Life Lessons from Mr Miyagi

Reading Time: 6 minutes My grandfather was a sage in his own, unassuming right. His biggest teachings for me were ones of patience, dedication, play, and unconditional love. He was a quiet giant who emanated so much love in the way only grandads can. To me he was the epitome of Stoicism. I really cannot remember a time whenContinue reading “Life Lessons from Mr Miyagi”

My top tools for enhancing sleep

Reading Time: 8 minutes At this point in history we should all understand the importance of getting enough sleep, yet we appear to be more sleep deprived than ever. One study from 2018 found that the average person in Britain gets only 6 hours and 19 minutes of sleep, with people only ever getting the recommended 8 hours twiceContinue reading “My top tools for enhancing sleep”

My Mental Health Toolkit

Reading Time: 7 minutes I decided to take a small break from our series on movement as this past Sunday (10th October) was World Mental Health Day. This was a day set aside for the promotion of awareness, education and advocacy against the stigma of mental health. Sadly this stigma still remains and is a huge stumbling block forContinue reading “My Mental Health Toolkit”

Box Breathing

Reading Time: 4 minutes Stress Management is one of our 5 Circles of Health, our approach to forging happy, healthy, hard to kill humans. We know how important a healthy mind is in creating a healthy body, and vice versa. Stress management has a multitude of faces. We can manage our physical stress by applying the correct stimuli andContinue reading “Box Breathing”