on the day you will need…

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And so… the day has finally come to complete those 21.1km! All my training has led up to this point.

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mental health: it’s connection with exercise and food

6 min read

Mental health is an aspect that needs to be considered when partaking in all activities including exercise and how you fuel your body for such with food. It can be challenging at times when imposter syndrome hurdles in and doubt overrides your goals to achieve what you’ve set out to do. This can be due to many things like hormones, feeling overwhelmed or lack of support, planning and having not accounted for small details. What do you do to manage your mental health?

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building a running routine

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Any activity can be daunting if you are not sure what you are doing, with a routine you are able to have guidance when working out. Prep and research is mostly essential with any action generally in life. Furthermore, it can be useful to have a partner, a running mate to help hold you accountable.

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getting your body ready for activity

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Your muscles contract and lengthen with every movement, in different groups and places. Before exerting any force on your body, you need to warm up. You also need to cool down after a workout, allowing your body to get back to normal levels.

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why I am doing The Vitality Big Half

I will be running again in The Vitality Big Half on Sunday 22nd August – less than 3 weeks from now – as we have all been affected by the ongoing pandemic, charities help people overcome adversity which is why I am running for The UK Sapphire Foundation. 

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I will be running again in The Vitality Big Half on Sunday 22nd August – less than 3 weeks from now – as we have all been affected by the ongoing pandemic, charities help people overcome adversity which is why I am running for The UK Sapphire Foundation

I am running and raising in The Vitality Big Half for The UK Sapphire Foundation
Please donate!
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flaxseed/linseed gel // #DIYwithDami // YouTube

A natural hair gel which is deceptively easy to make. This is the first time I have ever done this and I really cannot believe the results I’ve achieved, it’s time for me to throw out all my other gels. This is a lovely styling product that adds plenty of moisture to the hair.

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how to make a wig with a sewing machine // #DIYwithDami // YouTube

You’ll need:

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bleaching knots // YouTube

You’ll need:

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mother’s day embroidery hoop // YouTube

There can come a time where you’re short of money, but you can never be short of ideas! This is a simple (well it can be) way to give something sentimental and unique to a loved one. So, for this Mother’s Day I decided to give my mum a memento that showcases my creativity with this embroidery hoop. It ended up looking a bit juvenile but I’m mostly happy with the result. In the future I hope to learn an expanse of embroidery techniques to design plentiful hoops!

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refresh spray // YouTube

Watch as I demonstrate how I make and use this daily refresh spray for my natural hair and wigs!

What you need:

  • spray bottle
  • water
  • (rosewater/lavender) glycerine
  • leave-in conditioner
  • oils [olive, almond, jojoba, avocado, tea tree, black seed]
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