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Breaking Habits Part 3 – Our ethos and how we can help:

Up to now in our series of blog posts about breaking bad habits, we have reported on:

How long does it take?

Is it easy?

So now we know that identifying a current pleasure or pain is critical to help break a habit.

But that’s only part of the story.

Identifying why that is important […]

By |March 13th, 2020|Emotional Health, Happiness, Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Breaking Habits Part 3 – Our ethos and how we can help:

Part Two – Is it easy to change a habit?

I recently wrote about how long it takes to break a habit (https://www.jtethos.com/how-to-break-a-habit-part-one/) and as a follow on to that, asking how easy it is to break a habit seems a logical next question.

I’m talking about bad habits that can wreck your health.

It may not be easy to change a […]

By |January 30th, 2020|Jim's Blog|Comments Off on Part Two – Is it easy to change a habit?

My First Podcast

I was delighted to accept an invitation to talk to Benjamin brain, the host of ‘The Truth About Business’ Podcast, about all things health, fitness, wellbeing but also about running a health and fitness business. As a first experience it was a real rush and I’m really pleased with how […]

By |January 28th, 2020|Chek, Education, Emotional Health, Energy Building, Exercise, Happiness, Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle, Nutrition|Comments Off on My First Podcast

Client of the Month – October 2019

Congratulations to Brendan – we are proud to present him as our Client of the Month!
Brendan came to us when he felt his recovery from surgery had stalled. He was following the hospital exercise programme but felt that it was no longer challenging enough. Brendan has had his fair share […]

By |October 4th, 2019|Client of the month|Comments Off on Client of the Month – October 2019

When to seek expert help for neck and back pain

When to seek expert help for neck and back pain
Neck and back pain are more common than you might think. In fact, it is thought eight out of ten people will suffer with back or neck pain that is not caused by an underlying medical condition at some point in […]

By |May 13th, 2019|Education, Jim's Blog|Comments Off on When to seek expert help for neck and back pain
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What is a CHEK Practitioner?

What is a CHEK Practitioner?
CHEK Practitioners are a group of exercise professionals who specialize in corrective high-performance exercise kinesiology. Now you probably haven’t got the faintest idea of what that means and if I’m brutally honest, after over 10 years involved with the CHET Practitioners, I don’t really understand what […]

By |August 2nd, 2018|Chek, Health, Jim's Blog|Comments Off on What is a CHEK Practitioner?
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Why A Full Body & Lifestyle Approach Is Better Than Pure Exercise

Exercise is one of the best things you can do if you’re looking to improve your physical and mental health. However, it shouldn’t be done in isolation. Adopting a holistic approach to your health and wellbeing, and taking care of your entire body and your lifestyle is far more beneficial […]

By |July 10th, 2018|Education, Emotional Health, Exercise, Health, Jim's Blog, Nutrition|Comments Off on Why A Full Body & Lifestyle Approach Is Better Than Pure Exercise
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What ‘Fit at 50’ actually means

You aren’t as fit as you used to be
Here at JT Ethos, one of our main specialties is health overhauls for men and women who dare to accept that they’ve kind of reached that middle phase of their life. Nobody likes the word “middle-aged”, but we all kind of know […]

By |July 10th, 2018|Education, Exercise, Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle, Rehabilitation|Comments Off on What ‘Fit at 50’ actually means
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How Being Positive Can Help Back Pain

Having a positive outlook on life comes with many obvious benefits. Some are well known, such as reducing rates of depression, increased life span and a higher resistance to the common cold. But are you aware that being positive could also reduce physical pain, such as back pain?
How a Negative […]

By |June 22nd, 2018|Education, Emotional Health, Happiness, Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle|Comments Off on How Being Positive Can Help Back Pain
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5 reasons dieting doesn’t work and what you should do instead

People diet to lose weight because they’re worried about their health, but dieting can be punishing on the body and isn’t the right solution.
Here are five reasons why dieting doesn’t work and advice on the right way to approach food for a healthy body and mind.

1) Diets make us unhappy

Meal […]

By |June 5th, 2018|Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition|Comments Off on 5 reasons dieting doesn’t work and what you should do instead