life in the fasting lane

Categories: diet, Health, Lifestyle, and Women.

I survived the fasting! The drive to a better me is going….well….pretty well. The first week and 2 fasting days later and I’ve survived.  Actually it was not quite as difficult as I thought it would be.  I didn’t feel as hungry but, my energy levels definitely dipped.   I started the first day with lemon water and barley grass
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the raw truth

Categories: Health, Lifestyle, and PR.

The Pure Sharon Scott I have recently embarked on a different kind of food regime advocated by a new client, Robyn Randolph co-founder of Pure Healthy Way.  Pure 5:2 incorporates eating a mainly raw diet and intermittent fasting. Robyn recommends eating phytonutrient, raw, unprocessed, enzyme rich food which should result in the perfect weight, renewed health and more vigour.  Sounds
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Shoes – Pleasure and Pain

Categories: Beauty, Lifestyle, and Women.

  In one of those ‘inspired moments’ I paid a visit to the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, which, just happened to be hosting an exhibition about shoes – Pleasure and Pain. Hot on the heels (sorry!) of this visit came the TV programme about Christian Louboutin and his shoe empire (see http://bit.ly/C4Louboutin ) an insight into how “a simple
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the numbers game

Categories: Health, Lifestyle, and Women.

It’s all about the numbers What you should weigh; what your ideal blood pressure should be; what your cholesterol should be?  Just how many passwords and codes do we have to remember now? Keeping your mind sharp as well as your body fit and healthy is vital for a long life. Women are reported to be in their prime at
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water lot of fuss

Categories: Lifestyle and Travel.

    It’s water guys….admittedly it’s rather unusual #water, but water nevertheless! This hasn’t however stopped the industry from growing like Topsy did. I tripped in to another example of the water business today, when one of my ‘industry alerts’ told me of the innovative menu at the Merchant Hotel in Belfast. It’s fantastic hotel which caters for the exclusive
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hair – your crowning glory

Categories: Beauty, Health, and Lifestyle.

First Impressions Why are women obsessed with their hair?  Generally if your hair looks good you feel great.  Good, healthy hair makes such a difference to the way a woman feels.  We all know what a ‘bad hair day’ feels like!   Hair is also key to our emotions – it has sexual connotations!  It’s almost always visible and seen
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Natural Wellbeing

Categories: Health and Lifestyle.

          We all instinctively know that natural is best – from what you cook and eat to what you use on your body but, just how far should we take “the natural way”? There’s a risk in evangelising anything these days of course! Take a look at some of the problems that causes in the world…
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Embrace The Age You Are

Categories: Beauty, Health, Lifestyle, and Women.

Face The Facts Commotion’s Sharon Scott tries to get in to the psyche of why certain people want to change their physical appearance – to disguise the age they are. Some of them go to truly extreme lengths to have plastic surgery and some (as you’ll see here and elsewhere) have some extreme results!   Why is it that people
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the billion pound body

Categories: Beauty, Health, and Lifestyle.

The body care market – back to basics The UK body care market is growing rapidly year on year.  Consumers demand more from their products and for their money.  Figures vary depending which monitoring agency you buy from, but one bandied around values the UK market-place at an eye-watering £17 billion – of which £7 billion in 2013 was from
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sleep can help your skin

Categories: Beauty, Health, Lifestyle, and Women.

It’s official – sleep can help you with an effective skincare regime It was always something our mothers and grandmothers knew but we do seem to have forgotten just how beneficial it can be.  We have such busy lives and spend our days rushing from pillar to post with our minds full of a hundred different thoughts we barely have time
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