Entries by jacqui

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Stress – the good, bad and the ugly

Is the feeling of being “tired but wired” familiar to you? Or maybe you are on the “coffee, chocolate & wine” diet. You NEED a coffee to wake up. At 3.30 the afternoon slump hits and you seek out chocolate for a quick pick-me-up, and then a sneaky wine or two at night to help […]

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Why Shopping for Clothes is my kryptonite

How a coach can help you overcome your kryptonite Kryptonite! We all have our own version of Superman’s kryptonite – something that exposes your ultimate weakness, fear, aversion, or a phobia. What’s my kryptonite? A – SHOPPING FOR CLOTHES! Closely followed by… B – ATTENDING A FANCY LADIES LUNCHEON And I have done A to […]

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Do you suffer from Decision Fatigue?

My 5-Top Tips to avoid Decision Fatigue Decision fatigue. Heard of it? It’s that feeling of overwhelm that gradually builds up, to the point where if you have to make one more decision, for yourself or someone else, it may just tip you over the edge. Let’s face it – life is one decision after […]

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Why diets don’t work

Please don’t diet again Dieting is not a topic that I write or even talk about very often, and that’s because DIETS DON’T WORK. But why then is the diet industry making so much money? Because diets don’t work! You try one diet, immediately lose a few kgs but when life goes back to normal, […]

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Letting go

Hey Jac…what are you holding onto? This was a question I kept asking myself this morning in Yin yoga, as I found myself holding tension in muscles and even holding my breath. The more I practice this form of yoga, the more I become aware of just how much tension I hold onto in a […]

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The badge of BUSY

I was being a bit of a sticky beak today whilst waiting in line at a department store. I overheard a couple of ladies talking about how busy they were, each trying to outdo the other with who was busier! C: “Oh Hi Angela, how are you?” A: “Hi Christine! Great, but super busy.” C: […]

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Good enough IS good enough

So this weekend didn’t quite go according to plan from a training perspective…but, I survived! You see, a few years back, not getting out to do the training I had planned would have sent me into a judge-y, shame-filled, guilt trip of “shoulds”. I “should” have just gone for a short run, I “should” have […]

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How to manage your energy levels

Energy – the basic building block of life. Without energy, we couldn’t get out of bed in the morning, much less go for a run, or handle with care a challenging toddler (or teenage) tantrum. So how can we manage our energy levels enable to enable you to live life to the full and be […]