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Jan 11, 2024
Chris Collins - ICF ACC. Life Coach.
Do you struggle to bounce back from setbacks and find it challenging to cope with stress or change? Does it lead you to think less clearly and make poor decisions or perhaps no decisions, even avoiding things altogether? If this is you and you want to change things up for the better, then you’re by no means alone and I have something on the way that will help! If you have seen my early editorials in Made or on social media/LinkedIn, you will know that I’ve personally been through some truly life changing events. How do I and others like me successfully get through these challenges relativ...

Dec 16, 2022
As we find ourselves at the most wonderful time of the year again, we can choose how we get through it. Easier said then done? If you need to hear some hints, tips and more importantly give yourself permission to be selfish, then read on.
I know you may not like it and lots of us don’t like to hear the ‘C’ word this early. However, before you know it, Christmas is going to be upon us and I, in the past have certainly used it as an excuse to eat what I like, drink what I like and not really take care of myself. Leading to feeling exhausted in the New Year, alongside digestive challenges like bloating, coming down with a cold and experiencing January blues.

Oct 30, 2022
starting to see clearly
As we age, our sight tends to become less clear, and some of us will develop what is known as 'Dry Age-related Macular Degeneration'. When this happens, the central area of our vision darkens and becomes blurred, making it difficult to see detail, and preventing activities such as driving, reading, watching TV, using computers, tablets, and so on. Even recognising faces can prove difficult.

Sep 7, 2021
get your health back
The saying “You can’t pour from an empty cup” has been used in life coaching for many years for good reason.

May 20, 2021
Recover from the affect's of COVID-19
At the time of writing this editorial (13th April 2021) there have been over 136 million confirmed cases of Coronavirus worldwide. What is perhaps less well known is that of this 136 million, approximately 10% will have developed long-COVID. Recovery time from COVID-19 is different for every individual, and while many will have their symptoms resolved by 12 weeks, several will have ongoing issues for longer; it is too soon to tell the long-term effects as this is still a relatively new condition. The most common symptoms of long-COVID are fatigue, breathlessness, and brain fog, but it can a...

Feb 21, 2021
Back Pain
Following on from my previous editorials on ergonomics and exercise when working from home, this month we are going to look at one of the most common injuries resulting from lack of physical activity and poor working posture: back pain.

Jan 1, 2021
Working from home
Following on with our working from home theme, did you know that exercise not only has a huge impact on your mental and physical health, but it can also help to prevent injury and improve and increase your work productivity too? So how can you exercise at home?