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Lynton’s story

I love it when I meet someone who's truly genuine and kind hearted. It's sometimes difficult events of the past that can create the character we become. When his daughter was 8 months old, Lynton's life path changed forever. Here's his story. Pinnaroo is a town...

New Year, New Leaf

So here it it. The New Year. It's a time that means something different for everyone. Thankfulness For some, a new year provides an opportunity to look back. It's a time of reminiscence at what the past year gave and in turn being grateful. It might be a new life...

Heidi’s story.

A young mum of three school age children, a wife, a self made business owner and a pillar of strength as a pre-school support worker, Heidi's life was full and fluid. Then the news came. "But that happens to OTHER people." I met with Heidi for a friendly vino and...

Jennifer’s story.

Today I had coffee and manoushi with a dear friend. It was my privilege to sit and listen to her story. I learnt some valuable life lessons from her. I also learnt what manoushi was. Let me tell you about Jennifer.   When she was 16, Jennifer and one of her...

WHAT WE REALLY WANT FOR CHRISTMAS

I had lunch with some beautiful-in-every-way girlfriends last week. This close to Christmas, naturally, the conversation headed towards the big day and we shared our plans. I won't say the banter became heated but we certainly fired up when talking about families and...

MORE THAN JUST CLIENTS

It's true. I'm a personal trainer and coach. I get paid to do what I do. But it's SO much bigger and better. Last week I said farewell and bon voyage to a dear client who's moving to Hong Kong. She's trained with me for years, consistently and with her whole heart....

5 UNWRITTEN RULES OF THE SCHOOL CAR PARK

When I come back, I’m going to come back as a school car park supervisor. Seriously. Give me a hi-viz vest and a whistle and I’m your gal ! It’s been long enough and I’ve been around the block enough- literally, to know there are five unwritten rules of the school car park. Here they are. Enter at your own risk!

          BEHIND THE SCENES..... Last night I trained a gorgeous bunch of girls. One of those sessions I really look forward to! Half way through the session, I realised with guilty conscience that I was just standing in front of them saying...

MY CHALLENGE. ARE YOU WITH ME?

As a personal trainer, wife and mum I am forever thinking about the needs and wants of everyone around me. Am I providing a great training session, tailored to that particular client? Am I looking after my family, hiding the green bits in the cooking well enough and...

AM I BORING YOU?

I thought I had a real problem as a trainer. Had I lost my magic mojo? Had I done the wrong thing? Was I really THAT boring? It happened with nearly EVERY client and I started to get a complex. Was there something amiss with my performance? WHY? WHY was everyone...

THROW THE SCALES AWAY

Every week I hear it.   "I'm not losing any weight!". "The scales aren't moving". .....and as a trainer- I'm sick of it! While I always say 'don't go by the scales' and 'go by your clothes' or 'have you ever had a body composition scan?' -here is my PROOF! Here is the...

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