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MOTIVATION MONDAYS on EAST COAST FM morning show with Declan Meehan 11.30am

Every Monday on the show we cover a range of Health Coaching Topics to help motivate the listeners to use the wide range of TIPS for better, easy, self care.

From the show 30/11/2021

Today we looked at the results from THE CHRISTMAS CHOCOLATE DROP

65 People had signed up for this free course on Facebook and agreed to give up Chocolate, cakes, sugar drinks and basically all their sugary treats. One third of the participants completed the course and kept to the plan, another 3rd had one or two small slip ups and the rest dipped in and out as they found it very tough. I think it showed people how much of a pull this type of food has on us and also high lighted that sometimes we went for the choc because we were bored, frustrated, upset or even just because it was 11am and it was just a habit. We learned a lot from the 2 weeks and I am looking forward to running the 28 Day course in Jan where we will go all in!

From the show 15/11/2021

HYGGE

We had a chat about using this Danish philosophy to make our living spaces cosy for the winter months…this includes using neutral colours for cushions and throws, texture is really important and a lot of faux fur and knitwear is used for comfort.

Lighting is soft twinkle lights, candles and if you have the option a fire. If you don’t have a fireplace then using a tray and a cluster of candles can create the same optical illusion.

Trays are used when having a relaxing cuppa and a nice pot for your Tea/Coffee and cup/mug helps create the ambience. Lots of shag pile rugs on the floor will finish off the look and give you a haven to hibernate in during the colder months.

DE CLUTTERING can be fun for a lot of people, and for others it is really hard to get motivated. It can seem like such a big job that it is not worth even starting. To help with this I am going to post bite sized, clean/clear out challenges during the month of May to support you.

Turn up your music, or get your friends or family in on the challenges and turn it into something that will make you feel great!

If you feel like you are in a place where you would like a New start then this is a really practical way to get going… and who knows what you might find!

With the charity shops re-opening soon this is the perfect time to get rid of what you do not need, and it can raise money for a charity you like and make someone else happy…and lets face it anysort of re-cycling is also good for our planet.

Some of our De Clutter challenges so far…

From the radio show 5th July 2021 The Morning Show on East Coast FM

You can expand your hanger space by simply taking a ring from a can of lemonade and placing it over the hook on your hanger, that will allow you to hang another hanger to it but not take up extra hanging space in the wardrobe.It is also great for grouping some of your outfits…Jackets with trousers and shirts etc…

Also if you look at the box that holds your tin foil you will see 2 little markings on the side of the box, if you push them in they will work as a holder for the roll allowing you to use it more effectively.

We will be bringing you De Clutter Tips every Monday on the show at 11am to make sure you have a Motivational Monday.

  1. Take everything out of your wardrobe/s on their hangers and put them back in one hanger at a time,it allows you to know what you actually have in your wardrobe (we forget…) and also might prompt you to get rid of what you dont want.I do this once a month it has been a game changer.
  2. Go through your make up drawer/bag and check the dates, get rid of opened or out of date products.Wipe down and clean the containers on the make up you are keeping it will make your drawer/space feel fresher.
  3. Go through your computer/Tablet and clear out all pics,files,docs that you do not need.
  4. Clean the top of all your presses/wardrobes…it helps to wear a mask doing this and use a damp cloth or wipe.I also find something light Milton fluid bleach is great to use but remember if you are using bleach you need to protect your eyes and clothes especially if you are working on a surface that is over your head.

From the Motivation Monday piece on East Coast FM 14/06/2021

If you have a Handbag collection then dont forget you can always save space by storing the small/clutch bags inside the bigger bags. Also if you have cloth bags they will fold and fit into a bigger bag, this also helps the bags keep their shape.

If you buy some CLEAR plastic wallets/Small toiletry bags you can store your bag contents and this will keep the inside of your bag really clean and also you will be more likely to change over your bags for different events/occasions because you will just have to change over the clear bags and it will take no time at all!

If you have a broken bag drop into your shoemaker and ask them if they can fix it for you,it is a very inexpensive way to save a bag you love.

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