We dream of becoming the butterfly that flutters deep within us. But what does it really mean to radically transform from a crazed caterpillar into a bold butterfly? Take fitness as an example: If I was completely unfit (which I am not, but if I was) and was to radically transform my fitness, then going… Continue reading What is “radical transformation” anyway?
Author: Helen Bennett
The Transformation Begins
2019 is the year of my metamorphosis - from hungry caterpillar to beautiful butterfly. I am 40 years old and for 24 years I have struggled with bulimia. When I was sixteen I was caught in crippling self loathing, major negative body image issues and overwhelming "not good enough" syndrome. Being fat to me, was… Continue reading The Transformation Begins
The power of the promise of metamorphosis
Yesterday I put this image on my Facebook page: Astoundingly I have had more shares of that image than any of the other things I've posted on Facebook in a long long long time. And it wasn't just the gals who were sharing it. Nope. Big, bad-ass, mix martial arts men were boldly sharing away.… Continue reading The power of the promise of metamorphosis
What to do when you wake up in a flat panic.
Some days I wake up in a wobble. My world seems to spinning out of control and it's not even 6am yet!!! Panic starts to take hold. It's hard to get back to center of days like these - when my healthy routine is out of the window and taking care of me is postponed… Continue reading What to do when you wake up in a flat panic.
What’s the Best Way to Stay Fit and Trim?
Confession Time. When my business (a CrossFit Box and Sport Centre) closed down in May 2015 I actually couldn't bear the thought of any kind of physical training for months afterwards. I was completely overtrained. And the trauma of losing the business made me never want to see a CrossFit gym again. But recently, to… Continue reading What’s the Best Way to Stay Fit and Trim?
Disconnect to Reconnect.
Yesterday I went off the grid. After a weekend of worrying about “WTF am I doing?" I decided to allow myself to explore every option without the interruption of the connected world. I didn’t worry about all the things I “should” be doing. Instead I got out into nature, chatted to loved ones and just… Continue reading Disconnect to Reconnect.
The 8 Laws of Health that just about everyone is breaking.
Forget supplements, pills, and the latest fad diet. All the ancient cultures knew that if you followed these 8 Simple Laws then good health is practically guaranteed. - SUNSHINE on your skin (at least 20min per day). - Breathe good clean AIR. - Drink good clean WATER. - Eat good clean FOOD. - Daily PHYSICAL… Continue reading The 8 Laws of Health that just about everyone is breaking.
Beginner’s Breakfast Beet Juice
This juice is delish!! It's sweet and zingy - perfect for starting your day when you can't face another green juice. I made this juice for a complete Vegetable Juice Virgin. He is also a fanatical carnivore and anti all things green. As far as he unconcerned, "We simply can't eat enough meat and ice… Continue reading Beginner’s Breakfast Beet Juice
The Path to Happiness
Sometimes we are so busy being dedicated students of happiness, mindfulness and contentment that we just plain forget that we need to have fun along the way!! In fact many would argue that our soul "job" in life is the pursuit of joy. And with that in mind.... it's a glorious day outside and it's time… Continue reading The Path to Happiness
When The Wheels Fall Off
"We don't stop driving to Cape Town just because we get a puncture in one tyre!", says my infinitely wise friend Zane, "We don't take the other three tyres off the car and say, 'Oh, Well Fuck it!' ". He has a point. So why then, when we commit to something, do we give up… Continue reading When The Wheels Fall Off
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