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Body Confidence

The ultimate thing to remember about body confidence The ultimate thing to realise about body confidence is…. It’s an inside job. Trust me I see this time and time again with men and women. You can be as ripped as Hugh Jackman or look like a Victoria Secret’s model and still not be body confident.Read More…

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Getting Triggered All The Time?

This one shift in thinking can honestly change your life. It will….. Lower anxiety. Reduce frustration and anger. Enable you to live with more peace. This truth, when really acknowledged, is a total game changer. The truth is this…. You cannot, regardless of how much you try, alter anyone else’s thinking, behaviour and actions. NotRead More…

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Mobility & Stretching

Stretching. We all know we should be doing it but it tends to be neglected. As we age it becomes increasingly important to stretch to keep and improve your mobility. We’ve had the lovely TOPS Physio based in Summertown, Oxford create a 5 minute routine for you that would be great to do, as regularlyRead More…

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How To Cheat Death! Well, Almost…

We all want the miracle cure. The pill, the potions, the surgery – anything that might make us look and feel younger. Well – we thought we’d let you into a science backed secret that’s pretty important you know about. We’re nice like that 🙂 If you remember, last week I wrote about science basedRead More…

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The Importance Of Consistency

There’s a well know saying that motivation is what gets you started, and that habit is what keeps you going.  Now we have 2 kinds of habits – the unconscious ones that make up behaviour, and the ones we consciously want to cultivate to move us forward. The thing about the conscious habits is, youRead More…

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Muscle Dysmorphia – A Personal Account

This week The Guardian ran a great piece by Sirin Kale on the rise of muscle dysmorphia (https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2019/jul/17/gym-eat-repeat-the-shocking-rise-of-muscle-dysmorphia). For those of you that don’t know what muscle dysmorphia is, it’s a psychological condition where the subject feels they need to be bigger and more muscular, despite already being big and muscular. Tagged “bigorexia” it canRead More…