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Why most lower back pain problems have no known cause!

According to NICE (National Institute for health and Care Excellence) FEB 2022: Low back pain is common [Palmer et al, 2000; National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care, 2009; Campbell and Colvin, 2013]: Up to 60% of the adult population can expect to have low back pain at some time in their life. A UK population-based cross-sectional study of [...]

The secret to coping with our emotions.

Why is it that we feel happy, inspired, excited and enthusiastic yet other times we feel angry, jealous, sad, overwhelmed and depressed??? We are all too quick to blame someone or something for the way we feel in life. As soon as we say: “I feel”, we give our power away. Easier said than done, [...]

‘If no one gives you a medal… design your own.’ Billy Connolly

What story are we holding onto…. In all my 30 years plus of teaching I have encountered many stories. This is the thing we all have a story, whether it’s physical, mental, emotional or spiritual. The danger is when we hold onto that story and let it rule our lives by the decisions that we [...]

My life is my own

Have you seen the TV cult show ‘The Prisoner’??? I have come to Portmerion in Wales this weekend. A beautiful village full of flora and fauna, with some amazing buildings and history. Patrick McGoogan the star of the show was held captive physically, mentally, spiritually and emotionally in the village and by the people of [...]

3 Keys  to Raising Your Standards

“Everything you have wanted is on the other side of your comfort zone.” Over the last two days I’ve interviewed new staff for both my Manchester and St. Helens studio. Mad you may think to be expanding in such times of uncertainty; this is the thing, everyone wants to show up when everything is going [...]

Before approaching 2022, practice gratitude…..

Ask yourself: What are you grateful for in the year 2021 ??? I am grateful for every experience of hardship and pain. As you actually learn and grow more from discomfort that you do form pleasure I am grateful for all clients who have been in a position to support the studios I am grateful [...]

Three strategies for a successful 2022

This year has been up and down It’s all a bit chaotic Almost like I don’t know where to start There’s a LOT of stuff out of our control right now But when you LET GO of the need for control… life becomes A LOT easier and more effortless When you are in  apace pf [...]

What people might think???

So I was back at the GARUDA apparatus studio on Monday for the first time in 18 months …. Man… what a buzz To be brutally honest, I was actually NERVOUS How would I get on? Would I have the mobility for the repertoire? Will I be able to handle the strength work? Will people [...]

Don’t give up

I’m pretty EXCITED… Over the past few weeks I have HEADED BACK to parkrun for the FIRST TIME in 18 MONTHS See this “Covid 19” thing has prevented me from RETURNING EARLIER. I have had to PUT the teaching hours to get the clients back And man, I’ve REALLY MISSED running on Saturday mornings, socialising [...]

By |2021-12-05T20:05:59+00:00December 5th, 2021|accepting change, anger, anxiety, life, love, mind, pain, sadness, stress|0 Comments
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