Size is Just a Label

Size is just a label

What size are you? That’s a loaded question. I can tell you that I’m not a size. It’s not how I define myself and defining your self worth on a size is a very negative thing to do for your psychological health. I wear clothing that has size labels inside, and I van tell you […]

It’s My 5:2 Fastiversary

Imogen Lamport 52 diet

One year ago today I started on my 5:2 Way of Eating (I don’t call it the D word) and today I’m around 15kg lighter and a whole lot healthier.  I’ve written about how I’ve done it and what it is here. When I started, I was on cholesterol medication (my whole family is on it […]

Should You Keep It or Bin It?

Young woman is sorting out her laundry at home

In the discussion that goes on on the Evolve Your Style Facebook page, frequently there is talk of whether or not a garment should be kept or let go (to a new home of some sort). One of the great things about the Evolve program is that it gives you a chance to really assess all […]

When is it Too Much?

Iris Apfel quote

Being a “young”, older woman, I am very interested in this age group. I would love to see this covered in great detail, maybe as regards to makeup , clothing and jewellery. e.g. When is it “too much”? I do LOVE to wear bling, but, when is it OVERDONE? I hope you enjoy your posts […]

How to Make Stress a Positive Force in Your LIfe

I found this TED talk the other day and was blown away by the research and the findings. It’s all about stress and how you perceive it and therefore how it affects you. This is a MUST watch! Turn you stress into a positive force

Your Body is Your Paintbrush and Other Weekend Reading

Body image

Your Body is Your Paintbrush Not Your Masterpiece – I love this article and it’s a great reminder of how valuable your body is and why you should treat it well. Interested in the psychology of fashion?  Here are some interesting facts. Sal at Already Pretty discusses why caring about your appearance is part of self-care […]

What It’s Like to Be an Introvert and Other Weekend Reading

I’m an introvert. In fact if you know about Myers Briggs Psychological Typing, I’m and INTJ. I find crowds difficult. I prefer one on one or very small groups when interacting. Sure I’m happy to get up and speak to hundreds of people, but I need you to come and talk to me afterwards, don’t […]

How We Really Need to Think about Weight Loss and Other Weekend Reading

Why are we scared of feeling hungry

The other day I was talking to a client about weight loss.  She mentioned how she was in the process of losing weight, using a system of pre-packaged foods, but she felt hungry all the time, so was finding it really hard.  Given that this company advertises that you won’t feel hungry, as do many […]

How to Give Yourself a Face Lift with Colour

Face lift with colour

  Sometime ago I created a video that shows you how to get rid of your double chins.  Last week during our colour analysis training I was showing our students how black creates shadows around the jaw and creates a double chin and they were amazed at what a difference the colour made to the […]

Not Aging, Evolving

A green two-way street sign pointing to the Past and Future

Aging most commonly is seen as  negative and gets a really bad rap.  We usually don’t see aging as a positive word, yet so many great things come with age. I love that as an adult I get to make so many choices about how I live my life.    Aging has given me more […]