NEW YEAR, SAME ME, SLIGHTLY DIFFERENT APPROACH

new year, same me

Happy New Year!! Today marks the first day back at work for me! I had a trip with the lovely guys at Next booked in for right after the New Year (blog post coming soon!) so I decided to simply enjoy the experience and not panic that I was getting left behind by taking a few extra days off. Feeling pretty good about that choice, to be honest, it’s given me a few extra days to really get my head in the game and figure out what it is I want out of 2018. Now, I know people are quick…

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5 WAYS CYCLING WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

5 ways cycling will change your life

I’ve been cycling for around 4 years now and despite being a bit late to the game, I honestly can’t imagine my life without it. In fact, I really struggled to keep this post to just ‘5 ways cycling will change your life’, there are so many more ways! If you’re a regular Break The Loop reader, you’ll know that we recently moved out of London, from Brixton to Hertfordshire and I feel beyond lucky to be able to throw on some kit, grab my bike (this one, in case you were wondering…) leave my house and be on winding country…

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FESTIVE FEASTING

festive feasting with Clif Bar

Festive feasting – Christmas (and the month leading up to it) can get a little wild in the food and drink department. It’s estimated that people consume over 6000 calories on Christmas day alone and my guess is that it’s the same again on boxing day. In the grand scheme of things, it’s not a big a deal, IF those eating habits are left at Christmas and not continued on into the New Year! However, whilst I’m all for throwing caution to the wind and counting Terry’s chocolate orange as one of my 5-a-day over the festive season, as a part-time athlete,…

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5 TOP TIPS FOR A CHRISTMAS DIGITAL DETOX

5 top tips for a christmas digital detox

I know everyone and their dog is saying this but I can’t quite believe it’s almost Christmas! 2017 really has gone by in the blink of an eye, hasn’t it? If, like me, you have spent a large part of 2017 surgically attached to your tech (come on now, be honest), why not take the next few days, the next couple of weeks even, and enjoy a Christmas digital detox. It’s a widely accepted opinion that most people need to spend less time on their phones but for those of us working in the digital industry, scrolling through Instagram, replying to…

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