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Learning to Breathe

As a child I suffered from asthma. Every year I would spend long spells in the hospital and take weeks off school while I struggled to breathe. Faith Healing My parents took me to various specialists and paediatricians and made sure I took my medication every day.  They also brought me before every faith healer […]

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Learning to Listen to my Body

This morning, while talking with my coach, I realised that I’ve not been paying attention to my body. Lord knows it’s been trying to grab my attention in some fairly dramatic ways lately but I’ve chosen to ignore it. Neck and Shoulder Pain It started by telling me it didn’t like the fact that I […]

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Do Self-Help Books Really Work?

Depending on the company, it can take some courage to admit to reading and enjoying self-help books. The subject regularly divides opinion. There will always be those who see self-help authors as preying on vulnerable people and laughing all the way to the bank, and the people who read self-help books as somewhat lacking or […]

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