beating stress

How de-stressing can help you lose weight

As the summer in the UK is looking to be a long and hot one, many of us are turning our attention towards how we can lose weight and get fit in time for the beach holiday. But there's one pretty large obstacle that we should all be aware of...stress. We’ve all experienced it…that surge of butterflies in the stomach, the quickening heart rate, the dry mouth, the sweats and heightened senses…yes that familiar feeling when stress takes hold. Sometimes we can manage stress, in fact a degree of stress can keep us going and at other times it can get a little too much for us to cope with. And, while we think we can manage our surges of stress there are other crucial factors at play that we should all be aware of….stress can lead to increased body fat. There are some key reasons that stress leads to weight gain, but don’t worry, here at Calmer Sea we’ve got strategies that will help you to manage them and lose weight: (more…)

beating stress

7 ways to build positivity into your daily routine

Our mood has an impact on everything, from our health to how we handle difficult situations, and building a positive mindset can help take you towards your goals. Creating more positivity in your life doesn’t have to mean big changes that disrupt your usual routines, it can be cultivated with simple, quick practices that you can incorporate instantly. If you’re eager to boost your positivity, these seven steps could be just what you need to get started on the right path. (more…)