Don’t be intimidated!

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Feb18
For some reason I was always intimidated about trying  Barry’s Bootcamp UK classes. No idea why but I was. In June last year I set a goal to do 4 by the end of the year. The 1st class was tough but enjoyable in a crazy way. Was definitely out of my

The Gurus Guide to 2019- sharing a magazine article

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Jan21
The Evening Standard magazine in London, UK, ran this article (written by Rosamund Dean) in their 18th January edition. It made a lot of sense to me and I wanted to share it. The article summarised 6 areas where experts (gurus) provided ideas on how to implement small changes into

A few coffee shop experiences outside London

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Dec17
Whenever we travel outside London, I am always keen to try new coffee places.  Here are a few: Coast . Surf + Moto 91 Salterns Rd, Poole BH14 8BL, UK https://www.wearecoast.com Great coffee shop in Poole @wearecoast. Great place for a coffee, bite to eat or some retail therapy The Paddle

DON’T WAIT FOR JANUARY TO START NEW GOALS

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Dec10
As we go into the crazy Christmas season, people don’t often give much thought to their goals and rather over indulge in festive food and drink so planning their goals for the next year is not really a consideration. I am personally not going to wait until January for this

FIVE WAYS TO DE-STRESS

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Dec10
As I have spent more time on personal development in the latter part of this year (more so than ever before in my career) as well as learning how prevalent anxiety and stress is all around us, I have thought about different ways to help reduce stress. As we get

Developing a Positive Mindset.

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Dec03
  Over the last few months, I have been actively focusing on personal development and investing in myself. Finding your Why, and developing the right Mindset are critical pillars to establishing and achieving your goals. Definition of Positive: “Full of hope or Confidence”;  or  “a desirable or constructive quality or attribute”

Great bosses and leaders are hard to find and they leave a legacy

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Nov27
  I recently read an article by Brigette Hyacinth, an author, on how one of her bosses had a profound effect on her and even though he left the company years ago, she cannot forget him or the lessons she and others learnt. It made me think about some of

Water- The supply is not infinite!

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Nov14
A bit of a rant here. Water is such a precious commodity and one that many people take for granted. One of my biggest bugbears is when people just leave the tap running at the gym whilst they are shaving or doing their hair etc. So many people struggle with

What would I tell myself at 20 years old?

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Nov01
Find your passion in life and pursue it. There will be plenty of naysayers- ignore them You may set a goal of an industry/job that you want but remember there are many twists and turns Key themes: Adaptability / flexibility / and embrace change Learn to compromise- you may not

Spinning – a fun journey so far.

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Oct24
This is taken from a post I made on my personal Instagram account and wanted to capture it here. The gym classes which I love and which my body relates to are those that give a cardio blast and keep it interesting such as high intensity interval training (HIIT) and,