We are taught to put a bandage on a wound to stop infections and we are taught to brush our teeth daily to prevent tooth decay. Right from the very first day of our lives we are taught how to keep our bodies safe and healthy. But what are we taught to prevent our mental… Continue reading How Stress Can Effect Us
You know all of the things that truly make you feel alive. The things that make your heart race with excitement. The things that can't help but make you grin from ear to ear. The things that ignite that fire in your belly. The things that bring you pure joy and happiness. The things that… Continue reading The Things That Make You Feel Alive
Today somebody questioned why I do what I do - why I post pictures of myself on social media. A few hours later I was also asked to fill out a questionnaire, one of the questions was 'Why did you decide to get into the fitness industry?' The simple answer to both of those questions… Continue reading My ‘Why’
How many times have you heard someone, or even yourself, say 'I'll be happy when.. X, Y or Z happens'? How often have you heard someone, or yourself, say 'I wish X, Y, Z would happen'? (Obviously changing the X Y Z part, that would be weird if someone actually spoke that cryptically). My point… Continue reading Start Being Happy
We like to make life complicated. But why? Why is stress seen as success? Why is drama seen as excitement? Why is working long hours looked upon as being more productive? Why don't we ever switch off? Exhaustion has become fashionable and being 'busy' is everybody's default setting. The problem with sauntering through life like… Continue reading Does Stress Equal Success?
Since the beginning of May I have been following a stricter diet and training plan. I wanted to see how hard I could push myself and what results I could get. This challenge is not just about what physical changes I can make, it is about pushing myself mentally too. Since travelling I felt like… Continue reading A Little Update
One of the first motivational books that I read was 'The Secret'. The message that book carried has stuck with me ever since. Each and everyone of us has aspirations, dreams and hopes. But most of us believe that those things will never become a reality. This is something that I have never quite understood.… Continue reading Self Belief
We often measure our progress on our physical appearance successes; how much weight we have lost, how many inches we have lost or how much muscle we have gained. But are these the most important changes? The 'progress' that we celebrate is normally to do with aesthetics, but are we forgetting the most important parts… Continue reading What is Progress?
Hello again! It has been quite some time since I have blogged, I have almost forgotten how to do it. The past few months have been jam packed. Life has been interesting to say the least. I have always been a very positive person but the beginning of this year tested that a little. However,… Continue reading New Challenges
I haven't written anything for a while. After travelling I have kind of felt like I wanted to take a step back from the social media world. I wanted my life to be MY life. With so many new things happening in my world, I feel like I don't really want to share it with… Continue reading New year, new me?