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Happiness…. 10 lessons I’ve learnt so far….

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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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Gratefulness….

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I think today's sunny weather combined with a welcome break mid afternoon, made me, what my school report called, 'a daydreamer!' Despite what I feel was highlighted as a negative then, (especially where mindfulness is so topical), it is, in hind-site, actually not a bad thing to do occasionally. Switch off, let your mind wander, and your thoughts float away. In a world that dicta...
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Soul searching….

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This week I've found there's been a bit more client soul searching than normal. There's a lot more to personal training than just the physical aspects. In fact, in reality in a lot of cases, it's more the mental side that takes precedence. As a coach I try to help clients to find their own solutions, by asking them the right questions and teasing out realistic solutions. It's n...
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Self responsibility

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I just had a conversation with another personal trainers client whilst he was waiting for her. Just idle chit chat, but we were discussing older relatives and family and the lack of exercise or movement, and the implications that this holds. Funnily enough we both agreed that you can take a horse to water, but you can't make it drink! What is the answer to individuals understandin...
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Fire up the bodies natural furnace!

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I've booked myself on a one day seminar at the end of the month which focussess on maximizing hormones for fat loss & muscle gain. I do this because I have a small number of clients who have a complicated history & have particularly struggled with compositional change. This goes a bit further than normal, by looking at hormonal blood markers. Just as I get my clients to learn from go...
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