Break ups, loneliness and the dreaded Valentine's Day

Yup. It’s that time of year again. Dust off the champagne flutes and tap into your inner poet for some romantic Valentine’s Day card content, the big day is nearly here!. No matter how you feel about the relevance of such a date on the calendar, for those of us who are single or are dealing with a relationship breakup or divorce, Valentine’s Day can be difficult to ignore. If you’re struggling, don’t ‘text the ex’ or spend the day under the duvet crying… read this instead!

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Ed Smith
Switch it off! - how unplugging yourself more often can change your life.

In a world where technological advances are supposed to be making our lives better, doesn’t it seem like people are more disconnected than ever?

Be honest, how do you normally feel after watching the news every day? Inspired and full of joy?

Can you really say you ‘don’t have time to exercise’ when the average adult spends several hours a day looking at their phone screen?

And do you REALLY give a shit what Vicky at work had for breakfast today?……

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Ed Smith
Faster, Higher, Stronger? - Yes. Invincible? - No.

With over a decade of experience in Elite Sport, we’ve got first hand experience of the demands on professional athletes. In a world where you are expected to deliver results, no matter what life throws at you, athletes don’t always want their competition or their coaches to know they are struggling.

Battling through it can often be seen as ‘tough’or ‘courageous’…. but it’s definitely not smart.

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Ed Smith
Is there a formula for happiness? The reality of life vs our expectations.

It would seem that there are so many people out there in the world today who are seeking this wonderful yet highly elusive thing we call ‘Happiness’. But how many of us actually find it? Can it be found? Can we grow it or farm it or manufacture it? Is it something that’s hereditary? Maybe there is some secret formula that some people have figured out, but the greedy buggers won’t tell us what it is!

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Ed Smith
Pushing you forward or pulling you back?

‘You are the average of the 5 people that you spend the most time with’

Jim Rohn once said that, and it has permeated through self-help books and personal development courses and coaching ever since. But just how true is that? And what, or who, could be holding you back from the life you really deserve?

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Ed Smith