July 2019

Tara Hammett - Fish Pie

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‘You are what you eat’

Fish Pie

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Ingredients:

5-6 peeled potatoes
½ cauliflower head
1 pack of mixed fish
¼ cup milk
1 tablespoon butter
1 cup grated cheese
1 tablespoon milled flaxseed

Serves 3

How to:

Boil the potatoes for 10 minutes.

Add the cauliflower to the pan and boil for a further 5-7 minutes. Once cooked through, mash with the butter & cheese and add some salt & pepper.

Next add your milk and fish to a hot pan and cook the fish through for 4-5 minutes.

Spoon the fish into an ovenproof dish; top with the (potato/cauliflower) mash, sprinkle the flaxseed all over the top and pop in the oven at approx 200°C for 12-15 minutes or until the top is golden. Serve immediately with your fave veggies.

This recipe makes 3 portions.

‘Feel the fear - but do it anyway’

Part of what I offer, to help busy women lose weight and feel in control of how they look and feel, are my online Support Sessions.

It's private, we talk a lot about the struggles of weight loss, feeling motivated, managing stress, not feeling guilty about doing things for ourselves, and we create a plan of what to do to get the best results and feel the best.

For 99.9% of the ladies I talk with, we discover one key habit which is stopping them from
doing what they KNOW they can and should do, and also makes them feel anxious and a bit insignificant.

“SCROLLING”

Quite possibly the #1 time thief!

Even though I hear ALL THE TIME how there's not enough time to do exercise or to prep meals, over the course of a day so many minutes - hours even - are lost by mindless social media consumption.

"I set my alarm clock early, but rather than doing my workout I check social media with my coffee".

Each morning, another workout, food organising or investment in personal development is lost
due to Facebook or Instagram (or Twitter...or YouTube...or… you get the idea...)

*Cry face*

How much do you find yourself mindlessly flipping from app to app to app, and the
next thing you're sat there laughing at Celine Dion singing Baby Shark in Las Vegas? Erm, yeah that was me yesterday!

On New Year’s Day I deleted the Daily Mail app from my phone. Each day I was telling myself I needed to catch up with the news only to be faced with the same stories and negative feelings. So it went. And I don't miss it at all - I have no idea what is going on though sometimes nor who the most popular celebs are! #whocares?!

Studies have found that compulsive media use increases social media fatigue which can later lead to elevated anxiety and depression.

Now, social media isn't all that bad, however what I'm trying to point out is the automatic daily habit of wasting time scrolling is getting in the way of so many people’s health and happiness.

Here are a few tips I share with the girls in my Life Transformer plan to help them create more time investing in making themselves feel better and stepping away from time-wasting each day.

1) Log out of your apps

Clicking on the button can be easy and mindless to do. But if you have to log in with your username and password, it will be an additional step which can easily be used as a prompt for you to say "Do I really need to go on here right now or shall I do something more useful with my time?”

2) Turn off notifications

Don't let posts demand your attention. If you don't know about the latest post, you won’t let it disturb your day. You can check it out when you're ready.

3) Deliberate practice

When you get up in the morning, make a conscious effort to work on your routine. Instead of snuggling with your socials and coffee/tea, read something inspiring and get into the habit of having a quick workout or stretch. You'll feel much better for starting your day in control.

4) Take a break

I had a digital detox last year and I loved it. I'll plan one again soon when I can escape for a few days. It's the perfect time to spend more time reading or actually talking face-to-face more with those you love.

5) Create a more inspiring newsfeed

Lots of the people I follow are those who I'm inspired by and help to motivate me. There have been times where I've been scrolling and chilling and seen something that motivated me to get up and do something for myself. SO it can actually be the most inspiring thing you do in the morning - you'll need to do some following (P.S. you can follow me here @tarahammett)

Have a fab day with less scrolling!

I hope I’ve given you something to think about; and please watch the video below for this month’s ‘Ask Tara’ - it could possibly give you answers to questions that you may have.

Enjoy...

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