Things I’ve Learned: Courage, Comfort & Combating the Kilos

Hey Gorgeous Girls…. If you’ve been checking out my social media feeds over the past few weeks, there’s been a little bit of a theme emerging…. not an intentional direction on my part, just one that seems to have developed quite organically. It’s also been coming through quite strongly in a few Facebook Groups that…

How Focussing on Yourself Can be the Most Selfless Act of Giving

Ask not what you could do for others, but what you should do for yourself! Being a ‘better’ person isn’t just about performing ‘selfless acts’ and ‘serving’ the people around us. Sometimes, the most selfless act we can perform, is focussing inwards and enhancing our own levels of personal happiness. Seeing and impacting the world…

Things I’ve Learned – Weight Loss is Not Linear

#thingsivelearned Back in the early days of my lifestyle evolution, hopping on the scales was a pretty nerve-wracking ritual. Each Monday morning, I’d psych myself up…. hoping, wishing, praying, that the scales would somehow confirm that I’d been ‘good’…. that all my healthy eating and all my hard hours at the gym had been worth…

Five Great Tips for Staying Motivated

Sometimes the road to improving your health & fitness can seem long…. & dark…. & lonely. It can be tough to motivate yourself day after day to exercise and eat really well…. but there are some really simple things you can do to stay on the right track! After decades of yo-yo dieting (& having…

The ‘Big 4’ in Weight Loss Mistakes

1. Focussing on Weight Loss rather than Total Health Management: Effective Total Health Management is a marathon, not a sprint. People commonly make the mistake of focussing solely upon weight loss (which, in the scheme of things, is the easy part); yet they fail to plan for the long term sustainable future. This is the…

Things I’ve Learned: Stop Looking for Shortcuts

#thingsivelearned You’ll actually reach your destination quicker, if you stop looking for shortcuts! Hey, I’ve been there before. I’ve lost big numbers on the scales on several occasions…. & that’s exactly how I’ve learned that the shortcuts simply don’t work in the long term! Sure, the latest diet fad always seems so easy, like it’s…

Things I’ve Learned: Infuse Your Life with Action

#thingsivelearned You can dream your dreams, visualise, plan and strategize, or diligently acquire knowledge from peers, a ton of books, or an internet full of online webinars…. but ultimately, the only thing that is going to result in the achievement of your goals, is ACTION! Whether it be a fun recreational pursuit, a radical career…