Archive for Exercise

How to up your movement sessions to 5 times per week

How to up your movement sessions to 5 times per week

Check in. Listen to yourself. Are you pushing yourself, or does your body carry you forward with a joyful momentum? A habit you can always do is so much better than an ambition you can’t First of all, are you alright exercising 3 times a…

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How to up your movement sessions to 3-4 times per week

How to up your movement sessions to 3-4 times per week

  Can one of those exercise slots be at home? One of them be with a friend or partner? One of them involve relaxation? One of them be ‘babysitting’ (take the child in a buggy?) Is it time for a a challenge? Evaluation time: let’s…

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How to start an exercise habit, 3 times a week

How to start an exercise habit, 3 times a week

My critics might wonder, and laugh, at why I’ve been walking to the gym in my fitness outfit with my headphones on, only to turn tail at the electronic turnstile and walk straight back home. Well, guys, laugh you may, but I’m trying to entrench…

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Seven ways to make failure impossible

Seven ways to make failure impossible

We live by goals, targets, determination. But the trouble is, you either meet goals (success) or not (fail). And since failure is hefty, and willpower a limited resource, here’s another way to do life I’ve loved goals (I WILL draft a novel in 31 days,…

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Weight gain when stopping breastfeeding – myths and fears

Weight gain when stopping breastfeeding – myths and fears

I’ve talked to several women these last few weeks who are anxious about their body going outta control when they stop breastfeeding. Here’s some science (and some philosophy) to help you trust the process The worries women bring to me, as an eating psychology coach,…

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Happy Easter

Happy Easter

Snow, hail, rain, blue sky, wind bending the trees, clouds zooming. May you seize every sunbeam After scouring the internet for flights to Malaga and Tel Aviv, we’ve settled for celebrating Spring by taking the whippers for four nights in a shed in a nowhere…

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How one habit begets another

How one habit begets another

 Mapping how habits hinge on each other helps me figure out what to fix first when it’s all up in the air I veer off course Imagine my good lifestyle habits, my happiness, are like slowly riding a wobbly bike. A space bike. Trying to…

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Commit #6: Don’t (just) talk about it, do it

Commit #6: Don’t (just) talk about it, do it

Yogoing to yoga? Yep. Today. This post is my accountability. That’s all I have to say. Nearly Don’t talk about it, it’s a waste of energy There’s a fab part of a Jon Kabat-Zinn audio (Beginning Mindfulness) when he urges us not to talk about…

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How to start a virtuous circle

How to start a virtuous circle

And how to end a vicious circle! There’s one change I need to make for all the others to flow What a virtuous circle. Laura Eades 2014 Dear Laura, There’s one easy thing you can do that will have a profound effect on all your…

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