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Why SAD matters – and how I can help

Are you feeling SAD as autumn takes hold and winter approaches?

You are not alone.
It’s reported that up to 15 in 100 people may suffer from this sometimes debilitating condition. It’s said to be more common in women than men – and the older you get, the more likely you are […]

The Car Park Positivity Test

This has to be one of my favourite games that we play at work. It is founded is rock hard science – quantum physics actually – sounds ridiculously ‘woo-woo’ but really works.

The background to it is based on something called The Law of Attraction. There is an abundance of information […]

Will I Ever Be Toned Again?

Every time I set out on a new phase of lifting my levels of health my mind gets filled with images of how my body will look. The lean, toned look with a narrow waist and pecs that look nothing like the dreaded ‘man-boobs’!

To be quite frank I have no […]

Posture – How it influences your health

Posture is  has become a real focal point in the health world over the past few years. I still don’t think we really appreciate just how much poor posture underpins almost all musculoskeletal injuries.
Have a look at the video and see what you think:

At JT Ethos we have placed posture […]

By |April 26th, 2017|Energy Building, Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle, Rehabilitation|0 Comments

Diet Confessions of a Health Coach – Staying Fit and Healthy after 40

What is a healthy diet?

That has been the question on many a persons’ lips for decades now. I do find it quite ironic that the more we learn about food the less of an idea we have about what makes a healthy diet.

200, 100 or even 50 years ago we […]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Energy Building, Health, Jim's Blog, Nutrition|0 Comments

Does Christmas have to Equal Unhealthy?

I’ve been thinking this week about the phrases I’ve been hearing. Naturally the conversation starts to involve Christmas and most people will talk to me about the New Year.

Either consciously or sub-consciously they have written off the rest of the year in relation to their health.

That means for a minimum […]

By |December 14th, 2015|Energy Building, Happiness, Health, Jim's Blog, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Mindfulness for Busy People – Part 4

In the final part of this series we will finish by giving you some information about how to use your new found mindfulness and how you can embrace it into your holistic health and fitness programme. (It goes without saying that if you don’t have a holistic health and fitness […]

Mindfulness for Busy People – Part 3

Here we follow on from parts 1 & 2 where we looked at the theory behind mindfulness, its benefits and those people who could be well suited to it – and those who probably wouldn’t be well suited.

We will give you 2 simple exercises that you can use to get […]

By |November 17th, 2015|Energy Building, Happiness, Health, Lifestyle, Rehabilitation|0 Comments

Mindfulness for Busy People – Part 2

In part 1 we discussed exactly what mindfulness was, here we will look at the benefits of mindfulness and who should and shouldn’t engage in mindfulness.

The Benefits of Mindfulness

The clinical benefits of mindfulness have focused very much on the impact on mental disease. Practicing mindfulness is not difficult, mastering mindfulness […]

By |November 10th, 2015|Energy Building, Happiness, Health, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Mindfulness for busy people

What is Mindfulness?
Simply put mindfulness is the practice of moment-to-moment awareness of present events or ‘simply remembering to be aware of something’. This means thinking about the present, what you are doing, what you are feeling, how it is affecting you, how it is serving you.

Mindfulness is a term that […]