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INBA PRO-AM WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Well two weeks tomorrow is the big day for the INBA Pro-Am World Championships in Dubai! I’m pretty happy with my results so far but I’ll be glad when next Friday comes and I can modify my preparation intensity. Regardless … Continue reading

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CHALLENGES (manuscript extract “DARE TO BE DIFFERENT”)

You can choose to stay safe and remain inconspicuous and not experience the wonder of yourself. There is no doubt that fear is an uncomfortable feeling and anyone who moves outside his or her comfort zones will experience some fear, … Continue reading

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STEREOTYPES

Stereotypes, stereotypes, stereotypes, will it never end? Yesterday I phoned a local Senior Citizen’s club to make an appointment to speak to the manager, about giving a motivational talk on positive, healthy, active ageing, gratis too I might add. A … Continue reading

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LISTENING WORKS WONDERS

I was talking to a friend of mine at the gym yesterday whose mother and father had recently been put into aged care. His father has advanced dementia and his mother keeps telling him how sad she is being away … Continue reading

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SELF SABOTAGE

Most people have dreams, things they’d love to do. However many people fear failure, so they sabotage their opportunities, rather than face the possibility of failure. But the biggest failure of all is staying the same, staying stuck and allowing … Continue reading

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LET YOURSELF BE SEEN

The other day at the gym I noticed one of my friends sitting on a gym machine looking very glum indeed. I went over to him and asked him how he was. “Oh I don’t know,” he replied, “I’ve just … Continue reading

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GO FOR IT!

In my years as a psychologist I have seen people run back to a position of pain, suffering and disappointment, just to appease their childhood beliefs. I have seen people sabotage their opportunities and sabotage their happiness just so they … Continue reading

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WORLD PRO-AM NATURAL CHAMPIONSHIPS ZAKYNTHOS- GREECE

Oh what a feeling! Simply a magic moment! I only arrived home yesterday and I’m still jet lagged. I’ll put some more pictures up in the next couple of days. But remember magic moments are for all, no matter how … Continue reading

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Keeping Fit While Travelling

Boy, do I miss the gym! Push-ups and walking can help to keep you fit but they are no replacement for a solid weight-resistance training gym work-out. In only five weeks I have noticed considerable negative changes to my muscle-tone … Continue reading

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A TENDER MOMENT IN PAROS

It was our last day in Paros. It was hot and we needed a drink and so we entered a convenience store that we had visited a number of times. This store had every imaginable thing one might need including … Continue reading

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