Mentoring

Mentoring

Mentoring people, even when you’re busy, is a worthwhile thing to do. Creating connection, sharing experiences and listening carefully to look for good questions to ask, insights to share and chatting through potential solutions to important issues, is all a worthwhile use of time. Why be a mentor Mentoring gives me one of my 4 … Read More

A week in the life of: Stu King, CEO of Beezee Bodies

A week in the life of: Stu King, CEO of Beezee Bodies

Last week I attended a number of events and meetings that made me feel lucky. All Party Parliamentary Group for the Prevention of Obesity I attended the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Prevention of Obesity, which I found distinctly underwhelming (see my LinkedIn!). The reason this was underwhelming was that it didn’t seem to … Read More

Mum to be Debbie keeps BMI in check with BZ Bumps

Mum to be Debbie keeps BMI in check with BZ Bumps

Meet Debbie Debbie lives in Flitwick, Bedfordshire and is 33 weeks pregnant. At the 10 week check up with her midwife they discussed her age (38 at the time) and high BMI. The midwife suggested a free programme that was being delivered locally by Beezee Bodies, through Central Bedforshire Council, that helped ladies with diet, … Read More

It’s World Vegan Day

It’s World Vegan Day

By Mel Harradine, BeeZee Bodies Coordinator Today is World Vegan Day and I thought it would be fun to share my personal adventure as a vegan along with a few facts and tips with you. vegan /ˈviːɡ(ə)n/ a person who does not eat or use animal products. 2. using or containing no animal products.   My … Read More

The Beezee Bodies Journey

The Beezee Bodies Journey

Our journey When we started BeeZee Bodies it was all about delivering the highest quality services using the best evidence and ensuring people who we worked with changed their lifestyles. As we have grown this has become complex. More contracts, legal stuff, people and potential for growth have all made what once seemed simple a … Read More

World Obesity Day: It’s time to start talking (part 2)

World Obesity Day: It’s time to start talking (part 2)

Welcome to the 2nd in my 2 part blog on World Obesity Day. The focus this year was about ending weight stigma. This is topical at the moment with a lot of talk about female empowerment and body positive movements. The debate is whether body positive movements that suggest peoples self-worth shouldn’t be anything to … Read More

It’s World Obesity Day: Time to start talking (Part 1)

It’s World Obesity Day: Time to start talking (Part 1)

by Stu King   Today is World Obesity Day. It is a day that is organised by the World Health Organisation to raise awareness about issues relating to obesity. Obviously, it’s all right there in the title!   The focus this year is on reducing weight stigma, which is very topical at the moment with … Read More

It’s World Mental Health Day: Supporting Mike has been a joy for me

It’s World Mental Health Day: Supporting Mike has been a joy for me

  by Stu King   It’s World Mental Health Day and so often supporting people on their journey to lose weight is more often than not, a task of dealing with some of their mental health issues. Sometimes they are serious and we focus on supporting people to improve their mental wellbeing before they are … Read More

Dancing Hermione

Dancing Hermione

This weekend at London Pride this went down….. and of course we thought it was completely awesome! Dancing Hermione found her people 🏳️‍🌈 @KelseyEllison pic.twitter.com/lS9K3plyH1 — Hannah Snow 🌈 (@HannahSnow) July 7, 2018 Why? We love Pride and what it stands for. We love Harry Potter (we are total Harry Potter nerds). Kelsey Ellison is … Read More

People are self-obsessed!

People are self-obsessed!

for more help and support follow this link – hwhertfordshireyouth.co.uk/links/ People are more concerned about their own lives to be worried about yours!   I was a really quiet student and I say student because as a person, I wasn’t quiet. In lessons I wouldn’t speak out, I always bowed my head when I saw the teacher … Read More