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63 minutes | Jul 15, 2020
#47 How to find your inner leader with Kul Mahay
Sometimes in life, we can often feel that we are being pushed about from pillar to post just existing rather than living You know that you need to take charge and be in control and be a LEADER of your own life, but it never seems to come off We all want to be strong, focused, and fully in control of whatever life throws at you! So to help you do this we have a VERY special guest coming on to speak to us next week and help you guys with being the leader of your own life Let us introduce one amazing person to you.....Kul Mahay! 👑💪🏼 Kul served for 32 years in the UK police service, of which two-thirds were spent at leadership level. Using his deep knowledge of Emotional Intelligence, Kul has worked with police forces, universities, fire services, and the oil industry across the globe. He is the founder of the fastest-growing personal leadership events in the UK, IGNITE YOUR INNER POTENTIAL. Kul also founded Create and Speak, a very successful intensive public speaker training programme, from which he chooses his speakers for his annual events. Kul is also the author of the popular book, ‘Smash the Habit,’ which draws on his experience of overcoming long-held habits. He believes that physical habits are just symptoms of mind habits. He now coaches, speaks and trains on the art of leadership internationally. I mean come on! What a better-qualified person to teach us all about leadership than Kul right we absolutely love Kul and we know you guys will too We are going to be chatting to Kul and asking questions like Why do we struggle to find the leader in us? Are we scared of the responsibility of being our own leader? What does emotional intelligence have to do with us being leaders? What are mind habits and how can we change them? Plus he will be sharing with us some tips on how to be able to STEP UP and TAKE THE LEAD!
57 minutes | Jul 1, 2020
#46 Looking after your mental Health in the workplace with Steve Carr
With lockdown lifting and more and more of us starting to head back out to work it can be a difficult time which could well be effecting your mental health and overall wellbeing You may feel anxious about it You may feel stressed You may find it difficult getting into the groove after so much time away All really important things that need to be considered if and when you get back to work We are so excited and honoured to have someone VERY SPECIAL coming to talk to us this week......... Presenting!!!!!!! Steve Carr 🎊 Steve is a mental health workplace wellbeing and suicide first-aid trainer coming to talk to you guys about elevating this anxiety and stress AND looking at what you can do going back into work to make sure it’s the right type of environment for everyone We are going to be talking all about Mental health in the workplace Why it is so important Why it’s different from mental health at home We will be asking questions like What can we do if we are feeling anxious about going back to work How can your workplace support you to make the transition as easy as possible What can YOU DO to help your employer and other employees to You are going to love Steve not only is he a dear friend to us but he is a real expert in this field This is a bit about Steve..... His dedication to helping others came after multiple childhood traumas and turbulent adulthood wrecked by addictions and mental health problems, leading to numerous suicide attempts. He emerged a man with a mission to change the world of mental health to ensure no one has to face adversity or challenges alone. While in recovery, he has chosen to share his story of hope, healing, and transformation through national television, radio, significant publications along with several nationally and internationally recognised businesses. He has met and shared stages with many famous and well know celebrities, including Dame Kelly Holmes, Kristy Gallacher, Russell Brand, Paul Martin, Jonny Benjamin MBE, and Stephanie Cole OBE, as an inspirational speaker. He has written many articles, blogs and his work has been recognised by Facebook who credited him with the title of 'Power Administrator' for his online mental health peer support group. He has also co-authored a book on emerging pride after Suicide and worked as an IPS Service Manager integrated within AWP NHS Mental Health Teams. One of his most significant achievements was walking from one end of Britain to the other with just £100 sleeping rough in a tent for 90 days after being diagnosed with several mental health conditions, raising awareness for both mental health and homelessness. He wrote a report on his finding and delivered it by hand by personal invitation to David Cameron at number 10 Downing Street He is qualified in many areas of mental and physical health, including youth and adult mental health first aid, awareness of mental health problems, life coaching, counseling skills, level 4 Suicide First Aid, level 3 personal training and one of only a handful of Suicide First Aid tutors in the country. His insights and knowledge come from the lived experience of overcoming some of life's biggest challenges, including several mental health issues. I mean WHAT A GUY RIGHT!!
51 minutes | Jun 25, 2020
#45 How to find your inner Beauty with Alysha Badiani
How is it that we can see the beauty in others and love others so easy but when it comes to us we berate, hate and abuse ourselves We don’t think we are beautiful and we would not even DREAM of saying that we love ourselves You have to ask, is that right? is that healthy? We feel that this needs be put right, but how can you do that? Well fear not our little beauties we have an EXPERT in all things beauty and self love coming to talk to you all next week We are excited to announce that Alysha Badiani who is an award-winning author of the book, BeYoutiful You™. Is coming to talk to you all about this very subject Alysha’s book is all about how recognising your beauty is fundamental to living your best life. After being a finalist in a pageant to be Miss India UK 2018, she realised her own lacking self-confidence and self-love. By going through her own journey, she realised her purpose in life is to help others with their self-confidence, self-esteem, and self-worth and to help people to reach a place where they are fully comfortable in their own body. Her mission in life is to help people reach a place of Unconditional Self-Love, as with this she believes we have the power to live a happy, joy-filled, meaningful life. She believes that we are all amazing and have the power to do incredible things in the world. Not only is Alysha beautiful but she has the brains to back it all up - she’s one amazing cookie! By trade she is a Chartered Accountant and was head-hunted to become a Lecturer, teaching a range of subjects through ACA, ACCA and CIMA She is also a Motivational Speaker, Confidence and Transformation Coach as well and after a recent move to Canada she is now managing Childcare Centres in Canada So you can see she is MORE than qualified to come and speak you guys all about seeing the beauty in yourself and actually having unconditional love yourself We are going to be asking questions like Why do we find it hard to see ourselves a beautiful? Why do we have a hard time loving ourselves? Why is it easy to love and see the beauty in others and not ourselves? Why is it important that we do see ourselves as beautiful and love ourselves? What does it mean and look like to love ourselves unconditionally? AND The big ones... HOW can we get to a point where we love and accept ourselves We cannot wait to speak to Alysha about all this it's going to be something pretty amazing!
62 minutes | Jun 18, 2020
#44 What it was like getting blown up in Afghanistan - Simon Harmer
How to Find Gratitude in the most difficult of circumstances There is no way we can go through life and not get ourselves into situations which pull us down and challenge us and we think that life is happening TO US and that life is against us Well, what if during those struggles and the hard times we could actually find gratitude for them!? We could find inspiration in them? Sounds like a crazy notion right? WELL not for our guest this week We are so excited to be joined by our good friend and personal inspiration Simon Harmer from www.simonharmer.com Simon is joining us to talk about his impactive and inspiring story, and how he found gratitude in a situation that most would crumble in Simon describes himself as a Public Speaker 🎙 Amputee ♿️ Veteran💂♂️ Blast Survivor 💥 Open Water Swimmer 🏊♂️ WIS Advocate 🇬🇧 In 1997 he joined the British Army as a Combat Medic, where they taught him to soldier and how to save lives In 2009 his life changed forever after he received injuries from an explosion from an IED With help, he rebuilt his life and Simon threw himself into various challenges all over the world. Later, he became a volunteer ambassador for several service charities because he wanted to help those in a similar situation as he finds himself in and repays the dept of help he felt he owed. Now he speaks about his experiences and what he has learned from them. We are going to be chatting all things adversity and finding the GOOD and being GRATEFUL for the challenges in your life like Simon did DO NOT miss this it’s going to be one to watch over and over for sure!
60 minutes | Jun 10, 2020
#43 How to use the art of Persuasion to empower yourself to take back control with David Thomson
Who wants to win in this little thing we call life? We ALL do, but sometimes we can really feel like life is working AGAINST us rather than for us The key to winning in life is to have the RIGHT attitude, and if we admit it most of us don’t have the right attitude Most of us exist in life, but life really is a game and if you know how to play it right you are going to WIN and play it really right you are going to WIN big! You have to be able to Influence yourself to be your own motivator by adopting the right attitude in ANY situation you find yourself in But how do you do that? Well lucky enough for you we have one of the WORLDS leading experts (no joke) David Thomson coming to chat to us and share his wealth of knowledge on How to get the right attitude for success What it is How we can use it every single day and how to motivate ourselves by positively influencing our own decisions out of situations IF you apply what David is going to talk to you about - trust us - it WILL change your life as it did ours A dear friend and mentor, David is one of the most if not the most successful person we have the pleasure to know His charisma and passion for life is infectious David’s back story is one that will leave you jaw dropped and full of respect for him and for what he has created with his life He has studied under the master of social psychology who is Dr Cialdini and is only one of 6 people in the WORLD who can teach his principals in the art of persuasion and influence His other mentors include Socrates, Deepak Chopra, Bandler, Grinder, and Bassham. These people are truly the greats and David has soaked up their teaching and applied his own magic to creates something really empowering for anyone he works with This talk WILL leave you empowered, enlightened and give you the tools to change your life....if you chose too https://www.linkedin.com/in/david-thomson-cmct%C2%AE/ www.suada.com
57 minutes | Jun 4, 2020
#42 How to look after your Skin in lockdown with Rosanna Shaw
I don’t know about you but it’s been an age since I visited a beauty salon and we are beginning to look like trolls! lol With beauty salons still closed and pamper treatments seeing like they are an age off we wanted to get an expert in to come and talk to you guys about how you can pamper yourself right now to help you feel better We are going to be talking to Rosanna from Rosanna Shaw who is the owner of Rosanna Shaw Health and Beauty Clinic of Holburn, London Rosanna has been a Beauty Therapist and Skin specialist for over 25 years. That’s a lot of knowledge and expertise Rosanna is passionate about helping people get amazing results from look after themselves and helps her clients to be knowledgeable about their skin and beauty products giving people the truth behind scientific proven results She really does believe in natural beauty and enhancing what you have to get you great results with a no nonsense approach We are going to be talking about Why it is important that we look after our skin especially during lockdown Why you may have noticed some changes to your skin during lockdown Talk you through how to perform your own mini facial and explain all about masks and serums AND Rosanna is going to give you some tips on how to keep your nails and hands looking fresh until you can get to the salon It really is not one to be missed ESPECIALLY if you miss the salon right now and are starting to feel a bit rough around the edges Rosanna is at the rescue to help you polish up and looking fresher, feeling great and even more beautiful! So put this one in your diaries and share this with anyone who you THINK could do with hearing this invaluable information
60 minutes | May 27, 2020
#41 How Calmer Parents have calmer teenagers with Paul Mcgee AKA the Sumo guy
We often get approached by parents with teenagers saying that they have difficulties with them and their moods and how they act Often parents want to try and “control” their teenagers and work externally on THEM However, there could be another way and it is because of that reason that we are honoured and also excited to invite Paul McGee on to speak to you about how being a calmer YOU can lead CALMER teenagers Paul is one heck of a guy he is a Sunday Times best selling author, and motivational speaker specialising in relationships, resilience and getting the best out of life. Paul has written 11 best-selling books including How not to worry S.U.M.O (Shut Up Move On) How to speak so people really listen Self-Confidence how to have a great life How to succeed with people S.U.M.O Your relationships and his 12th one will be on this subject about teens He really is a very decorated and highly skilled coach in this arena and he is going to blow you all away! When Paul said that he is writing his upcoming book on THIS very subject we jumped at the chance of having him come and share his knowledge and wisdom with you all We are going to be chatting about Why do we find it hard to be calm with our teenagers Why it is important that parents are calm The benefits of it harnessing this skill Plus we will be looking at some of the mistakes that you have seen parents make? AND Paul is going to share with us the lessons he has learnt from a Hippo and a Beachball Yes, we did say a Hippo AND a Beachball!
57 minutes | May 19, 2020
#40 The art of mental Resilience with Christie Alkin & Louis Plumridge
I don’t know about you but we feel that our mental capacities are being tested right now 😰 There is so much going on and I don’t know one person who has not been affected by the current situation mentally 🤯 This is why we HAD to get this amazing tag team on to speak to you all and share their wonderful experience and knowledge about mental resilience 🧠💪🏼 We are going to be joined by not just ONE person but TWO!! Yes, TWO on Monday and we could not be more excited! 💜💚 First up we have someone you all know who we have spoken to before Christie Alkin Christie Victoria she founded Coaching with Christie when she was faced with her own redundancy and she found a calling from that to teach others resilience and the power of mindset in adversity. ❤️ On top of that, she has 10 years of qualified experience as an occupational therapist helping people with mental health needs including mental resilience I mean who better to chat to you about this than Christie! BUT it does not stop there Also joining us to make up this DREAM TEAM will be Louis Plumridge of LP Performance is an expert coach within the fitness and elite performance industry. He uses his military experience and my coaching skills, to guide thrill-seekers through a journey to become physically and mentally robust so they can live a life of adventure. I mean HOW COOL IS THAT! Louis is going to be sharing some of his stories about how he built up his mental resilience and how these experiences are drawing a parallel with what is going on right now 🙌🏻 We are going to be looking at What is mental resilience Why do we need it Why can it be difficult to get it How can we get it AND WHY it’s so important PLUS we will be drawing on Christie and Louis’s experience and stories to draw powerful parallels to help you guys
72 minutes | May 13, 2020
#39 Finding your inner voice and ridding the negativity with Doc Voice
Did you know that your VOICE is EVERYTHING It is the sound of who you are and it's the energy you are putting out into the universe BUT so many of us have lost our voices and if we do have one they can be full of negativity and hate towards ourselves The issue is we have no idea the devastation that this is causing to us in our lives We use our voice everyday but we take it for granted and do not use it to our FULL potential But how do we change that? WELLLLL we are UBER excited to bring to you a REAL expert in this field. He is a very good friend and mentor of ours he is the man behind Sam Smith‘s voice, the WORLD’s NUMBER 1 VOCAL transformational COACH - Anthony Wade - Dr Voice. We’re incredibly excited to announce that the one and only @therealdrvoice - Anthony Wade - will be joining us He has coached Grammy Award winner Sam Smith, and one of his pupils include the BBC’s ‘The Voice’ winner Jermain Jackman and BBC Radio 1 superstar RIKA in the charts. He is no ordinary singing/vocal trainer, but an expert in removing the mental and emotional blocks preventing people reaching their ultimate life goals in both the singing and speaking voice. Come and join us if you would like to experience an awakening in your voice with some techniques to take away and try to every day to wake you up to your true sound! We are going to be asking Why is the voice the soundtrack to your life and what doe that mean? Why is negative talk so damaging to us and why is finding your voice is so important PLUS how can breathing effect this This is going to be REALLY FUN and hugely transformational we can FEEL it already! L&B
55 minutes | May 7, 2020
#38 What is Pain with Rushabh Savla
Pain and injuries are something that can stop us from leading a healthy lifestyle because they can stop us from exercising BUT can we stil exercise when we have pain or injuries Something that Rushabh is REALLY passionate about and LOVES to talk about so we invited him on to come and speak to you guys about it We are going to be talking to Rush about What is the difference between pain and discomfort? When should we NOT train? When is it ok to train? How we can manage pain so we can crack on and MOVE our bodies Here is a little bit about Rush Rushabh Savla or ‘Rush’ as everyone calls him is the founder of R&D Physio. Multiple surgeries and injuries threw him into physiotherapy (quite literally). His personal mission has always been the driving force behind the R&D’s mission to inspire and empower people to push beyond their potential. He is a golf specialist physiotherapist working with Titleist Performance. Shoulders, Head & Neck injuries are his specialities. Growing up in Kenya he has always been surrounded by a strong ethos in his community to give back. His view on helping people is simple - Treat with the intention of curing - not just a quick fix. So you can see THIS is why we are so excited to have him on with you guys!
53 minutes | May 4, 2020
#37 claire Mackaness Its going all arty crafty
Hobbies seem to be a dying thing in the modern world with work and family life taking over we never seem to find time for ourselves and REST We seem to have lost OURSELVES and what we ENJOY in the pursue of just DOING daily life We always advocate having a hobby of some sort because it is therapeutic AND you get to be CREATE and more importantly IN the present moment So we have our very special guest Claire Mackaness from Beautiful Things coming on to chat about Why it is so important to have a hobby How it helps our mental state What kind of craft may be good for you How to get into it! Claire is a close friend and a super businesswoman and crafter You may remember the vlog we did together when we went clothes shopping? WE LOVE what Claire stands for She teaches craft & sewing classes for both adults and children from her lovely homely studio in Ingrave as well as internationally via the power of the internet - gotta the tinternet! She likes nothing more than inspiring people to achieve a sense of personal accomplishment. Beautiful Things allows you to feel nurtured and encouraged to create something from start to finish that you can be eternally proud of.
54 minutes | Apr 21, 2020
#36 Andy Lopata talks about being Vulnerable
Asking for help can seem to be one of the hardest things to do at times 🤷🏻♀️ We keep quiet and just get on with it, struggling along in silence 🤫 There is some sort of stigma that says we must "just carry on" and that "you got yourself into this you get yourself out of it" 😰 If THAT resonates with you then you are going to have your SOCKS blown off this Monday 🧦 We have a VERY special guest Andy Lopata who is coming to talk to you all about being vulnerable and asking for help 📣 We are going to talk about why we find it so difficult to ask for help 📣 How we can learn to speak up and ask for help and NOT to feel it is a weakness or something to be ashamed of 📣AND I am sure he has some TOP tips on how to do this and feel empowered by it His forthcoming book 'Just Ask' is all about the importance of seeking help and support so he is JUST the right person to come and talk to you guys about this 🙌🏻 He is a TRUE EXPERT so don't miss it! Andy was labeled ‘Mr. Network’ by The Sun, Andy was called ‘one of Europe’s leading business networking strategists’ by the Financial Times and ‘a true master of networking’ by the Independent.
56 minutes | Apr 14, 2020
#35 Patrick Rea The Master of Meditation
Patrick Rea who is leading London's BIGGEST Meditation Community right now, which is a pretty epic thing - we always bring you guys the best! Right now the Meditation scene is HUGE and even more so people are telling us "Dude you should meditate" But what IS meditation Why should we be doing it HOW should we do it? AND of course, those top tips that everyone likes to be able to APPLY Patricks teachings As we said Patrick is a community leader, leading London's largest meditation community. He is also a life coach, who won Innovative Training Programme of the Year in 2016 and was invited to the Houses of Parliament because of it. Patrick is happiest when helping his community so we thought let's invite him on to chat to you guys
41 minutes | Apr 6, 2020
#34 Christie Alkin Miss Motivation
It's already happening, the motivation train is coming to a stop. It was all shiny and new this whole working out at home but as the days have gone on it's just been put in the back of the wardrobe like those old flares from the 1970s that seemed were a good buy at the time WELL fear not gang we have a motivation EXPERT Christie coming in to have a chat with us and you about motivation This woman is PRETTY amazing she has 10 years of qualified experience as an occupational therapist helping people with mental health needs. She founded Coaching with Christie when she was faced with her own redundancy and she found a calling from that to teach others resilience and the power of mindset in adversity. She is a personal inspiration to us with what she has achieved with her own motivation to train and we think she is going to blow your sock off with what she has to share We are going to be chatting about motivation but more specifically What is it? Why do we need it? How can you get it? And the big one WHY finding the motivation to train at home is difficult?? and of course those obligatory top tips for you all!
56 minutes | Apr 1, 2020
#33 Lizi Gambell The unschooled life
Lizi has been homeschooling her children since day dot and she is going to come and talk to us and give us her top tips for helping YOU stay emotionally well balanced during this time Because if you cannot do that no homeschooling will happen! PLUS she is going to share her passionate views on what is happening with kids right now and how we should perhaps we treating the whole situation....it should be interesting!
59 minutes | Apr 1, 2020
#32 Tim box talks about Anxiety and the coronavirus
We have quite a few anxious bunnies out there right now, so we thought why don't we call in the big guns to chat to you all about it SO we called Captain Anti Anxiety Tim! (yes I did just make that up) He is going to come and have a chat with us about his FAV subject Anxiety and give us some of his top tips on how to deal with anxiety right now! So come and join us here on Wednesday morning at 10 am See you then! L&B Here is a little bit about Tim so you can get to know him before we go live Tim Box DipCAH, HPD, FMAHA, MNCH (reg) is a remedial hypnotist and mind management expert who has successfully run a flourishing full-time therapeutic practice for the last eight years as well as being an associate of one of the top practices in London's Harley Street for three years. After escaping the family plumbing business in 2009 he was originally trained in hypnosis at the world-renowned Hypnoarts Academy by Jonathan Chase. Tim went on in 2014 to become one of only a handful of people in the world to be awarded a fellowship of the academy, as well as eventually becoming one of their senior trainers. In 2015 Tim created his CONTROL system based on his experiences with clients and the learnings from thousands of 1 to 1 sessions. Tim now teaches his method throughout the world and has qualified more than 50 CONTROL Practitioners in the UK, Europe, and the United States. In 2017 Tim released his first book: Clear Your Head, a guide to enjoying life without anxiety get- ting in the way. It quickly became an Amazon number 1 bestseller in its category. Tim is also an accomplished public speaker and regularly delivers talks on hypnosis, mindset, and how to improve your thinking. In 2019 he delivered his first TED talk on the subject of anxiety.
24 minutes | Oct 23, 2019
#31 Ep 4 The Fitmind Project - walking podcast - staying healthy when stress hits
In this Episode me and loz discuss how the stay fit and healthy when stress hits. I see the stress in life is on the increase as life is becoming faster and faster, we are trying to fit more and more into our days, and the first thing that we neglect is our health. so loz and i want to share some tips and tricks to keep you fit and healthy whilst the stress is upon us. Enjoy
11 minutes | Jun 6, 2019
#30 Vitamin D whats it benefits - Rock Solid - Fitmind Project
This podcast has been taken from our educational videos and in this episode, I talk to you about the benefits of Vitamin D
22 minutes | May 16, 2019
#29 Ep 3 The Fitmind Project - walking podcast - health trackers
Fitness/Health trackers are they are friend or foe, today on this walking podcast we discuss this very subject, are you getting hung up on what the numbers are saying, are we getting addicted to the scores. We have mixed ideas about them good or bad whats your thoughts?
15 minutes | May 1, 2019
#28 How to get back into Exercise - Rock Solid The Fitmind Project
How do you get back to exercise when you have taken a break!? It can be one of the hardest things to do because you feel like you are climbing a mountain again. Everything aches....you start to run before you can walk and then boom you get an injury and the while cycle starts again! But what is the best way? Can we just go back and slip into what we were doing before? Or do we need to take things a little slower? How do we make sure that we don't stop? How do we make sure we get at least something done? I have taken 4 months off of training with my Martial Arts....it can be hard to get back to it once you have had a break. I put together this little story/vlog about this with some extra TIP and HINTS at the end from Baz and I PLUS some extra special loving from Sifu Vik Hothi as he gives his top tips to getting back to training after basically dieing....TO smashing a world record! Join me on my journey on my first day back on the mats and find out what it is like for a seasoned PT and fitness type person. Trust me...it's not all glamour and easy burpees! So if you struggle to get back to exercise check this out! Massive Love
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