Check, tick list

A life changing habit

18th April 2019

Recently we’ve been participating in a really simple BUT powerful daily habit At the end of each day me and my members login to our forum and we track our wins Sometimes we share them with each other. Other times we do it just for ourselves But we take stock of the day and focus […]

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GOOD FRIDAY: It’s a good day to talk about you

19th April 2019

Happy Good Friday!! I wanted to take the time to wish you a happy Easter weekend Whether you are celebrating Easter specifically or not, I have an important message for you! If you are anything like me…. You will have your vices, whether its chocolate, crisps, ice cream… The vice doesn’t really matter, but the […]

Thoughts

Mindfulness: what is it all about?

15th April 2019

Have you ever given much thought to your day to day activities? We can be ultra hard on ourselves with what we achieve in a day and really undervalue what we do Which can leave us feeling like we are always chasing our tails…. And always chasing goals that seem to evade us! In reality, […]

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Above all else I want my health

4th April 2019

Our motives, wants and desires can be easily lost and distracted in the flashy fitness industry With Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, magazines, TV adverts, movies and celebrity….we can lose our focus on what really matters at the end of the day It’s absolutely no reflection on you as a person I think the most well meaning […]

Happy Mothers Day

31st March 2019

Mothers day The day where every mother should be taking time off from the hustle and bustle to relax, chill out and restore herself Is that the reality…..? Probably not Most of the mothers that I know run around after the kids, the partners and the dog being a super heroin and generally being the […]

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Your healthy timeline for change

27th March 2019

Over the years I’ve come to understand that it’s not about KNOWING Knowing doesn’t get you RESULTS in your health, well-being and lifestyle It’s about DOING Doing what you said you were going to do Taking action and achieving your results through hard work and consistency KNOWING certainly helps you to make BETTER CHOICES But […]

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Dumplin’

25th March 2019

I watched a brilliant movie over the weekend It was a Netflix original called Dumplin’ It’s about beauty pageants in America and its got heart warming elements, comedy, drama and hits you hard in the right spot about body image and our assumptions If you struggle with your body image and the concept of self […]

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A little perspective

24th March 2019

I was driving home from a yoga course on Saturday night and as I passed under a motorway bridge I saw a chap hanging over the edge with what looked like his family and the police trying to encourage him to come back to safety It was a shock to see that as I was […]

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You’re only human

21st March 2019

Sometimes getting bogged down in life takes over and we lose sight of the bigger picture We begin to rely on quick fixes, fast foods and lose our track on a healthy lifestyle It’s normal…you’re not a failure, you’re not weak…..you’re human Whenever this happens to you….. Take a moment to yourself Allow yourself to […]

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How bad do things have to get before you are willing to make a change?

12th March 2019

I’m terrible at this….. I know that I’ve put off things that I know need addressing and changing for years!!! Yes, that’s me, a personal trainer, a healthy person, a role model….admitting that I am human (I do think it can help if you see that everyone (even health professionals) find this stuff hard) We’ve all been […]