What you’re really telling me

It’s amazing what someone can tell you without even uttering a word. As part of my studies for my Diploma of Life Coaching, I’m reading a book titled, “the Definitive book of body language” by Allan & Barbara Pease. Every single page of this book is filled with fascinating information that completely opens the mind to how we display our thoughts and feelings without speaking a single word. The subtle acts ...

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We are ALL good enough!

ENOUGH! PLEASE! A while back, I wrote about being sick of not feeling good enough. I could go into lengths about the reasons why I never feel good enough. Just look up child psychology and understanding attachment trauma to give you some ideas. But, what I’m really sick of is the fact that, whilst a lot of these thoughts of not feeling ‘good enough’ seem to be a strongly female problem, ...

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A new journey begins…

Where do I even begin this week!? Seriously, I’m sitting here absolutely ecstatic and excited for what I think/hope the future will hold and at the same time, I’m on the verge of tears. I just want to cry. But not in a bad way. I’m super happy right now. This week, I said some, ‘not-goodbyes’ but some, ‘see you later (hasta luego)’ to some amazing colleagues. I’ll see them around ...

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Connect. Understand. Be Mindful

For the past week, posts have popped up everywhere around Mental Health. Here in New Zealand, it’s mental health awareness week. This is supported largely by the Mental Health Foundation here in New Zealand. They’ve a load of resources and information on their website to help those who want to know more about how they can improve their own or help someone else who is struggling with mental health.Con Out of ...

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That’s your problem, not mine

That’s it! I QUIT! Alright, alright. I’m not quitting. Calm down. At least, not yet… Although, there was a time a few years ago where I nearly did quit… I gave serious consideration to quitting professional wrestling forever. And I know now I would have regretted it. At the time however, I felt I had no other option. I had a tendency to avoid conflict and to run away from difficult situations. ...

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What fasting has taught me

It’s amazing what you begin to notice when you become more mindful and aware. Last week, I wrote about my journey of weight loss and mentioned my current plan to kick the kilos goodbye through intermittent fasting. Not eating is something that’s a challenge for me. Particularly being an avid breakfast eater, so adjusting to the 16/8 (fast 16hours, eat for 8hours) was always going to be a struggle. I started a ...

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It’s time to make a change

It’s time to unzip those trousers and let it all out! I’ve been struggling with my weight for years. There’s been times when I’ve looked at my best, and times when I’ve looked my worst. And with cameras at practically every wrestling event, I have to get over it and get on with it all the time. It’s rough. I get into the ring and try to forget all about it. ...

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Life on Death Row

So, I’ve been reading this book lately titled, “On Death Row” by Mike James. It’s an unusual book to pick up, I’ll admit that. I grabbed it while at a local market in my hometown, Hamilton one morning. There was an awesome selection from this person’s own collection and I thought, why not?! It will be interesting to read from the perspectives of people actually on death row. And thus, I ...

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