Category: Self

10 Tips to stay healthy this Xmas

‘Tis the season to eat, drink and be merry… but there’s nothing to be merry about when you’ve put on weight, your clothes don’t fit, you have no energy, your joints are sore, your moods are all over the place…. Research studies show clear differences between the habits of people who gain weight over the

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How to break a bad habit

When trying to break a bad habit, most people focus on the behaviour itself eg. how to stop smoking, eating lollies, sleeping through the alarm… I think we should be going a step further back and looking at the cues and triggers as to WHAT ENABLES US to participate in that behaviour. If we can

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How to prioritise YOU

Are you a people pleaser? Do you always look after everyone else before yourself? Not only is that not healthy, it’s no fun either! We all need to find a healthy balance between looking after ourselves and helping others. Most of us understand this on an intellectual level, however putting it into practice can be

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A dose of reality

8.10am is when my ASD super-powered daughter Abs goes to school. Not 8.11am, Not 8.09am, 8.10am every. single. day. Just one of the many qualities I love about her. And we have the same routine every morning: At 8.10am she says: “Right Mum I’m going to school.” And then she comes and gives me a

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Member of The Month: Vanessa

How long have you been a SBF member? 4 months What’s one thing (either health related or not) that you learned in the last month? Structure and planning is the key to me staying on track. What’s a fun fact about you that not many people know? I have a masters degree in science and

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My message to a troll

“Hooray she can do a burpee but what kind of person ties their hair in pigtails with ribbons in it? I’d rather have a brain”  This was a comment I found in an online magazine article relating to this photo. Now usually I don’t care what people have written because: I don’t want to waste

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Cooly Getaway 2021

After a year of lockdowns, uncertainty and very nervous waiting, our girls weekend finally arrived right on schedule…. and what a BRILLIANT weekend it was! Day 1: Thursday 18 crew members arrived at our beautiful destination: Coolangatta on the Qld / NSW coastal border. Home base was Mantra Resort which is situated perfectly on the

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The little things

I was running along with my good mate Mike the other day, discussing the finer details of sticky tape. I was telling him that I buy the cheap sticky tape because I’m too much of a tight arse to buy the good stuff. Then I always regret it later because the cheap stuff … well

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Member of The Month: Kerry

How long have you been a SBF member? 18 months What’s one thing (either health related or not) that you learned in the last month? I have found that having a plan and making a commitment to the plan means I am more than likely going to achieve the outcome. I decided at the end

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What is Solution Focused Hypnotherapy & Can It Help You?

Here’s a 26 min live video explaining the benefits and answering common questions. Or keep reading for a brief overview… Let’s start by defining what hypnosis is: The brain has different levels of consciousness, or awareness, ranging from fully alert to drowsy to fully asleep, with variations in between. Hypnosis is a specific form of

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Why NOW is the right time

Every great achievement is made up of hundreds…or thousands…or maybe hundreds of thousands, of little actions.  Dreaming about your goal is not going to get you any closer. Really wanting to achieve your goal is not going to get you any closer. Being jealous or complaining about others having achieved what you want, is not going

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Sticking to the plan on weekends, holidays & during lockdown.

Can you relate to any of these scenarios: You feel as though you work hard all week then blow it on the weekend with bad food choices or too much alcohol. You’re currently in lockdown, lost your routine and good habits and don’t know how to get started again… or if it’s even possible. You

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