Stress

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Travel Hacks Part 2 – Taking the Scenic Route

This is the second of June’s SNAP series which is all about travel hacks, and this time I’m talking about why it’s good to sometimes slow down and consider taking the scenic route. This follows on from last week’s tip about how I get nutrition on the go. Take the slow train So, you may […]

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Celebrating 10 Years In Business

As we celebrate a significant milestone –10 years in business – it’s a perfect moment to look back on how our team and business have evolved since our humble beginnings in 2012. In the beginning Initially, we embarked on our journey as a small group of personal trainers, armed with a holistic framework we call

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Social relationships and emotional resilience

It’s the final instalment in our series on emotional resilience, and this one is about social relationships. In case you missed any of them, part one was about sleep. Part two, I discussed doing something that is meditative. And last time we looked at the relationship between food and mood. All are essential for wellbeing,

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Using food to bolster good mood and emotional resilience

This month is all about emotional resilience. For part one, we talked about sleep, and having a bedtime routine. Week two in the series was about meditation and meditative practice. This time it’s about something very close to my heart, having several qualifications in nutrition. And that is food. Or, more specifically, food and mood

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The relationship between emotional resilience and sleep

This month, we’re running a series of SNAPs about emotional resilience. For those of you who don’t already know, SNAP stands for ‘Short, Novel And Practical’, providing you with quick, interesting and easy-to-implement information and tips to help optimise your wellbeing. A few weeks ago, I was invited to do a talk on emotional techniques

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Backing Off Beats Burnout

Welcome to the final instalment in our SNAP series about Cadence, the key to high performance. Cadence is a simple, four-step approach to managing energy that works. Part one was about the first phase, predict. And we asked, “When are your Wimbledons?” When are the big events coming up for you, both professionally and personally?

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Do you know your red flags for chronic stress or burnout?

It’s part three in our series of SNAPs about Cadence, the key to high performance. Cadence is a simple, four-step approach to managing energy that works. Part one was all about identifying the big events coming up for you – both professionally and personally. Then, we talked about what small actions you could take to

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What small actions will you take to build your bulletproof?

It’s part two in our series of Cadence conversations. We’re picking up from last time, where I kicked it all off with the idea of the business athlete, for a high-performance culture. I then talked about the first phase of the Cadence Approach, which is ‘predict’, asking you the question, “When are your Wimbledons?” –

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biophilia: bringing nature into the home to boost the parasympathetic nervous system

Bringing Nature Indoors for your Parasympathetic Nervous System

A recent Guardian article describes the benefits of being out in nature for your parasympathetic nervous system, cognitive health, memory, and brain function. A quick explanation for anyone who needs it: the parasympathetic nervous system is responsible for your body’s “rest and digest” processes. Things like reducing heart rate and increasing gut motility – the

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