Your success will depend almost entirely on how well you can motivate yourself. Consider: a self-motivated but otherwise average person always outperforms a genius who can’t get going. When it comes to achieving any goal, having a propelling reason behind why you want to accomplish it is the number 1 key to of success. However, if your motivation is purely for external rewards to buy … Continue reading The Motivation Myth
Self-love and body positivity are all the current rage in marketing and #inspo. I applaud everyone who posts their bikinis pics feeling all jazzed and confident with the tag #bodypositive. But for most people this concept is unrealistic and these images feel completely fake and contribute to those feelings of unworthiness. A client said to me, I saw this post on Instagram that said you … Continue reading Ditch the body hate. My top 4 tips to like your body just 1% more.
We are surrounded by images of bodies every day, and we know that these images can impact and distort the feelings we have about our bodies and create feelings of unworthiness and dissatisfaction. But what about the messages we received from the ones closest to use, how do they show up? On a daily basis, we are seeing up to 600 advertisements a day and … Continue reading The one thing more Influential on our Body Image than Instagram
Is this really the best we can do? This week I have had a number of people speak with me in private about how fitness has completely ruined their relationship with food and their body. This saddens me, but also makes me very angry. What makes me more upset is these clients could have been better supported so that the negative thoughts and behaviours that … Continue reading Hey Fitness Industry, is this the best we can do?
Are you a high achiever on the brink of collapse? In my field of work as a counsellor and personal trainer, I am fascinated by high achievers, by A types, the seemingly successful, driven and ambitious men and women. I speak with them on a professional level, I listen to them speak on podcasts and at conferences, I have dated them, and in recent times … Continue reading The dark secret of high achievers