Just Average Jen – Be your own best friend

Welcome to Just Average Jen. A family lifestyle blog with everything you need to be your authentic self. Instead of treating yourself with contempt, treat yourself like you would a child or your best friend. You wouldn’t put them down, so stop doing it to yourself.

A watercolour sketch of Jen with purple/dark pink curly hair, purple glasses and a red top

About Jen

Hi, I’m Jen Mellor; I live in Nottingham, UK. Using my knowledge and experience in weight loss and confidence I can help you become your own cheerleader and best friend. I am usually seen wearing colourful leggings and love to wear bright colours. Wear what you love, and be proud of your style and choices! Follow me for tips to help you live a happy, healthy life and be who you want to be!

More about me.

Latest Articles

My latest articles, including lifestyle, travel, healthy recipes, exercise and so much more. For more articles check the categories below and click through the menus to find what you may be looking for.

Latest Recipes and Cooking Tips

My recipes and cooking tips for those trying to eat a healthier lifestyle. Most of the recipes and tips are perfect for those following Slimming World or other weight loss plans.

Latest in Time For Yourself

Spending time and energy on yourself is important. These are some of the most recent articles I have to help you to do just that. Check the Time for Yourself button in the menu for more.

Latest in Exercise

Exercise is good for your health as well as your well-being. Here are my latest exercise-related articles.

Latest in Weight Loss

If you are looking to lose weight and cook more from scratch then here are the latest articles I have for that.

Latest in Travel

If you love to travel then here are my latest travel-related articles including places to eat around the world, reviews of days out and travel destinations in more depth.

Latest Reviews and Giveaways

I love to review products, share gift guides and run giveaways so readers can win things for themselves. Here are my latest articles in this category for you.

Just Average Jen Shopping Guides

My guides to help you spend your money wisely on whatever you need for your happy healthy lifestyle.