Five Seeds To Plant To Experience Wellbeing…

Ultimately wellbeing is having the resilience to cope when times are tougher than usual. It is a set of actions you take to maintain good, happy feelings and the more you do, the more you benefit. Here we uncover the five seeds to plant to experience well-being:

The Great Excuse… "I Didn't Feel Like It"

When you think there is nothing left in the fuel tank, go one more round! I got up this morning and was due to go for a run (only 3 miles) but ‘didn’t feel like it’. How many times has that stopped you from doing something; how you feel? Then I asked myself a simple question – so what? Going for my run has nothing to do with what I feel like doing and more about doing what I want to do to get the health & fitness benefits I desire. What’s more important; the great excuse ‘I didn’t feel like it’ or my health? Easy win! Dressed, trainers on, headset in place and off I went. It was a slow start, I could feel the emotional resistance but I kept pushing until eventually, one mile in, it felt comfortable. I had pushed through the barrier and was now entering ‘happy’ land. You see, there was no valid reason for me not to run, it was just a ‘feeling’. By simply questioning the feeling and its validity…

Health & Fitness… It's A Lifestyle

Being Fit & Healthy Quote For The Day: “Getting fit and changing your eating habits are not ‘quick fixes’ for a holiday, wedding or a special birthday event; health & fitness is a lifestyle, a commitment, it’s for life…” One life, live it well! Live Blissfully, YvonneB

And The Fitness Guru of 2016 Is…

Pokémon!! Can you believe it?  Not only is Pokémon smashing app sales it is also getting people off their couches, away from the TV screen and onto the streets. And it would appear Pokémon has been transformational for some. Take Sam Clark for instance, he claims to have lost more than 12 kilos. Hitting the streets to…

The Battle For Healthier Lifestyles

I’ve been a lifelong fitness fan… fortunately. That said my eating habits have, over the years, been more ‘miss’ than ‘hit’. I had a mindset that said ‘as long as I work out I can eat anything’. And that made perfectly good sense to me. I looked fit and healthy, so all must be well, right? Wrong!…

The Healthy Mindset

Step 1: Have a goal, keep it realistic and write it down Step 2: Make a firm decision and commitment to do what is necessary Step 3: Find a supportive friend (or two) who will encourage, listen and challenge you positively Step 4: Expand your knowledge – start your  health, fitness & personal development library one book…