Welcome to LighterLife Wollaton Park, Nottingham (or LLWPNotts for short)!

Here you will find informative, lighthearted blogs about weight loss, change and of course my own journey towards living a healthier, mindful life and becoming a LighterLife Mentor.

Looking for 1-2-1 help losing weight? Get in touch to find out more about the services I can offer and how I can help you on your journey towards a lighter life.

Local to Nottingham? Why not come along to your local Xpress group at the Wollaton Park Community Centre. They run every Wednesday at 17:30 and 19:00 – hope to see you there!



During last weeks virtual group, we discussed comfort zones which, in an unprecedented time of uncertainty for the nation (and the world), was very interesting to think about. We are all, in one way or another, being pushed out of our comfort zones whether it be the lack of stock in the shops or the… Continue reading Struggles


This week I’ve been reminded of Blackadder Goes Forth, when he says: “This is a crisis. A large crisis. In fact, if you’ve got a moment; it’s a twelve-storey crisis with a magnificent entrance hall, carpeting throughout, 24-hour portage, and an enormous sign on the roof, saying ‘This Is a Large Crisis’. A large crisis… Continue reading Crisis..?

Why go to Group?

How many of us have had a day off-plan and decided not to go to group?  I know I have in the past… It may be just not wanting to face the scales or sometimes, not wanting to face the group itself.  Does it come from a place of feeling judged or is it more… Continue reading Why go to Group?

A Bad Week

Have you ever got to the scales and confided in the person running your group that you’ve had a bad week? Perhaps something happened to derail you and from there, it became a bit of a free-for-all.  Or, you’ve eaten something which wasn’t part of your plan and, even though you got straight back on… Continue reading A Bad Week

What’s Your Value?

Have you ever stopped dieting because of an external factor?  Your job just got crazy stressful, or you’re suddenly ill, or perhaps a family situation has got you down…  Whatever the reason, you’ve decided it would be silly to try and juggle all of these things and a diet is just one more stress you… Continue reading What’s Your Value?

Planning to Fail

If you’re anything like me, you’ll have had times in your life where it sometimes seems impossible to stick to your plan.  You may have done it before with ease but this time, months on, you’re finding every day a struggle and somehow foods not on your own approved list are sneaking past your lips… Continue reading Planning to Fail

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