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Are you living in your thoughts

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Have you ever been driving, got to your destination and can’t remember anything about the journey? Yep, me too! Why is that? Chances are you will have been thinking throughout the duration of the journey, you were living in your thoughts. The thing is, most of us spend over 80% of our time in our thoughts. That’s a long time in our imagination. Is this a good or a bad thing? This depends on...

How to improve your punching technique with slow motion video

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In this post I’ll describe how to improve your punching technique using slow motion video and the benefits of getting up first thing in the morning whilst doing exercise that you love. For the last few months I have been struggling to motivate myself to do exercise. So with my Krav Maga instructor Sam, who was up for the weekend, he asked me if I wanted to do some pad work early on Sunday...

Pieces of life – A poem from the life of Ken Kitson

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During 2009, my long time friend Ken Kitson approached me to create a piece of artwork for his up and coming poetry book, Moods, Moments & Memories. This was to be a collection of fifty original poems which explored some of the closest moments and people throughout Ken’s life. As well as being a close friend since I was 17, Ken Kitson is a well known Yorkshire actor having starred in...

The 11 Steps to Finding Success – Your foundation to do anything

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Learn the 11 Steps to Finding Success and coach yourself to succeed in any area of your life. The 11 Steps to Finding Success eBook is the foundation of what I do in every area of my life. I have read countless self help books and entrepreneurial journeys which all describe how they have achieved success. There are two problems with this: 1. Success has different meanings for different people 2...

The Speakmans Workshops 2017 – Best Ever You Tour

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The Speakmans Workshops Announced For 2017 The Speakmans Workshops for 2017 were recently announced by Nik & Eva Speakman and they have released a limited number of dates and places. Last year I again went to see The Speakmans at their 2016 How To Be Happy Tour LIVE. It was a fantastic show, but for me it lacked the intimacy of their 2015 How To Be Happy Tour workshops which I loved. This...

3D Pumpkin Carving of Helio Gracie for Halloween

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It’s that 3D pumpkin carving time of year again. That time when the darker nights close in and my body clock changes. All I feel like doing is eating comfort food and wrapping up warm. It’s also the start of a great time of year with lots of traditions and creative opportunity. Amazing halloween 3D pumpkin carving Last year I created a 3D pumpkin carving of John Terry. Moving on from...

What is a Multipotentialite? It’s me!

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Deletion to Multipotentialite What the heck is a Multipotentialite? More on this in a minute, however a week ago I announced on all my of my social media profiles that I was coming off them. At that point in time I felt there were a lot of reasons for this. It is a situation I have been in before where I needed to clear my head, wipe the blackboard clean so I could look at things from a fresh...

The Speakmans Tour Review 2016 – Plus 7 essential tips to get the best out of their event

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For those of you who are considering going to see The Speakmans, here is my Speakmans Tour Review and 7 essential tips so that you can get the best out of going to see them. The Speakmans Tour Review 2016 – Bridgewater Hall I last went to see Nik & Eva Speakman at The Speakmans 2015 How to be Happy event in Nottingham last October in 2015. It was fair to say that this event totally...

My journey so far

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Whilst writing the ‘About’ page I realised that there was no way I could condense my journey so far into one super condensed paragraph! I will probably keep adding to this page, but I’ll try not to go into too much detail as I will be writing individual articles on the various topics mentioned here. For now, here is my journey so far . . . Computers, Organs & the outdoors...

Fear of the dentist – How to overcome dentophobia

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LEARNING TO CHALLENGE YOUR FEAR OF THE DENTIST In October 2015 I attended The Speakmans How To Be Happy event in Nottingham. I attended to see if I could cure my fear of the dentist and fear of flying phobias. A week later I managed to get on an aeroplane with no medication, something I hadn’t been able to do for years! Six months later I attended my dentist. I would usually start feeling anxious...

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