Healthy Life

Self care is one of the most important focuses of A Life Loved – explore these pages to learn more about activity and exercise, spirituality, health and wellbeing, self love and personal improvement.

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Mental Health Awareness Week

‘Just ‘cause you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it isn’t there’. These are lyrics from Linkin Park’s ‘One more light’, which, having learned about their front man, Chester Bennington’s tragic death by suicide, become only more…

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Health and Fitness the Aussie Way

5 simple measures to encourage the enjoyment of living and eating healthily

I lived in Sydney, Australia for six years. During that time I learnt a thing or two about health and fitness the ‘Aussie way’. Living and eating healthily over there is truly a lifestyle – a…

3 min

10 Top Self Care Tips

Making sure you look after you

I’ve seen the term ‘self-care’ pop up a lot of late, but what does it actually mean? My initial thoughts were that is was to do with allowing and giving time for yourself, guilt free…perhaps it…

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Migraine Variant Balance Disorder: My Experience

How yoga and meditation changed my life forever

Hello, I’m Charli, a British based wedding photographer. I am from Kent and adore the countryside and the smell of freshly cut grass. I love nothing more than spending time in nature and finding gratitude in each…

8 min

Maternal Mental Health

Mental health awareness for mums

I have written and rewritten this article more times than I care to admit, but the main reason is I really want to get this right. This week is perinatal mental health awareness week and that…

9 min

Learning to Love Exercise

Exercise is a celebration of what your body can do, not a punishment for what you ate

I really love exercise. If I could, I’d spend most of my time doing some form of it and mostly outdoors in the open. I’m utterly useless at technical sports since I lack almost all hand-eye…

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My Journey with Depression, Stress and Anxiety

Mental Health Awareness

The beginning I can’t remember exactly when I first noticed that I had a tendency to feel anxious and depressed. By writing this I am taking a mental journey back in time – this is what…

15 min

How to Feel Happy and Healthy in Spring

Sustainable wellbeing and self care + details of an innovative new virtual wellbeing retreat

Hello, my name is Lizzie, and I’m the founder of State Of Liberty. Having previously shared ways to improve your wellbeing in winter, today I’m focussing on the arrival of spring. In Traditional Chinese Medicine there are…

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The Non-Runners Guide to Training for a Marathon

From zero to 26.2

Since about forever, I’ve categorised myself in the ‘non-runner’ category. Running was for other people. The ones who sprung around pavements like human gazelles. The ones who thought a running club was a nice way to…

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