We all have certain behaviour patterns and habits that, if left unchecked, can in some way be toxic for the overall quality of life. Recognising them and having strategies in place to combat them, therefore, can only help to improve your mood, energy and help you live your best life.
Every day, we are all subjected to stress, and if we don't learn to handle it, we can quickly reach a point of general breakdown and burnout. Stress weakens the body and puts you at risk for certain diseases.
I would like to declare the word ‘Should’ toxic. It’s used way too often, and encites perfectionism and feelings of inadequacy. It’s thrown around everywhere these days, with social media making it even more prevalent. We are constantly bombarded with the word. You should eat more veggies, drink more water. You should exercise more, drink less I should look after my health more, and I should have 8 hours of sleep per day so I feel amazing every morning. The actual Oxford Dictionary definition says: It’s used to indicate obligation, duty, or correctness, typically when criticizing someone's actions. That’s where...
Getting six pack abs is perhaps one of the most common goals that the Insta-perfect are looking for. Realistically though, they are almost as hard to come by as unicorn shit. Ok, perhaps that is a slight exaggeration, but it is still difficult, if near impossible to attain. What is something to attain however is a strong core. It is a good idea to learn how to differentiate between the six-pack and the core, as knowing the differences between the two, you will be able to create a much stronger core, overall.