Why do I swim in cold water? Can you?

Why do I swim in cold water? Can you?

Would you like to know cold water can improve your health? Boost your immune system and improve your mood? Check out my 5 minute blog on the topic.

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Have you considered how your words impact your kids?

Have you considered how your words impact your kids?

Do we spend enough time thinking about how our words can impact our children? Inaction can be as harrowing and painful as action, the lack of attention, the unwilling arm of comfort in the dark can be as damaging the hand that strikes in anger… Do we honestly believe that our children can’t hear us, can't feel us, can’t understand us?

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Why I believe meditation is a Jedi power and how you can develop this mastery.

Why I believe meditation is a Jedi power and how you can develop this mastery.

The most important thing to realise on the path to developing a solid meditation practice is the need to start small. Bank a few minutes each day and build from there. Now, some days I can meditate for hours, but most days I meditate for one hour. However when I started, it was only five minutes every day. Do not try and create a practice that is not sustainable in the context of your attention span, family commitments or your historical habits in respect to your staying power.

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How to use a simple 1 minute exercise to tap into your Vagus Nerve

How to use a simple 1 minute exercise to tap into your Vagus Nerve

The Vagus Nerve is such an incredible part of the human anatomy. Wim Hoff (The IceMan)  is probably one of the most famous people working in this field, although his focus is more on cold water treatment. However, we do know that cold water is a trigger for the Vagus Nerve. Hoff recovered from depression after his wife's tragic suicide. He started to realise that by swimming in the ice cold waters of the Netherlands his mind became calmer, his darker thoughts diminished and he was becoming more content and happier.

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Wow!!! The list of successful people who meditate is extensive :-)

In case you did not already know the list of successful business people, media stars, financiers and sports stars who credit much of their success to meditation is quite amazing. 

There are very few more amazing in this space than Ray Dalio. Ray is considered to be one of the greatest hedge fund managers in the world, and his track record certainly matches his reputation. However, this is anything but surprising to me.

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