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Today, March 20th, is International Happiness Day. I have just finished reading an epic book entitled Sapiens, a Brief History of Humankind, by Yuval Noah Harari. I have loved this book, which is an account of our story from apes to rulers of the world, describing many revolutions along our journey, including the cognitive, agricultural and scientific revolutions. Near the end of the book Hara...
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Conscious appreciation…

Conscious Appreciation Life brings about many a twist and turn, sometimes steady and relatively easy, other times testing our inner resolve to the full. I’d say currently it’s the latter for me. And it’s at times like these, that I fully appreciate the love and support of others, to get you through it. For most of us reading this, if we compare ourselves to much poorer countries, we ac...
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Life hack #4 – Happiness! 😃

Bristol personal trainer, Redland
  A subject very close to my heart - happiness. It's such an integral part of my life and something I try really hard to maintain. For me happiness is everything. If you are happy you are the richest person in the world. But why should this be part of the PT life hack series? It's because in my opinion (and from my reading), its absolutely fundamental to overall wellness and well...
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Happiness…. 10 lessons I’ve learnt so far….

1. That as an individual I am in total control of how I feel and how I choose to react to others. That looking internally and taking self responsibility for my own actions brings about greater power within. 2. That being grateful for all life's experiences whether good, bad or indifferent puts you in a different (read better) frame of mind. I look at each life experience as a learning op...
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The virtuous cycle of kindness

Performing an act of kindness or helping someone in a small way leads to feelings of happiness in you as well as the person you have been kind to. I heard this described on the radio yesterday as a ‘virtuous cycle’. When you smile at someone you don’t know, help someone with a heavy bag, send a kind message to someone, or perform any altruistic act of kindness there are apparently positive bod...
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10 tips from 2016 going into 2017

I thought it would be a good time to review some key thinking from over last years blogs. They are not in any definitive order, but thought it would be useful for anybody wanting to make a positive change in their wellness, fitness and eating habits. Here goes! 1. Ketogenic/Banting eating - fascinating research which debunks the low fat eating myth. Basically eating high fat, medium prot...
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