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As the demand for coaching has increased there is a wider variety of coaches available. Every coach will have their own strengths and unique style depending on their course of study, and their experience, methodology and personality.
Here are the key things to consider when choosing the right coach for you:
Great communication is at the heart of our relationships, parenting, career success and virtually every aspect of life.
Sometimes it can be difficult to clearly communicate what you want and need and create a positive outcome. In this interview Lauren shares her 6 step process to achieve what she calls 'Complete Communication' to avoid misundertandings and strife, so you can enjoy more health and happiness in life right now.
One of the greatest challenges with stress is that it can be a bit like hypothermia, often you don't realise you're suffering from it, until it's too late.
So, today I want to share with you some tips on how to identify when you are stressed and some things you can do about it.
Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. While stress has been made into a public health enemy, research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case.
Hear psychologist Kelly McGonigal explain how to see stress as a positive... see more
Have you ever left a dinner party feeling heavy, bloated and over full?
Has a social event ever thwarted your good intentions and left you feeling guilty?
These tips will help you find the right balance, so you can fully enjoy yourself and feel just as good walking out of your next social gathering as you did walking in;
You know that feeling when you’ve set a new goal and you can picture achieving it. It’s so exciting. It motivates you to get going and you start out with a fantastic first day.
But then something happens…
You lose motivation. You feel stuck. You’re not sure how to get back on track.
Our thoughts can be tricky things. Read More...
Walking to school this morning, I was thinking about how our lives are the sum of our habits.
We all have default settings, whether we're aware of them or not.
Some of our defaults shorten our lives, draining us of energy, leading to inflammation, stress, fat gain and disease. Others extend our lives, bringing us increased health, vibrancy, quality of life and ultimately longevity.
"If you realised how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. They can have a powerful influence for good when they're on the positive side, and they can and do make you physically ill when they're on the negative side." - Peace Pilgrim
Increasingly women (and even men) are struggling with their sense of body image. The latest stats show that 75% of women are dissatisfied with their appearance, 89% saying they want to lose weight. 50% of women are on a diet at any one time and 80% of 10 year old girls have already dieted!
I want to start a revolution where people learn how to exercise anywhere, anytime in as little as four minutes, two minutes or even just 30 seconds!
I want people to fall in love with mini exercise snacks, so they fit movement into every day of their lives and feel so fantastic that they wouldn't ever go without it!!
I call it my 'Snack on Exercise' philosophy and I would love you to partner with me to launch a Snack on Exercise Movement..
Most people start a health kick by focusing on WHAT to eat. And more so WHAT NOT to eat.
What I recommend however, is that before you even address the WHAT, it's much more important to focus on the HOW.
Addressing how you eat is the starting point for real nourishment and happiness.
The number one thing you can do to improve your eating, and as a result boost your health and feel fantastic, is...
At 29 weeks pregnant I was shocked to found out that I have gestational diabetes.
I share my experience with you here to help others understand more and learn from it;
Get fit, lose weight, feel better - even if you've zero time.
Discover how 4 minutes of movement a day can boost your energy, lift your mood and transform how you look and feel – all from the comfort of your home or office!
Lauren Parsons, Author of real food less fuss shares her tips for simplifying life, saving time and money, boosting your health and ovecoming cravings in this TV interview with Catherine Marion.
Watch the full video replay here.
Do you wish you could better juggle work, family & life?
Would you like to feel more calm, confident & in control?
I'm thrilled to announce this NEW 8-Week action-oriented intensive coaching programme, which will help you gain control, restore calm & experience more joy!
Everyone wants to be healthy but a common reason for not exercising is lack of time.
Join host Robyn Pearce interviewing Lauren Parsons, a health and wellbeing specialist from New Zealand, who debunks the belief that we need to invest lots of time into health.
You'll also learn really practical tips on how to 'snack' on exercise and simple, economical quick ideas for healthy meals.
Real Food Less Fuss is out now.
The ultimate time-saving guide to simplify your life and feel amazing every day.
Much more than a cook book, this book teaches busy people how to plan, shop, cook and eat well, to have less stress and more energy every day.
Do you ever get to the end of the day and wonder where its gone, feeling like you've worked so hard but achieved so little? Ever stay late to get just a couple more things done so you'll have a couple of free hours the next day? Do you notice that those hours never really get freed up?
Constant work and home pressure builds up over time and really can lead to burn out! The reality is that we all have the same 24 hours. We can't change time, but we can change the way we use it.
If you would like to make the most of your time, here are some simple practical ways to increase you effectiveness...