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About Rupy

Rupy Kaur is the founder of You Own It. She is currently a Health Psychologist in training.

Health Psychology is one of the newer areas in the discipline of Psychology. Rupy is extremely passionate about its principles, which lie at the foundation of You Own It.

Rupy’s prior experience involves working in the third sector as a disability activist, as well as working in the education sector.

Rupy is passionate about You Own It and its key aim of empowering others to take ownership of their health and wellness.

How the council damaged my sense of self worth much more than my parents ever did…

Hi everybody, As the Founder of You Own It and a Lifestyle and Psychology Coach, I thought it was time to get vulnerable and share my story. This story is not about fluffy 'inspiration.' It genuinely is about liberation and empowerment. It's about how the council/my local authority, damaged my sense of self worth much [...]

By | August 28th, 2017|Rupy's Wellness Blog|0 Comments

When Planning an Accessible Holiday

I’ve travelled a lot in the UK in my work for Tourism for All, a charity tourism information service for disabled people, working with the industry & government. For holidays I’ve been lucky enough to visit wonderful places such as Egypt, Turkey, Mexico and Mallorca, and most recently city breaks to Barcelona, Rome and Pisa. [...]

By | August 24th, 2017|Carrie-Ann's posts|0 Comments

Queen Of My Own Affairs

So I thought I'd portray the importance of self-care and 'growing' with a new kind of style! Now, this is a story all about how My life’s no longer flipped upside down And I'd like to take a minute To sit right there I'll tell you how I became the Queen of my own Affairs [...]

By | August 22nd, 2017|Rupy's Wellness Blog|1 Comment

It’s all a bit new!

For as long as I can remember exercise has been a dirty, filthy, awful word to me. Don't get me wrong I have always been aware that it is pretty much essential that you take care of your body, "you only get one"......etc. Making a start on these 7 minute work outs seemed quite daunting [...]

By | August 22nd, 2017|Alice's posts|0 Comments

I’m Not Okay With The Stigma That Still Surrounds People With Eating Disorders

Sadly, stigma about mental illness is still very much alive and kicking. Admirable efforts from charities, the NHS, individuals, social media, the government, schools, researchers, celebrities etc. are, undoubtedly, making a difference (hurrah) but we have a long way to go until we neutralise stigmatising beliefs, and harmful view-points. Individuals, who have an eating disorder, [...]

By | August 1st, 2017|Alexis' posts|0 Comments

How Rexercise Has Changed My Life!

I am currently a fairly fit and healthy 37-year-old male.  Two years ago I was far from this state having sustained a spinal cord injury in 2006 and not changing my way of life, health and fitness wise.  I have always lived a fairly active outdoors life and didn’t let my Spinal cord injury stop [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|Jarard's posts|Comments Off on How Rexercise Has Changed My Life!

My Mission to Improve My Health & Wellness Whilst Having A Baby

Hello! I'm Alice, 26 and currently a "stay at home mum". I'm not sure why I feel like I need to include those pieces of information, maybe Alice, happy soul and Fleetwood Mack fan would sum me up better. I am on a mini mission to improve my health and well being, both physically and [...]

By | July 26th, 2017|Alice's posts|Comments Off on My Mission to Improve My Health & Wellness Whilst Having A Baby