7 things I wish I had known when I was in high school

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In American teen films, you’ll often find a philosophical college counsellor or a wise old teacher who dishes out pearls of wisdom. At my high school, it was the elderly Chaplain who tried (perhaps a little too hard) to fill this role.
One day, after I had received some disciplinary action for arriving late to school, the Chaplain said to […]

‘Fitspiration’ is for amateurs: Practical strategies and tools to help you get moving

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When we think of people who exercise every day, we typically think of people who are super motivated and inspired and full of positive thinking. Maybe these people are sipping on a green smoothie or striking a yoga pose on the beach with their hands in prayer position.
Look, I like green smoothies. I really do. But I’m getting a little […]

Making friends with exercise: How to become someone who exercises every day without becoming a ‘gym junkie’

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Over the last few years, exercise has become a non-negotiable part of my day. Friends and family now call me a ‘gym junkie’ but believe me, I’m not.
Typically when you think of ‘gym junkies’, you think of people who have huge bulging muscles and are striving to achieve a perfectly chiseled physique. I am not one of those people. […]