe this was due to a lot of things going wrong in the last 8 months leading up to April. Thankfully I have over come that with slight hiccups now and then. My point is that the balance of a healthy diet and exercise is really good for mind body and soul – mind and soul should never be ignored as it is connected to the physical and when one is out of sync nothing can run smoothly. 

In this fast paced world fuelled by the internet, social media and the never ending pressures of society we must take time to look after our whole selves . 

So now I feel calm and at peace it is a good time for me to get back to a balanced lifestyle and just be over all a happier person. 

I will take time to document my journey with the good and the bad, hopefully I can motivate people to make the changes they want in their lives. Positive vibrations to all X 


Ocho Rios, Jamaica 2017 

Currently listening to the Miseducation of Lauryn Hill -/ favourite song To Zion ft Carlos Santana 

Authentic Life. Real Chat.

It’s 2.36am in London and I am suffering from jet lag. This is all new to me. My sleep pattern is a mess and clearly I have no intention on trying to sleep.

I can hear the rain outside and I’m in a sleepy daze contemplating what to write. This isn’t my first blogging experience, I used to have the generic fashion and beauty blog years ago (since then deleted). I considered creating a new fashion blog this time round but the world is definitely not short of fashion and beauty blogs. I wanted to create something real and meaningful with honesty and depth. Whether people will get that from my posts who knows only time will tell but I will try and create authentic posts about real life, real issues and relatable topics.

It’s now 2.41 and I’m considering how I will get through work tomorrow, probably won’t. I will be a miserable bitch with a lower tolerance than usual.

Jet lag is a SOB

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