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The Magic of Mindset

Something which comes up quite often in our groups is “being in the right mindset” to make a change, start a diet or exercising.  Until you get into the right mindset, there is nothing you can do, right? Luckily, that’s a rhetorical question because it’s really difficult to say “wrong!” when it feels so true. … Continue reading The Magic of Mindset

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The Things Which Inspire Us

My weekly blog will still be published on Wednesday but I learned this week that one of my heroes had passed away after a long battle with brain cancer. Neil Peart was the drummer and lyricist for my favourite band, Rush. What they meant to me cannot be summed up in words but the loss… Continue reading The Things Which Inspire Us

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Being Kind to Yourself

Let's imagine you have a friend who you’ve known since you were a baby and they’re driving you somewhere.  They’ve been overweight for a while and decided to do something about it.  They’re well on their way towards their goals, feel better, look better and have a self-confidence they never thought they’d have.  Everything is… Continue reading Being Kind to Yourself

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Traditions

This post links in rather nicely with my first post about resolutions but instead of looking forward, in this blog, I’ll be looking back. Do you have any traditions at Christmas or New Year?  Are there things you have to eat or do in order to feel “Christmassey”?  How do you feel if those things… Continue reading Traditions

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New Year’s Resolutions

So, here we are at the end of 2019.  What does your past year look like?  Some triumphs, some disappointments or tragedies?  Whatever it looks like, what you and I have in common is wanting next year to be different. A lot of us make resolutions for the coming year: getting on with our diet… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions