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Does Yoyo Dieting Damage your Metabolism?

This is something I hear often and was the subject of a live training I ran recently with my group coaching programme ‘The Fabulous Butterfly Club’. People say that if you are constantly on or off a diet you will … Continue reading

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21 Lessons I’ve Learned in my First Year of Being a Self Employed Coach

On 29th March 2018, at the ripe old age of 52, I walked away from a secure 32 year career with the Ministry of Defence (Royal Air Force) to embark on a brand new venture as a self-employed Health Coach. … Continue reading

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My Miracle Morning Musings

  Can a leopard change its spots? Or, in my case, I wanted to know can a dyed in the wool night owl change their nocturnal preference to become an early bird? So, to find out if it really was … Continue reading

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Sober Talk -Seeing the World Beyond the Fog of Alcohol

‘Are we going for a walk mum?’ I’m nudged into awareness by my daughter at the end of my bed, walking shoes on, ready to go. It’s Sunday, the sun is shining through a gap in the bedroom curtains but … Continue reading

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8 Tips for Dealing with Overwhelm and Freeing up some Headspace

According to the first definition that came up on Google ‘Overwhelm’ is described as: To Bury or Drown Beneath and Huge Mass of Something, especially water….. Well, I couldn’t have summed it up better if I’d tried.  That’s exactly how … Continue reading

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The Midlife Metamorphosis

The Midlife Metamorphosis I love this metaphor as a way to describe the transition through midlife and into the second half of our lives – what I like to call our “Butterfly Years”! It just sums up exactly how I … Continue reading

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Is Your Mindset Holding You Back from Living Your Best Midlife?

There’s something about reaching this middle period in our lives that makes us stop and take notice. For me it was the huge realisation that I had probably more years behind me than I had in front of me, yet … Continue reading

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Time for a New Year Detox?

Time for a New Year Detox? Christmas and New Year tend to be portrayed as a time for celebrations, festivities and fun times with friends and family.  But for many the reality can feel anything but fun. Toxic relationships and … Continue reading

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Overcoming Inertia aka Getting Out of Your Own Way!

  Have you ever had that experience where you set yourself a great big kick ass goal? You’re all fired up and raring to go. You’ve made lists of lists of things you’re going to do to get into action. … Continue reading

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Dealing with the Embarrassment of Menopause in the Workplace

  The date is 14 August 2017.  I’m sat in the rather uninspiring Squadron tea bar in the Section where I work for the RAF, eating my lunch; a healthy homemade salad of rice and peppers with chicken.  I’m chatting … Continue reading

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