Find out about 5 gym personality types

Find out about 5 gym personality types

My BMI is off the wall and sitting down for much of the day in a therapy room does not help, so  I  joined the local gym.   I’ve been exercising now for 3 weeks and I’m noticing improvements.  Whilst there I have been observing others and interested in their attitudes and emotions towards commitment to exercise. Odell Lewis, the fitness trainer and I had a chat last week, well I asked him for an interview: How can being in the gym or working with a fitness trainer help? It will help you to achieve goals, lose weight, feel healthier, boost confidence…

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How can Ayurvedic medicine help with emotional wellbeing?

How can Ayurvedic medicine help with emotional wellbeing?

As a holistic therapist I often wonder about other alternative treatments for emotional issues.  Having been to India and experienced a very relaxing Ayurvedic massage I was keen to know more about Ayurvedic treatments and the types of emotional issues that arise.  So I decided to find out more by interviewing Harley Street specialist Dr Ashish of Ashishveda UK What are the Main Reasons for people seeing an Ayurvedic Practitioner? Most people come along because they cannot find answers elsewhere and have been discouraged by other forms of help for their problems How much do you believe emotional wellbeing plays a part in physical…

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How do you make sense of terrorism?

How do you make sense of terrorism?

  Words are hard to find when faced with terrorism on your doorstep.  France is our neighbour, our friend, our brother and sister. The attacks at this period in history can leave us feeling lost and powerless to know what to do.  We can feel confusion and despair!  Typical questions might be: Why France? Why Now? What does this mean for the UK and other European cities? Am I safe – do I stay away from the centre of the City? Is this war? Who are these people doing this? It is hard to find the answers and know the truth.…

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10 signs you are living with a narcissist?

10 signs you are living with a narcissist?

It can take a long time to work this one out but one day the penny will drop.  Here are 10 signs to look out for that might indicate your partner’s behaviour is determined by far more than plain selfish actions: 1  Do you feel isolated and unloved in your relationship despite your partner saying the words “of course I love you”.  Narcissist people are emotionally detached and find it hard to relate on a deep level about thoughts and feelings. 2  Is there space for your voice and opinions in the relationship or do you find that only happens when…

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Why are people defensive?

Why are people defensive?

    How many times do you walk into meetings or interviews to be met by this type of body language.  The arms folded in front are a sure sign of defensive behaviour but this does not necessarily mean the person does not like you. Defensive people are protecting themselves from being hurt in some way.  We all want to stand up for ourselves, be assertive, true to our values and not be seen as weak push-overs.  Communicating our thoughts and feelings is the best way to go forward but this is not always easy in work type situations.  Less…

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