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How do you keep yourself going in your chosen exercise? I’ve recently taken up swimming laps after a long hiatus. I’m talking years. I grew up going to a school swimming club in summer, from primary school right through high school. It was family thing. As an adult I’ve found that every now and again I go back to it. In the last few years I’ve had some medical conditions …

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This week is Mental Health Week! VALUE MENTAL HEALTH Our own mental health and well-being, that of our loved ones, friends and colleagues, at home, at work and at play. Remember – there’s no health without mental health!! Many of us are very good at looking after others, and sometimes it’s necessary to put others’ needs before our own, however this post is about looking after ourselves. The bottom line …

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Motivation is the drive we have to do something… and can be internal (intrinsic) or external (extrinsic) which simply identifies it’s origin. In a sense, intrinsic pushes us towards that activity, and extrinsic pulls us towards it. If we build a lego plane because of the challenge and sense of accomplishment, that motivation is coming from within us. If we build it because of the chance of winning a …

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