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Let me tell you about Shona I am Shona. I was a successful and confident Lawyer, but something changed. When I started a family I didn’t want to work 60 hour weeks anymore, but it was hard to get that work/life balance right after working that way for years. By 2013 due to culture where […]

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100 Days of Mindfulness – Day 47

Change Your Habit Over the weekend, notice which chairs you sit on at home, in a bar, or cafe, on public transport, in your spin class, at work, or where you sit or stand in your fitness class. Do you always go for the same place? Make a deliberate choice to sit on another chair/seat, […]

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100 Days of Mindfulness – Day 46

How Do You Feel About The Week Ahead? So many people let their negative thoughts control their lives. Every day we have around 50,000 thoughts that go through our minds and 80% of those thoughts will be negative. This is because the primary function of the brain is survival NOT happiness and fulfilment. We can […]

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100 Days of Mindfulness – Day 45

Are You Having Fun? How much do you currently enjoy life outside of work or study? If your answer is ‘not much’, carry out a time audit on how you are spending your time and set yourself specific, measurable goals to help you identify how you can do the things differently, so you can create […]

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Things to do on a Sunday to improve your Monday

It’s normal to get to the end mid afternoon on a Sunday and get that dreading feeling of Monday about to creep up on us. So, how do you stop the Sunday blues? The thought of Monday and another busy working week can have your stomach churning, but there are ways to stop that dreaded […]

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Big Goals require Big support

Why are Goals important? Realising the importance of big goals became my passion when I recovered from corporate burnout in 2013. At that time in my life I wasn’t happy, I wasn’t looking after myself and I had no self-worth. I started off with setting small, specific and achievable goals and as I started to […]

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100 Days of Mindfulness – Day 44

What Have You Done For Yourself This Week? It seems no matter what we do, we all live busy, frantic lives these days. All too often we forget to take time for ourselves. Most people are aware of their need to self-care, but when you feel like the world is on your shoulders and there […]

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100 Days of Mindfulness – Day 43

How Do You Feel About Today? Many of us get to the end of the week and feel a sense of relief and for many of us it will be the first full week back in work after Christmas and New Year. However, rather than feeling a sense of relief, think about what you’ve achieved […]

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What should You Do 10,000 steps a day, or 30 minutes of brisk walking per day?

Many of us where a pedometer or tracking device these days and are obsessed with getting to that 10,000 steps per day. However, many of those steps are ineffective, because you don’t increase your heart rate. There will still be a benefit to this, rather than doing nothing. If you want to get fitter, aim […]

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Hi Shona,
I just wanted to send you a big thank you as I used some of your nutrition tips from your page from the magazine it’s worked wonders really has helped lots so thank you for that your nutrition advice has helped me tone up and lose weight too😊
Nigel

Nigel Parker

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