An inspiring and entertaining Ted talk by Shawn Achor on the effect of positivity on our working lives, with several actional bits of advice.
There is no substitute for a fantastic professional person to person massage, however, if you suffer from chronic neck and back pain, you could do worse than buy a Homedics Shiatsu Pillow for the price of a massage (you can find the Deluxe version here) – currently ranges from £34 – £40. Due to having […]
This morning I decided to pull out my yoga mat and have a pilates and yoga session, to kick start myself into getting back into a fitness routine. My Osteopath very correctly told me I should get back into pilates and yoga, and to stay at the beginner level for a long time. My muscles are built up well, but […]
Recently I wrote about how sometimes work and life can get the best of you and some of the ways I try to get through those times, although some may have been a bit controversial, there are different routes for different people (based of genetics, attitude, body chemistry etc). So not long after I was given the […]
There is a way to get more hours into a day – sleep less! One of the brilliant things about being slightly over-busy is that your body, through not working at 100%, often keeps you from getting the rest it so much craves. After some conversations following the original post, I feel the need to clarify I’m […]
Keeping with my new tradition, here are my workout stats from January through April, 2012 and while I don’t find using notes on my iPhone the most ideal template, it’s been invaluable for my sessions – being able to keep track of my reps & weight has come in handy on more than one occasion. This also helps […]
At the start of 2011 I hadn’t yet decided to participate in the Belron Triathlon, nor was I yet back to being a member of the gym. Now, 12 months later, here I am writing about my gym sessions like a dork and have a open water swim race under my belt. I remember when […]