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One simple thing to keep your mind & body in a great place this winter

IF you’re feeling lazier now the temperature has dropped, you’re not alone. Shorter days mean less sunlight, so your brain produces more melatonin, which means you tend to feel more fatigued.   Even the fittest, most dedicated exercise fan can have a hard time in winter.  Longer evenings and the cold makes it harder to get out …

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Irene proves that if you believe you can – then YOU CAN!

WITH the nights drawing in and the weather getting a bit colder, autumn can be a difficult time for emotional eaters.  Slimpod obviously helps hugely with helping to unravel the patterns of behaviour that get triggered at this time of year but some people with deeply-ingrained habits can turn to food for comfort. So I thought I’d lift you …

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Is autumn making you eat more – and if so, what should you do?

A LOVELY poet once described autumn as the season of “mists and mellow fruitfulnesss.” John Keats could have added that for many people, autumn’s also the prime time for reverting to comfort food and falling off the wagon. Only yesterday I spoke to a lady who confessed that she hates this time of year because …

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Why you must be patient if your weight loss hits the plateau

Something I often hear from members of my Slimpod community is this:  “I’ve been doing so well with my weight loss but now I’m panicking because I’ve not lost anything for a while’.  So today on the blog it’s all about the dreaded plateau. We’re all familiar with the story if we’ve ever been on …

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Here’s the most uplifting Slimpod story I’ve seen in a long time

SOMEONE emailed the other day to ask what we meant on our website when we described the Slimpod as being about “holistic wellbeing.” Surely, it’s just a way of losing weight, she wrote. And that made me think of Slimpodder Chris Archer, a fabulous lady who at the age of 70 is thrilled that Slimpod …

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Are you sucked into the pleasure trap by food that isn’t food at all?

SUGAR is such an emotive subject.  Whenever I post a blog or host a live chat about the dangers of sugar it promotes huge conversation about whether it should be cut down or cut out. This then Instantly promotes more discussion with people saying “But if you cut down on sugar or cut it out, that’s …

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