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February Challenge – Single Ingredients

Goodbye January, Hello February. So, every month as part of Fit Mind Matters, I always set myself a challenge (although this last year or so has not been the norm). I remember back a few years ago, writing down every month and beside it…
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Some Health Tips

Hello there everyone and Happy New Year (if I can still say that in mid-January). A few days ago I sat down to write a list of a few tips I've learnt over this past 22 years working in the health and fitness industry (and life in general).  These…
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Marble Hill ‘Me-Time’

  Beside the sea is my favourite place to be. -Unknown I love being around people who energise me, and I do my best to do the same in return. However, there comes a time when my energy levels run low, and I know I need to take…
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The (Pedal) Power of Unexpected Friendship

Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: 'What! You too? I thought I was the only one.' - C.S. Lewis Generally, I enjoy spending time alone, and I believe that it's healthy to be content in your own company.…
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Don’t Know What to do with Your Life? That’s Ok

I remember the song "Everybody's Free (To Wear Sunscreen)" by Baz Luhrmann coming out in 1999/2000 and absolutely loving it. It was totally different to anything I ever heard before. If you haven't heard this song then please go and listen…
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Too Much News

What Do I Mean by Too Much News? Simple, It's Everywhere We Look. Is That a Bad Thing? Considering that most news is bad then in my opinion YES! Do you ever notice when watching a news programme that all of the stories are negative,…
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It Has Been A While

Our last blog was on April 10th 2020. I'm sure you can agree that's quite a while to go without posting. 413 Days to be exact. Even the time difference between Podcasts was quite long - July 2020 with No Podcast until March 2021. Why? To…
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Podcast Episode | Health and Happiness in Copenhagen

Today Karen is in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen enjoying the peace and tranquility of the Royal Danish Horticultural Society gardens. She also talks through answers to questions she asked Rain Burkeen, a personal trainer based in SATS BLOX, on health,…
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Abseil Europa Hotel Belfast for AWARE NI

Abseil Europa Hotel Belfast for AWARE NI   Ah sure Why Not? Today I decided to take part in the Abseil Europa Hotel for AWARE NI on Sunday 20th May. AWARE deliver mental health and well being programmes into communities, schools,…