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The strongest trees grow in the strongest winds

If you want to make progress in life you need to change your perception and reaction. Everything happens for me to improve my growth and contribution or everything happens to me (victim archetype). If you want your family and friends to change, you need to change yourself first. We are always progressing through pain and [...]

Does cold-water therapy purposely block weight gain as you age?

https://youtu.be/rrg4X4QJCd4 I am sure you have heard of the Dutch extreme athlete Winhoff.  Winhoff has stood in a container of ice cubes for just under two hours plus climbed Kilimanjaro in shorts and T-Shirt. Cold water and ice bathing is nothing new and I first worked with the method was first introduced to me through [...]

Don’t leave your body to hope and chance

Any success in your life is built on rituals and habitual patterns. Without a plan or end game, there is no goal to be disciplined for. Without a vision of the future we will return to the past, which tends to be full of bad habits and mistakes. The things we do every day are [...]

An event is just an event

There is a technique I learnt form Byron Katy. When something goes wrong or something happens out of our control, our mind will go to the lowest level of training. That is usually scarcity, fear, anger, guilt, blame and negativity. However if we upgrade our skill set, when something  happens which is unexpected in life, [...]

The love diet

Be a vehicle for adding value to people’s lives. Relationships will either highlight or magnify emotions. We value what we do highly. For example, being out of shape shows the value system is not high enough to be in shape. We expect everyone to have the same values as us. We often get the opposite [...]

Knowing that if you lose, you are not the loser!

When something happens how do you feel and react?  Now have a deep think about it - how do you really want to feel and react? And finally, what are you willing to do to change the way you feel?  Here are 4 helpful tips to help you change the way you feel: Stop arguing [...]

Input v output

Creating lasting change is hard. The truth is anybody can establish a habit or make changes for 3, 6 or 12 months but continuing them long term can be a struggle. Creating change depends on our behaviour, it’s not what we say it’s what we do. Talk is cheap, things only occur when we take [...]

Are you the straw man?

A straw man fallacy occurs when someone takes another person's argument or point, distorts it or exaggerates it in some kind of extreme way, and then attacks the extreme distortion, as if that is really the claim the first person is making. I get flack from friends and relatives who think I am completely against [...]

Pilates & allostatic load for long covid

Pilates is a low impact gentler form of movement that can be ideal for long covid patients. This should work in conjunction with looking at diet, hydration, sleep, nutrition, thoughts and breathing.  Long covid or long flu has many complexities and does not present black and white. However, we do know that long covid has [...]

You can’t be everyone’s cheerleader

People come to me with everything from chronic pain to sports performance. If we want to see change in our body, we have to change our behaviours. In order to change our behaviours, we have to change our belief system. The hardest client to work with our firstly: Ourselves Spouse or partner Family Extended family [...]

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