I feel that we too often we sit back and settle for second best when we can be amazing , be unique, love our life and help others do and feel the same.
What is your passion in life? Have you found your truth and know why you are here, on the planet, to do what and help who?
These questions, when I asked myself, revealed that I have a passion to help others with their pain, their back pain, to relieve it, and on the way rediscover things about themselves, so they can run about with the kids on the beach, go surfing again, walk in the woods with a freind – have no back or hip pain, go for a run with no pain and increase their running time, smile more and rely less on drugs for pain relief, all of those things make me happy.
My back pain workshops (bookings and dates : https://bookwhen.com/melcollie) show that rest is not the prescription for back pain, but a whole body view, yes, certain exercises, but also nutrition is key to reduce inflammation as well as hydration.
Cornwall is a lovely place to live…I love walks on the beach, in the sun as well as the wind, walks in the woods nearby.
A wonderful place to unwind and relax.
But, even though I love Pilates I also love Yoga & using hand weights in resistance training sessions, mixing up the training so its an overall holistic view, especially as I get older and with osteopenia in my lumbar spine , nutrition, hydration and bone building strength exercises plus flexibility is key to a healthier future.
Now, I adore food, didnt used to, (sorry mum!) but now I just love to eat so many flavours from around the world, Mexican, Italian and Spanish being the main ones! My struggles were with eating and being interested in food when I grew up, I was skinny, sick with anaemia and a sickly teenager.
This changed when I went looking for alternatives for HRT, a natural alternative to help balance the hormones & that turns out it comes down to food, digestion, the liver, the endocrine system, everything…Now I pass this information on to clients, to help them too seek and become the greatest version of themselves they want to be.
Meditation , daily, calms my mind and helps me to simple “be”. Its not a religious thing, its a personal thing. Theres so many ways to find your inner calm and strength, not having to live by others views of you that keep you down and stop you being “you”.
To be beautiful means to be yourself ..