Lorna

Keeping Fit During Winter

As the winter is almost here, it can be really hard to find the enthusiasm to want to go out and workout. It’s usually absolutely freezing (over here anyway) and I know I would rather be curled up on the sofa in a blanket with a warm drink. I’ve found out though that even with my illness, I do need to workout in some way or another. When I am sedentary for a number of days and I’m not feeling too well, I end up feeling worse and my digestion becomes sluggish as well, so I need to do some…

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Beauty

My 6 Tips For Younger Looking Healthy Skin

My 5 Tips For Younger, Healthy Looking Skin I’ve mentioned before that a common question I get asked quite regularly is always about my age. Nobody believes that I’m 28 when I give my age, which can be quite frustrating at times, but I know in the future it will be a good thing. I’ve always grown up with younger looking skin and facial features as I’ve always come across as younger than I am, which has been more of a hindrance than a good thing so far, but I know that will change in time. Hardly any of you…

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Lorna

Gua Sha With The Hayo’u Method

You may remember that I spoke about Katie Brindle and The Hayo’u Method in a previous post, speaking about rituals and breathing techniques that you can do to control stress and health issues. I went in depth about the illness I have been through since I was a baby and how we have been working together to undo all of the damage that’s been done. As I’m documenting the journey, the next thing I’ve been learning with Katie is how to do Gua Sha. What’s that? Let me tell you! Gua sha, translated from Chinese into English means to scrape…

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Lorna

My Health & The Hayo’u Method

I’ve shared a lot with you in the past about my health and as the months go by, I think it’s important to keep you updated on how things are changing for me and progressing. I got the lovely opportunity to meet Katie Brindle, the founder of the HAYO’U Method and speak to her about my life, my issues and more. Katie is a Chinese physician (read her story here), but her focus isn’t just on acupuncture or a lot of weird herbs like most people think Chinese medicine is. Katie works with us to help us understand our bodies,…

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Lorna

5 Lazy Ways To Stay Healthy

I’m touching on a subject that’s very close to my heart at the moment – health. You all know that I’ve struggled over the past year with different problems on top of the M.E and trying to do the normal ‘eat healthy and exercise a lot routine’, which just isn’t something that I can do. I wanted to put together a list of 5 lazy ways to stay healthy, just little changes you can make during your day to make sure your body gets the best it can from your current situation. If you’re ill and unable to do much…

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