Sunday, 17 August 2014

Helpless Healthiness

So I haven't posted for like months, maybe a year now right?
I just cant get to making a habit of blogging, although other cool blogs made me think blogging has potential, it could be pretty awesome.

For the last four weeks, I've been changing every bad lifestyle habit I may have. I want my lifestyle to be healthy, I want to be that girl that eats clean, trains dirty and is genuinely fit (as in physically and mentally fit, not necessarily looking great). I want that as a lifestyle. So on here, are some of my recent Instagram posts that could maybe inspire others. I love the journey I've had so far and how far I have come in only 4 to 5 weeks, I love how others inspire me and I hope people will eventually feel like I inspire them.

As you will soon see, I love creating unique, individual dishes, combos of protein filled meat, veggies and of course, my beloved poached eggs. I do also make fruit-packed smoothies and unique smoothie shakes (protein with a variety of fruit) which I love doing.

People all over the world on all different types of social media influence my new change of lifestyle. I don't treat this as a diet, I treat this as, like I said, a lifestyle change, a turnaround upon my daily life. Single pictures with recipes captioned below, or other foodie blogs with tips to stop snacking. It's astonishes me how simple of a concept social media is, and how it can influence to change your life, to start eating cleanly, to exercise regularly. It changes your view of social media and more importantly, changes the view of yourself, how you look at yourself in the mirror. You start to look at yourself as a work in progress, not a fat lump, that couch potato that didn't exercise at all, you start picking out individual areas of  your body that you could work on, places where you could build muscle and tone yourself up.

You can be any size, but don't change your lifestyle to be 'skinny', change your life to be fit. Fit is the right balance of clean eating, treating yourself occasionally in proportion, and exercising regularly. I'm not telling you that you have to do all these things in order all at once, I'm not ordering anyone to do anything, but it is your choice, you can do this, you can change your life, one step at a time.

I know it has changed my life and I know that if you read this, maybe it will change yours too. I hope that I have inspired people, it would please me if just one single person changed their lifestyle after reading this blog post and seeing the sort of food you can create, there is not limit.

Strive for progression, not perfection.

Sunday, 4 August 2013

Life Update!

I know, I know, I haven't been the usual keen blogger I am, and don't worry I'm not going to bore you all with a massive long blog post, because then you'd probably be asleep by the end, and also my life isn't that exciting! So here goes...

Firstly I finished school on the 14th of June and now my days are filled with eating, sleeping and job-hunting(boo!). I get my GCSE results on 22nd August and there is no worry as the college course only requires 4 GCSE's at C and above and I know I had that probably before Year 11 started. I start a Level 3 BTEC in Sport at college in September, and got my enrolment form yesterday. 

The only two things that have grown in my life is my nails and my hair, and me being honest is something that I'm proud of. It's no recognised achievement but my hair and nails finally look healthy.

My rant this month is the fact I've applied for a gazillion job(well, about 15-20 which is a lot) that are suitable for me and still I don't have an interview for anywhere, I've been rejected by two and the other 13 have decided to ignore me completely. Big hate when they don't even get back to you!

Anyways life update over!
 Thank god I didn't have that many things to tell you about or I'd be here all day, phew!

Hope you guys like hearing about other areas of my life, don't worry I won't enlighten you too often.
Cya later lovely peoples x

Saturday, 3 August 2013

Instagram #2... I think

Soooo, I haven't blogged for a while and I'm terribly sorry, I just haven't had any inspiration or anything to write about.

I might do a life update style blog post soon but this is a post of my favourite Instagram's to show you all what I've been up to lately (pretty cool I you ask me). Instagram is a great way to see what people are up to in pictures without fussing, it's easy and simple and if you haven't got Instagram, well you're well behind.

Hope you guys enjoy this post as its the first in a while and I hope to find some inspiration to blog again soon:)

Sunday, 28 April 2013

Social things you may need to know..

As most people have, I have many forms of social media that you may want to connect with me on. Many of these apart from the norm (Twitter, Facebook) is new to me so you guys may want to help me out.

It's very exciting creating all these accounts, although I may not know how to use them. So here's a list of what I'm on and what you need to follow/tweet/subscribe to me! Thanks for listening to me ramble on x

Twitter: @charleyyyk
YouTube: (I think)
Pinterest: Charley Knights
Tumblr: charleygoesrawrrr
Wish: Charley Knights
Instagram: charleyknights

Thursday, 11 April 2013

Mini Manicure: DIY

I don't really do posts about my nails but here's one for you!

Okay, so my nails were due a little M.O.T as they were looking pretty dull and lifeless. I fancied doing a blog post about this as I wasn't doing anything interesting and this takes up a bit of time.

Step 1: I soaked my hands in lukewarm water for about 5-7 mins and patted my hands dry.
Step 2: I applied hand cream and rubbed in, focusing more on my fingers and not necessarily the palms.
Step 3: Simple. I filed my nails to the shape and length I wanted, which is pretty short as my nails don't grow much and rounded as they looked nicer.
Step 4: I then applied a base coat then my chosen colour which is shown in the images and waited for my polish until it was damp (I find applying top coat to dampened nails works much better)
Step 5: I applied the top coat and my mini-stay-at-home manicure was finished!

Hope you enjoy this post x

Friday, 5 April 2013

Wish List #1

Recently I've been lacking inspiration for a blog post, and obviously you noticed as I've posted two OOTD's in a row.

Again this is another idea I've stole from many blogs I've been browsing through lately, looking for a spark of inspiration, and my new idea is... *Duh duh duh* a wish list, as you've probably seen by the title.

Sooo guys you've probably seen this on other blogs so here goes!

Picture 1: IPhone Case
Topshop Acid Wash Jeans
Burgundy Authentic Vans
Flower Print Sunglasses

Picture 2: A (nice pricey) MacBook Pro!
Camouflage Studded Jacket
Taylor Swift Wonderstruck Enchanted
Topshop Blue Knee High Socks

Here's my first and hopefully not last wish list, hope you guys enjoy!

Monday, 1 April 2013

OOTD: First time wearing pink! 1st April 2013

So today I didn't do anything. Great start to a blog post right?! I stepped out the back garden so that's why I have shoes in this post, okay:)

This outfit is kinda' a chill out one, kept it plain and simple, no accessories and kept comfortable because its not as if I'm doing anything.

Jumper: New Look (Unknown Price)
Vest Top: Primark £2.50
Jeggings/Jeans: Primark £9
Shoes: Primark £8