Today is just going to be a quick little entry. I just thought I would spread some motivation as I am really feeling it today.
So i'm sure you're probably used to not being as motivated in these times, which is completely understandable because we can't go out with freinds, to the gym, to activities, and often these things really make a big impact on how motivated we feel, I know for sure that i've struggled a little bit and have often found myself stuck in a vicious circle, but how do we tackle this situation head on?
A good thing to do is to take a more structured approach to your everyday life right now, because not much is going on we can pretty much predict when we are free and when we are not, this makes it 100x easier to start getting yourself into a routine, you can start simply, for example give yourself a time to wake up, times for your meals/ studying/ sleep etc. The basic nececcary tasks for your day will then be accounted for and you can ensure that you are doing them. I know this seems a bit of a slow place to start, but without these essential tasks your very unlikely to be motivated enough to more activities to your daily routine.
Remember that it's also important that if you want to build your motivation that you should do it slowly and sustainably, otherwise if you jump head first into the ideology of suddenly doing the most from lounging around on your bed all day, as much as I would love to see that happen, it's just too much at once and the plans will crumble, so if your moving too fast just sit down and reflect, give yourself a reality check and remeber that this something you want to build up slowly.
You can find so many templates on Google for weekly routine planners, I always use these because it helps me track what i've done, I just tick off as I go along and it's actually quite satisfying.
Give it a try! print one out, personalize it and see how you get on, it's always worth a try...
P.S. This was just a quick little into into how I cope with motivation, there's lots of other ways and i'm thinking to make a small stream of posts about this so let me know if this is helpful!
Hello beautiful people, I know it's been a while! I'm so sorry for not being very present, I have been very busy with uni, which is going really well at the moment and I am really enjoying the course. I love the modules in my degree!
Anyways, moving on... I thought today I would share with you guys the reason why I have been all about coconut water recently, I'm genuinely obsessed with the stuff, not only does it taste delicious and refreshing, the list of health benefits goes on and on.
There are also various research projects that suggest coconut water can decrease cholesterol, prevent heart disease, kidney stones and can fight against diabetes. These statements are not officially confirmed as the studies are not reliable enough, however they do indicate that ingesting coconut water does have these benefits and there is no counter argument to prove that they do not! I'm sure these claims will either be confirmed or dismissed sometime in the near future!
Another thing that I wanted to add is that drinking coconut water doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg! I buy mine from Asda and I always go to one of their big supermarkets because I know that they will have it there in their 'free from' section. It only costs me £1.65 for a one litre carton of 100 percent pure coconut water. Which is much cheaper than the 1 litre Vita Coco option that they have in the fridge area that costs £3.50. So if you do go to buy some make sure your not unnecessarily spending extra money!
So give it a try, and see what you think... Do you agree with me? Personally I can't get enough of the the good stuff! I always have a glass in the morning, I either shove it my Nutribullet blender with a bunch of fruit and veg or just drink it alone, both taste amazing btw!
Currently i'm enjoying my long summer in Spain, the weather is beautiful, food is amazing and parties are crazy. One thing that I've enjoyed the most was visiting a small village called Manillva. I first visited this place in the beginning of summer, when I was on holiday with my family. My boyfriend recommended that we go there as it wasn't too far from where we were staying, and we had rented a car, so could get there easily.
When I told the others about this place they were really exited and all agreed that we should go.
The name of the place we visited is called Los Banos de la Heidionda. It was a series of naturally occurring sulphur water baths, there was also a wall where you could scrape mud off and spread on your skin to make a mask. The water was bright blue because of the sulphur and there was loads of animals and insects looming about.
When we arrived we went straight into the water, it was pretty cold, this is because the water here comes straight from the ground. One of the first things I noticed was that it smelt pretty bad, if I could use two words to describe the smell it would be "rotten egg", but that's because of the sulphur.
After taking a dip we went to scrape off the mud from the wall and proceeded to spread it over our bodies. There were quite a few other people there, it seemed to be a popular destination for locals to have a day out, however the area was still very secluded and sort of in the middle of nowhere.
After letting the mud dry in the sun we dipped back into the water to clean it off of our bodies. Our skin was so soft afterwards and we all had a really great time.
Since my first visit to the baths, I've been back a few times as currently I am visiting my boyfriend in Malaga, however we have been to the baths to visit some of his family nearby on vacation, so I've been able to get a few more natural spa sessions in!
My name is Olivia Marks and I am a beauty blogger form the UK, I am currently at University studying business entrepreneurship and innovation. I love to write about makeup and skincare and this is my little space on the internet where I can share with you guys what I think about certain products, new finds and loads of other things.