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RAW CHATTER - The Stuff That Matters!

RAW CHATTER - The Stuff That Matters!

By Vicky Midwood
Vicky Midwood - The Alcohol Addiction & Disordered Eating Eliminator, health, nutrition and lifestyle coach hosts this podcast where she talks openly and honestly about ALL aspects of staying healthy, fit and happy in ourselves and in our lives for as long as possible... No subject is taboo, or embarrassing from addiction to ageing, vomiting to VD If simple straight talking 'bout the stuff that matters is your vibe, grab a cuppa and join me for some raw chatter. **Trigger Warning** Some topics may trigger you especially around food or alcohol and weight, if so please switch off.
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Episode 24: Comparison, Body Image and Disordered Eating.
In this final episode of series 1 of the Podcast Raw Chatter- The Stuff that Matters! I am talking about comparison, body image, and how it can lead to a poor relationship with food and our body.  I also talk about the flawed education system and how we can take steps to change the fixed mindset that goes along with most disordered eaters and folks with poor self-esteem and low self-worth.  Series 2 will be out in September with some guest appearances!  Until then if you do need my help with your mental, emotional or physical health, with bulimia, emotional or binge eating, alcohol dependance or dealing with poor body image because of health issues, please do get in touch using one of the options below.  I wish you a fantastic Summer 2021 Warmly Vicky xx Book in for a 15 min chat with me here:https://vickymidwoodgofigurecoaching.as.me/chat Connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Connect with me on linkedin here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Follow me on Instagram here:https://www.instagram.com/vicky_gofigurecoaching/ WEBSITE: https://vickymidwood.com/ EMAIL: vicky@vickymidwood.com
21:40
July 25, 2021
Episode 23: Food, Feelings, Anxiety & Alcohol
In this episode i am sharing a training I did this week on Facebook and to a networking group on just why we feel we need to keep on using food or alcohol to help us manage life or just relax.  Why drinking in particular can actually make anxiety worse, and why stress eating is NOT your fault!  I also give you some simple steps at the end to consider to change things a stop at a time.  If you feel you resonate with anything I have shared today in this podcast please do get in touch, I'd love to have a chat with you to see how I can help.  Book in for a 15 min chat with me here:https://vickymidwoodgofigurecoaching.as.me/chat Vicky x If you prefer: Connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Connect with me on linkedin here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Follow me on Instagram here:https://www.instagram.com/vicky_gofigurecoaching/
39:09
July 18, 2021
Episode 22: Victim Mentality, could it be keeping you stuck?
In this episode I explore just what 'victim thinking' is, and why we may want to keep it.  I look at the common signs you or someone you know and love,  is thinking that way, and how it can be a real issues in relationships.  I also help you with some simple baby steps to get out of the habit of 'victim thinking' and yes, it is a habit, albeit often an unconscious one!  Vicky xx If you do need help shifting your thinking so you can stop using food or alcohol to cope with life, or to just numb out please do get in touch in one of the ways below.  Book in for a 15 min chat with me here:https://vickymidwoodgofigurecoaching.as.me/chat Connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Connect with me on linkedin here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Follow me on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/vicky_gofigurecoaching/
19:54
July 11, 2021
Episode 21: We're Focusing on the Wrong stuff!
In this episode I talk seriously about 'underlaying health issues' and why,  throughout this pandemic the government and the doctors advising them have MISSED every single opportunity to hammer home the BIGGEST factors that are causing our hospitals to fill up again.  The state of OUR OWN HEALTH.  Unless you truly live in a bubble, you and I are all being exposed to chemicals, persicices, fungicides, poor quality cheap food, too many grains (vis livestock) the ability to work and shop 24 /7 that affects circadian rhythm hormones, gut microbes and yes our IMMUNE FUNCTION.  There is possibly 1% of the population who does NOT have any underlying health issues (though I doubt even that!)  Poor Sleep, Poor Blood Sugar management, Stress, too many refined foods, poor hydration....ALL equal underlaying health issues and a therefore a potentially compromised immune system.  I will be offering a RESTORE program to help YOU finally get all of these issues that are in fact in your hands, on track so that if you are exposed to the new variant (and by the looks of what is happening we ALL are being) YOUR body can handle it.  Register as an Early Bird here: https://bit.ly/3jH7BEk Vicky xx Connect on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Connect with me on linkedin here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Follow me on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/vicky_gofigurecoaching/ Or book in for a chat with me via my website here: https://vickymidwood.com/programs
16:53
July 4, 2021
Episode 20: Stop Weighing Kids at School!
In this episode I may ruffle a few feathers, I talk about why its NOT a good idea to weigh our kids at at school (its coming back in this September)  You can OPT OUT as a parent and not let this be a part of your child's' school memories!  I talk about how WE as parents and adults need to educate OURSELVES on what 'healthy eating' really is and NOT fall for the clever marketing of low fat, sugar filled foods touted as 'Natural' or 'Good for you' Wise up folks!   Innocent smoothies and seed and honey packed bars are NOT doing your brain, mood. microbiome, immune function, hormone balance or  blood sugar levels ANY favours who-so-ever.  if you are offended by what I have to say, there we go, be offended. I am talking truth and my opinions. You may share them you may not and that's okay!   If you do feel you need some education on just what a health diet really means, not what society, media and big food want you believe it means, please do get in touch.  We owe it to future generations to help themselves understand how to stay healthy in a social climate that makes unhealthy choices way too easy to make, often without knowing it!  Vicky xx Connect on Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Connect with me on linkedin here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Follow me on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/vicky_gofigurecoaching/ Or book in for a chat with me via my website here: https://vickymidwood.com/programs
24:46
June 27, 2021
Episode 19: Why Willpower Sucks!
In this episode I talk about how using willpower to change my binge eating & vomiting and my drinking failed abysmally, and why it was willpower that kept me stuck in those habits for way longer than I needed to be!  I also talk about WHAT you need to do instead!  So if you have 'tried' and failed multiple time to use willpower to 'take back control' of your eating or drinking this episode is for you!  VIcky  Go check out my FB group and sign up to the weekly newsletter here:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/lifestyleISHEALTH Connect with me on linkedin here:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Follow me on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/vicky_gofigurecoaching/ Or book in for a chat with me via my website here:  https://vickymidwood.com/programs
18:07
June 20, 2021
Episode 18: The hidden connection that may be causing you to binge!
The sun is out and so are barbeques, nibbles with drinks and ice-cream!  All fun foods, but for those of you with 'allergic addiction' you may well find that you are struggling to sop eating or drinking once you start.  In this episode I help you to understand its not willpower and you are not 'bad' or broken!  Listen in and if what you hear resonates with you and you do want to reach out for 15 min chat or a 30 min consultation you can do that here:  https://vickymidwoodgofigurecoaching.as.me/ Vicky xx Alternatively you can Email me: vicky@vickymidwood.com Or Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Find me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/
15:22
June 13, 2021
EPISODE 17: My story that lead up to my drinking escalating...BIG TIME!
In this episode I talk about what lead up to the me ending up in the situation I was just before rehab (Episode 16)  The life events and my attitude and thinking.. If you do find you identify with anything I talk about ir just want to reach out and talk about what is going for you please use the links below.  **Trigger warning - I do talk about rape and bulimia as well as alcoholism and drugs NB: You can catch parts 2 & 3 about my eating issues going into anorexia / bulimia and more over in my Facebook Group  Lifestyle IS HEALTH!  https://www.facebook.com/groups/lifestyleISHEALTH Vicky xx Book a 15 min chat here: https://vickymidwoodgofigurecoaching.as.me/chat Alternatively you can Email me: vicky@vickymidwood.com Or Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Find me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/
29:03
June 5, 2021
Episode 16: It's my 16th Anniversary!
16TH EPISODE & 16 YEARS SOBER!  In this episode I share my before and after journey to AA and recovery, and a little of what I have learned over 16 years being alcohol free.  I talkabout DT's, my fears about going mad and staying that way and my belief that the UNIVERSE stepped in to keep me here so I can help others get over alcoholism and thrive not just survive!  IF YOU  feel you need help with your eating and /or  alcohol issues please do get in touch: Vicky xx Book a 15 min chat here: https://vickymidwoodgofigurecoaching.as.me/chat Alternatively you can Email me: vicky@vickymidwood.com Or Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Find me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Join my free Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/lifestyleISHEALTH
38:18
May 30, 2021
Episode 15: My story Part one...
In this episode I talk about the probable ROOT CAUSES of my issues and obsession with food and later alcohol.. I talk about how I  was a 'sweetie thief' and people pleaser looking to be accepted, praised, and 'made to feel' good enough by others even in infant school and the escalation into my first 'diet' as a 12/13 year old.  I was ginger haired, freckle faced stocky kid who just wanted to feel 'enough'....perhaps you can relate?  **Trigger I do talk about mental illness and domestic violence Part two will follow next week!  Vicky xx In the meantime, if you feel you need help with your eating or alcohol issues please do get in touch:  Book a 15 min chat here: https://vickymidwoodgofigurecoaching.as.me/chat Alternatively you can Email me: vicky@vickymidwood.com Or Find me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Find me on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Join my free Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/lifestyleISHEALTH
25:12
May 23, 2021
Episode 14: The A.R.T. of Transformation!
Do you want change your life, habits and thinking?  Or do you want to transform your identity and BE the person you say you want to be living a life that brings you a sense of joy, purpose & LOVE?  Listen to this episode to discover the A.R.T. of transformation, no matter what area of life your focus is on.  Principles over programs....  Programs there are many, Principles but few, Programs are always changing, Principles NEVER do!   Enjoy!  Vicky xx Connect with me here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Email: vicky@vickymidwood.com Website: https://vickymidwood.com/
16:41
May 16, 2021
Episode 13: Just What IS Mental Health?
Its Mental Health awareness week so I thought I'd talk about just what Mental Health means and why I don't like to separate the mental from the physical.  I share some insights into how you can look after your own mental wellbeing with lifestyle, the power of nature in managing stress and anxiety as well as finding 'serenity'.  I also talk about the confusion of some physical issues being cause for being given a mental health diagnoses and why talking about how you feel is so important.  If you feel you need to open up to someone confidentially please do reach out, keeping this stuff in won't make it go away or change it, share it with someone who won't judge, who will listen and hold space for you.  You can book a 15 min chat with me by clicking HERE Vicky xx Connect with me here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Email: vicky@vickymidwood.com Website: https://vickymidwood.com/
29:43
May 9, 2021
Episode 12: Why positive thinking is NOT the answer!
In this episode I talk about why POSITIVE thinking is NOT always possible or the best way for you.  I talk about what you REALLY NEED to help you do things differently, have a listen to find out what it is Trigger WARNING: I do talk a bit about my story and about trying to end my life as well alcohol addiction.  VICKY XX If you want to reach out and have a chat with me about overcoming alcohol addiction, anxiety, body image issues or disordered eating (bulimia, binge eating or emotional eating)   You can book a FREE consultation here: BOOK A 30 MIN CONSULTATION Connect with me here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Email: vicky@vickymidwood.com Website: https://vickymidwood.com/
20:54
May 2, 2021
Episode 11: Social Anxiety & you!
In this episode I talk about social anxiety, what causes it, how it affects you physiologically but also what YOU can do to change things.  Many of us now feel anxious going back out into social situations after being shut in door for months on end.  Our social skills have not really been needed and if you haven't really had the opportunity to practice social skills at all it can leave you feeling vulnerable and frustrated but also like there is something wrong with you.  Remember YOU are the thinker of you thoughts and YOU can think different thoughts when ever you like! You also don't know what other people are thinking....if you are telling yourself other people are thinking x,y,z about you - NEWSFLASH!  YOU aren't that important to them...and other people don't all think like you.  Let go of the focus on self and start to LISTEN to other people is social situations ask THEM questions and then you can make appropriate comments or simple listen without planning in your own head what you will say next... Socialising is a skill that needs practice, give yourself chance to do than in smaller groups before charging straight into big ones!  Being in larger crowds in NOT comfortable for many of us - me included!  So pick your times to travel if you can when things are quieter on buses , trains ot tubes, go shopping really early or late to avoid peak times and crowds and take the time to JUST BREATHE and give yourself chance to come down in the calmer parasympathetic 'rest and digest' part of your nervous system, YOU NEVER KNOW before long with practice and repetition you may find you look forward to those social occasions more than you thought you ever would!    If you need help with anxiety of stress please do connect with me and lets have a chat about I may be able to help you.  Vicky xx Connect with me here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Email: vicky@vickymidwood.com Website: https://vickymidwood.com/ (BOOK A 15 CHAT VIA THE HOME PAGE) 
19:03
April 25, 2021
Episode 10: Calling BS on the 3P's!
In today's episode I call BS on the 3 P's - Perfectionism, Paralysis and Procrastination  **Trigger warning - I do talk about bulimia and binge eating, anorexia and emotional eating As someone who never truly realised how trying to be perfect kept me repeating the self-destructive cycles of alcohol and food obsession and addiction and who is now helping others to do similar, I wanted to share with you why we are NEVER staying still. and why striving to be perfect just makes us miserable!  We are either moving towards or away from what we say we want, and perfection leading to procrastination and analysis paralysis does NOT keep us stuck, it takes us away from the success and recognition we so dearly crave!  Ego plays a role in perfectionism but not quite so much as fear.... The message is simple: BE  - HERE  - NOW  Take one step towards what you want,  instead of waiting until you have all outcomes and steps laid out in minute detail and start living in the day!  VICKY  **iF YOU FEEL YOU NEED SOME HELP OR JUST A CHAT... You can book a FREE consultation with me on anything to do with depression, anxiety, alcohol addiction, autoimmune issues or disordered eating please book in here: BOOK A 30 MIN CONSULTATION Connect with me here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Email: vicky@vickymidwood.com Website: https://vickymidwood.com/
20:33
April 18, 2021
Episode 9: The Mental & Physical CANNOT be Separated
In this episode I talk about the sad new that Nikki Grahame passed away from Anorexia after year of struggling.  I also talk about why we just must stop looking at mental and physical health as separate entities,  because if we don't more and more people with continue to be mi-diagnosed and them treated with medication or therapies that can make the misdiagnosis seem like the correct one!  My Mum's Hypothyroidism was NEVER diagnosed or treated, instead she was given a diagnosis of 'manic depression' now known as  'Bi-polar disorder' resulting in electric shock treatment and decades of taking a cocktail drugs that resulted in incontontience, permanent shaking, loss of nerve function, impaired immune function and muscle wasting.  She didn't live she just existed on drugs that killed her, what waste of a life!   A subject close to my heart then, and one that still leaves me with sadness that NOTHING is changing even though we have clear research available to anyone who care to look that the mental and physically are inextricably linked.  Simple lifestyle changes are the easiest first steps, hydration, nutrition,  daily fresh air and walking... If you feel you have underlying physical issues that may have been mis-diagnosed as a mental illness, ask for a second, third or fourth opinion from a holistic, functional or integrative health practitioner.  Vicky xx **You can book a FREE consultation with me on anything to do with depression, anxiety, alcohol addiction, autoimmune issues or disordered eating please book in here: BOOK A 30 MIN CONSULTATION Connect with me here: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Email: vicky@vickymidwood.com Website: https://vickymidwood.com/
14:13
April 11, 2021
Episode 8:Sorry, the truth is your Dr. Doesn't have ALL the answers....
In this episode I talk about WHY your GP or Dr. does NOT have all the answers. Don't worry I am not DR. bashing , I have total respect for what they do, the passion and drive, strength and resilience that everyone is showing during this on going pandemic is incredible!  BUT their training means they are not taught to join up the dots between nutritional deficiencies and mental health or behaviour issues,  inflammation created by stress and food sensitivity, toxins and chemical exposure with hormone imbalance or diabetes or signs of bipolar in someone with hypo/ hyper thyroid issues... I talk about whey they will always be 15 years or so behind current research UNLESS they choose to spend every spare hour they have reading research papers and attending summits and conventions to learn about current studies and outcomes and the awesome new discoveries in science in all areas of health, that are ongoing.  Fortunately people like me and my colleagues DO have the time to be current with scientific research, and to get a full health and life history from our clients!  Plus we get to spend more than 10 minutes with each person, meaning we get to root causation and don't offer quick fix medication or sticking plaster solutions to alleviate symptoms.  I hope you found this episode informative, if you would like a consultation with me on anything to do with depression, anxiety, alcohol addiction, autoimmune issues or disordered eating please book in here: BOOK A 30 MIN CONSULTATION The DIGESTIVE DETOX WEBINAR: To Eliminate Cravings & Release Weight Naturally I talked about in this episode runs on: Wed 7th April at 7.00pm  Sat 10th April at 2.00pm  CLICK HERE TO BOOK  Connect with me here:  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Email: vicky@vickymidwood.com Website: https://vickymidwood.com/
22:24
April 4, 2021
Episode 7: Change is as hard as YOU choose to make it!
In this episode I cover why we perceive change to be hard and I tell what you need to know to be able to counter that!  I talk about your Reptilian brain and survival being its priority, with anything being uncomfortable seen as a 'threat'  I also cover why buying a book, program or course won't 'make you change' or give you the results you were promised...you have to actually do the flippin' work!  This is an invitation to listen to why I recommend curiosity as being your secret to successful lasting changes and why you can CHOOSE how hard (or not!)  change is for you. Vicky xx  I'd love to connect:  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Email: vicky@vickymidwood.com Website: https://vickymidwood.com/
22:04
March 28, 2021
Episode 6: Abuse & Self Worth
In this episode I talk about emotional, mental and physical abuse  **Trigger warning I talk about rape & domestic violence"  iT IS NOT your fault mae or female is you have or are in an abusive relationship , but when it leads to abusing yourself too, its time to take responsibility... As I child I witness abuse and as an adult I allowed it, not anymore!  TALKING is crucial to getting out of the situation and stopping the brain washing.  Talking will help you to get out of 'victim' thinking and feel able to start taking responsibility for creating a new story and a better life.  Vicky xx If anything I have said in the episode has made you want to get help here are some links:  Womens aid: https://www.womensaid.org.uk/information-support/ Refuge: https://www.refuge.org.uk/get-help-now/recognising-abuse/ Runaway: https://www.runawayhelpline.org.uk/advice/emotional-abuse/ Connect with me here:  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Email: vicky@vickymidwood.com Website: https://vickymidwood.com/
18:01
March 21, 2021
Episode 5: Suicide & Suicidal thinking are NOT something to be ashamed of!
In today's episode I talk about another RAW CHATTER MATTER - that of suicide and suicidal thoughts.  As a person who has been there personally, having made 3 attempts at my own life and had family members who have tried and one who did succeed I am NOT embarrassed or ashamed to talk honestly about this subject....and neither should YOU be!  if someone is brave to say they are thinking that way, we need to hold off the judgments or solutions and LISTEN to their thoughts, feelings and fears.  Hold space for them to speak freely and then ask what if anything can you do to help?  If its around a specific issue a chat with relevant helpline is a great first step or reach out to Samaritans or Crisis.  Reach out if you are ready to just talk: https://vickymidwoodgofigurecoaching.as.me/chat If you want a free 30 minute Consultation use this link: https://vickymidwoodgofigurecoaching.as.me/EF30minconsult  Thanks for listening Vicky Midwood The Alcohol Addiction & Disordered Eating Eliminator https://vickymidwood.com/
17:32
March 14, 2021
Episode 4: Feeling the feelings....
In this Episode Vicky talks about FEELING THE FEELINGS  About then NOT being something that was discussed in the family. Partly down to age and a 'generational thing' but also because her parents and her parents' parents didn't speak about them either!  When feelings were shown by her or others, they would be judged or labelled  right, wrong, stupid or irrational. Feelings are the key to change Feelings are just FEEDBACK  Listen to the end and discover just what the actual names of feelings are how you can get feel more comfortable with, and reconnect to, YOUR own feelings.  Thanks for listening Vicky Midwood Connect with me on  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vicky_gofigurecoaching/   Website: https://vickymidwood.com/ Reach out for a quick chat:  https://vickymidwoodgofigurecoaching.as.me/chat If you want a free 30 minute Disordered Eating Consultation use this link: https://vickymidwoodgofigurecoaching.as.me/EF30minconsult 
16:25
March 7, 2021
Episode 3: It's Eating Disorders Awareness Week - Let's start talking!
In this Episode I talk about how my foods issues started and how I felt at INFANT school.  Why no one chooses to have a 'weird' relationship with food and how I used to wish to be like my friends who could leave half a Mars bar or 'forget to eat' because they were too engrossed in what they were doing! Dream on!!  I didn't want to be the 'big girl' the 'well built, stocky one' I wanted to be one of the thin ones, but even when I got to be thin, I still didn't feel better. It didn't give me what I hoped it would, in fact I was more miserable than ever!  Disordered eating is not about weight, but it is about weight. Its NOT about food, but it is about food,  IT'S NEVER just about ONE thing and it certainly is NOT black or white.  You don't have to have a full-blown recognised eating disorder to have issues with your eating and / or drinking and body image.  If it's affecting your life, your daily choices and ruling your every waking moment, it's time to start talking.  No judgement, we need to feel safe to talk about our feelings and behaviours without the guilt, shame and stigma around food or alcohol issues.  The pandemic has meant many many more people than ever before are struggling with food and eating, are you one of them?  If you are,  please start talking, to me, to someone like me or to a charity or someone you trust  Hiding what's happening and keeping those feeling in is adding to the guilt and shame and keeping you stuck and suffering, I don't want that for you!  Let's Start Talking more and more about this stuff and bring it out into the open.  It's not your fault, you didn't choose iit, but you can choose to do something about it.  Reach out if you are ready to just talk: https://vickymidwoodgofigurecoaching.as.me/chat If you want a free 30 minute Consultation use this link: https://vickymidwoodgofigurecoaching.as.me/EF30minconsult  Thanks for listening Vicky Midwood  The Alcohol Addiction & Disordered Eating Eliminator  https://vickymidwood.com/
27:15
February 28, 2021
RAW CHATTER -The Stuff That Matters: Episode2: Self-care IS healthcare!
This Episode ....is all about SELFCARE Yes it's term that's being bandied about everywhere these days so that often means we ZONE OUT about it, why?  Because social media has presented this crazy idea that its time consuming and expensive.... Yet it's VITAL to feeling in control of your life and your health  SELFCARE is NOT time consuming!  You don't need to put aside extra time,  it's simple and it's part of your daily lifestyle I cover physical, mental and emotional self-care and how YOU can EASILY make it part of your daily choices.  No beauty salons or hour long meditation sessions required - unless you want them to be part of YOUR selfcare practice, in which case  go for it and ENJOY every single second!  Vicky xx To get in touch with vicky personally please use any of the  links below; Website: https://vickymidwood.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ You can leave a voice message here: https://anchor.fm/vicky-midwood/message **Trigger warning** alcohol addiction and bulimia are mentioned in this episode.
19:51
February 21, 2021
Episode 1: It's NOT Your Fault!
In this first episode Vicky talks about feeling on an emotional roller coaster through lockdown and why trying to 'stay positive' is NOT realistic or helpful. **Trigger warning** alcohol addiction and bulimia are mentioned in this episode.  Stress and isolation, and feeling overwhelmed by being round the same people is totally normal right now - but it can have you heading for the bottle or the biscuit tin more often than you'd like!  She talks why that's definitely NOT your fault and what you can do about it.  To get in touch with vicky personally please use any of the  links below;  Website: https://vickymidwood.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicky.midwood/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vickymidwood/ You can leave a voice message here: https://anchor.fm/vicky-midwood/message
17:22
February 14, 2021