Creating Change

If Your Body Could Write You a Letter…

Tweet If your body could write you a letter, it might say something like this… Er… hi. I’ve been trying to get in contact with you for a while but for some reason, you don’t seem to listen. I’ve been speaking progressively louder (sometimes I yell) but apparently it’s hard to hear when your head [...]

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The Fitness Industry: A Joke to Some.

Tweet The other day I learned that one of my friends sees the industry that I ‘grew up in’ as an ego-driven, body-obsessed joke full of people who can’t seem to agree on almost anything. He told me that he has “almost zero respect for fitness professionals” because, in his experience, they seem more interested [...]

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A Bad Plan

Tweet It’s only good to follow a plan when you’re following the right one. Imagine that you’ve just jumped in your car to drive to a place you’ve never been. You’ve got new tyres, plenty of petrol, a great attitude and a plan. You head off on your adventure, only to discover (three hours later) [...]

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Being Driven

Tweet Yesterday I found myself in the middle of a conversation with some people who were talking about the need to ‘be driven’ to succeed. They were surprised that I only ‘kind-of’ agreed with them. When you think about it, it’s a message we’re taught from a young age. Be driven. Driven to work harder [...]

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The “it didn’t work” Delusion

Tweet I just bumped into a lady at the supermarket who told me how frustrated she is with her “fat body”. Without wanting to, I somehow found myself in the middle of a consult standing in the nut section, basket in hand. And no, the fact that it was the nut section is not lost [...]

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Building a Life

Tweet Could you imagine building a house with no plans? No checks? No assessments along the way? Could you see yourself getting up each day and pouring concrete, cutting timber, hammering nails, laying bricks, hanging plaster and building your new home with no reason, strategy or logical process? No blueprint? That place would surely look [...]

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