Monday, 18 January 2016

Photo shoot in London

GCSE time in our house.  This means many things!

"Mum I need to get this.  Mum can we go there."

Recently, to my delight, Nathan told me he needed photos in London.

St pancras

I love London.  I love Photography.  We took the tripod,  both DSLR cameras and set off on the train for the short journey into London.

Getting arty with sharp lines!

Eros, Picadilly Square

Man it was so so cold.  We had to stop and shoot, then walk fast to get the blood pumping to warm us up.  Stand and shoot again.  Yet it was fun.  I had to remember this was Nathans project and I must let him see the things and how to adjust the camera to get that shot.

Picadilly Circus

The Mall, leading to Buckingham Palace

While he was busy setting up the camera angles, settings and focus, I would take a similar shot just on my iPhone.  These I share with you here.  


Typical Usher photograph

Buckingham Palace statues

If I am lucky enough I may be able to get my hands on those photos he has taken and share them with you here.  Just to show that the image in front of you is one thing, using the technology to make it even more beautiful is another.

I love the fact that we are all now budding photographers these days.  Prior to having our phones as cameras, pictures were becoming a thing of the past.

Do you love surfing and nosing everyones photos?

I sure do!

The sun catching the London Eye and Big ben

The Queens home at sunset

Typical london. Red phone box and Big ben

As the light began to fade, we saw the start of the Golden Hour.  A time where typically you see photographers setting up the best shots.

The London Eye and River Thames

Creepy or Fun?

My son taking his photos
Super proud of my children.  They turn 16 soon.  I simply cannot believe where that time has gone.  We are going to have a lot of fun celebrating their birthday. Lots and lots more photos to come for those ones.  Make sure you hop back to check those out!

Meanwhile sending much love as always

Louise xoxo

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

I'm changing things with blogging - you can too!

Do you want to change things with blogging?

I've already wished you all a happy new year.  But how is your 2016 going so far?  Do you have a feeling this year will be all you wished for?

If not, why not?

Likelihood is,  you aren't taking the action steps needed to get into the flow and create the belief that you need and want to make your 'dreams come true.'

You know me.  For years now I have been learning little nuggets of information:
* Being blown away with the information

* Deciding to store that knowledge away in my headspace

* Share it here with you guys

* Little by little allowing it to change my beliefs.

The Law of Attraction is a funny ol' thing.  It's almost like a staircase.  You go up the first step and then onto the next.  The book "The Secret" may have you believing you just 'jump' straight to the top.  Yet I know through experience that it definitely is a journey.  And this is the great part!

Initial euphoria of thinking 'wow I can do anything' has settled down (taking a few years though) and now I am left with the true inner peace and knowing that all I have learnt these past few years have brought me to this place of finally believing.

Suddenly I can see people all around me doing what I would love to be doing as my living.  People who are making a difference and making a living doing it.  You've heard this so many times through loads of 'woo woo' stuff and even subscribed to the newsletters.  Yes, me too.  This is definitely not a criticism.

Yet the 'click' or the Aha moment as Oprah calls it has happened for me very recently.

How? What happened?

I found a group of like minded people quite by accident and I listened to what they were speaking about.  They had a mentor who was talking basic lingo.  Giving them practical steps to take.  Leading them to a place that with hard work and dedication they could too make their living making a difference.
No mention of meditation or visualisation (I DO still believe in all that, totally).  This was refreshing.

I naturally visualise and meditate every day now.  Perhaps we have to learn that first before we can take action on those steps.  Now, don't get me wrong, I thought I was taking action.  But it wasn't with that determined 'knowing' that Tony Robbins speaks of.

So what changed?  I joined a FREE Facebook group full of like minded people who were showing me what they were doing.  None of them bragged, or talked figures, yet I could tell by the interest they were getting in their blogs that they were where I want to be in three years time.
From there, I learnt lots.  Then I decided to invest in myself.
Already, I have learnt so much more about Keywords, driving traffic, using social media (and I thought I already knew a lot).  I'd realised that now is the time to make this investment in myself and my future business.

Skyrocketing at a speed I could never have achieved without this new knowledge, I'm thrilled and excited for the future.

Why do I want this?  Please subscribe to my blog to find out my story next time and why I HAVE to make it work.  Without question.

Wishing you much love as you head into your dream year of 2016.

Louise xoxo

Saturday, 2 January 2016

Want to get life goals on track? Out of your head and onto paper!

If you are like me, you have massive goals for 2016.

Plus, you like making lists and writing stuff down in order to get things away from being Mrs Spaghetti Head (or Mr).

Taking the bull by the horns I have just ordered the most gorgeous planner for this year.  I previously thought it would have been expensive but it was only £14...ish.  Take a look 

Let me know if you order yours and how you get along with it. I will blog more about it so make sure you follow along on this blog and my youtube as I will create a video review for you.

Once again, see the link here

Wishing you the best in health, happiness and goal setting this New Year

Louise xoxo

Thursday, 24 December 2015

Happy Christmas to my wonderful readers

I am awake early. As usual. 

Today I'm excited. I love Christmas Eve!

Later on today I shall be periscoping some of my kitchen activity as I cook for Christmas! Join me!

Next year sees some amazing changes for me in my life. I'm very excited to share a blog post with you next year. Letting you into some deep stuff from this past year and announcing what 2016 holds. 

You won't want to miss it! It can change things up for you!

Wishing you THE most wonderful Christmas and sending my gratitude to you for being my reader. 

Much love

Louise xoxo

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Why you need vitamin D at this time of year

Yesterday we saw the shortest day of the year here in the north.  Some celebrate the solstice.
Some chase around for last minute Christmas gifts.

All the while, your dear body is taking care of everything just the best it can.  Renewing cells,  fighting off infections and viruses and protecting you constantly.

What our bodies cannot do is the impossible.

During the months of October and March we simply do not have enough sunshine to help us out properly.


Yes,  we need vitamin D in our bodies and the best way to get this is from the sun.  This might well not be a surprise to you.  You may know this already.  In the summer months we can get a little sunshine each day and naturally make the vitamin D we need.  So what do we do in the winter?

Often, the best way to ensure you don't suffer from a deficiency is to take a Vitamin D supplement*.  You know me, I do like all molecules going into the body to be the best they can be and I have found this little gem which is free from all the stuff I personally need to avoid.

After trying out this product and speaking to my friends at Epsilon life they have given me lots of information about their wonderful product.  If you click below you can see the reviews on Amazon which are pretty impressive I must say.  

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So what would taking Vitamin D supplements mean for you?

If you suffer from any of the following, it may be worth visiting your GP to get your vitamin D levels checked.  You might just need a simple supplement which is such a minimal investment in terms of finance and it could make the world of difference.

Fatigue and tiredness.
Muscle cramps and spasms.
Erectile disfunction.
Light headedness.
General aches and pains.

Yes the body is a miracle.  Every time I revisit information on the cell and biochemistry, I am blown away.  While nothing is a substitute for a well balanced diet and doing things 'au natural' we occasionally need some help.

Speaking with Epsilon they gave me this extra information:
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New year is just around the corner (my birthday too!). I know we all like to make health a priority and if you order today, you will be ready to go on January 1st when you feel fresh and new and ready to make a difference to your health and your life.

Of course, I will be here to hold your hand every step of the way!

Wishing you the very best in health

Louise xoxo

Sunday, 20 December 2015

Christmas week - watch this video of what I've been doing!

How are your Christmas plans and preparations going?

Are you excited?

We are so excited in this house. Christmas eve I am going to have a major cooking session in the kitchen.  I do love to cook.  However,  these days life dictates that we just simply 'throw something in the oven.'  I shall be making a gluten free, vegetarian lasagne with homemade potato salad and coleslaw.  YUM.
My nutrition channel is starting to really take off over on youtube.  I've gained more followers this week than ever before so the only way is up!

I feel 2016 will see a wonderful year for me of making dreams come true and getting life really going in the direction I want to go.  This year hasn't been bad at all but it has been  period of healing for me and massively doing some inner work.  See this post about anxiety here.

With more and more blog sponsorships coming through, I am beginning to realise the dream that my passion can actually become my job too.  Awesome!

This week just gone I have Vlogged my activities and ramblings.  We have seen some amazing things. It is my dream to clock up 500 subscribers on my VLog channel so please please come over and subscribe.  keep up with all my news this way!

Of course I hope to pop back in before the big day but time goes crazy doesn't it! If I don't send you good wishes nearer the day please accept my virtual love through the screen and have the most wonderful Christmas.

Love as always

Louise xoxo

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