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Limiting Beliefs: Are You Being Your Biggest Hurdle?

Are you your own worst enemy? Now is a good time to look deeper into the issue and wonder if what’s standing between you and your goal is not just … you (your beliefs, your values, your behavior, …). When we self-sabotage or make excuses which prevent us from moving forward, we are giving in to our Limiting Beliefs. For instance, you may want a new job but you lack confidence in yourself and can’t stand to be rejected. You may want to start a family but you scare all the men (/women) away with your demanding attitude. You may … Read The Full Article …

Crash Diets: Why They Don’t Last & What To Do Instead

2 weeks to go before your beach holiday… You’ve just bought a new bikini and are determined to fit into it by then. There’s only one choice left. You need to crash diet. It might work in the short term but…you will end up paying the price! The body is a clever machine. If you give it less energy in the form of food, it will burn its reserves. That, of course is the main principle underlying all diets. The problem is that the body has a way of burning its reserves that just doesn’t work with fad diets. How … Read The Full Article …

Mindfulness: How to Practice the Art of Mindfulness

Mindfulness originates from Buddhism but it has become increasingly popular in the West. It has recently been used to treat patients with depression, chronic fatigue, cancer, stress… and has shown very promising results. Results you can expect include: an increased ability to relax greater energy and enthusiasm for life heightened self-belief and an increased ability to cope more effectively with both short and long-term stressful situations What Is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is becoming aware of what’s around us here and now. In fact, it’s the exact opposite to what we normally do: going through our endless tasks, thinking about what we … Read The Full Article …

Cognitive Dissonance: The Lies We Tell Ourselves and How They Can Help Us Change

Have you ever heard of Cognitive Dissonance? Cognitive dissonance sounds like a mouthful but it’s a fascinating concept and one that, unknowingly, you’ve been practicing all your life. When you see something in a shop and you want it but it’s just too expensive and you can’t afford it, have you ever convinced yourself that: it wasn’t that great anyway it didn’t fit you that well you don’t need it anyway because you have one nearly like this at home It might all be true but, often, it’s just a lie. So why do we do this? To downgrade the … Read The Full Article …

Vitamin C: How Much Do We Really Need It?

Vitamin C is quite well known and widely used as a supplement, but how much do you know about it? Do you need Vitamin C? Oh yes you do! Read on to understand why and what’s the best way to get your daily recommended dose. The most popular vitamin… Vitamin C is very popular. People know about it and most take it as a supplement and give it to their children – sometimes it is the only vitamin supplement they take. Is this popularity justified? What are the effects of vitamin C on the body, in which food is vitamin … Read The Full Article …